Win Win Synopsis
A struggling attorney (Paul Giamatti) becomes the guardian of an elderly client.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This movie wins you over, head and heart, without cheating. It's just about perfect.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Confident enough to simply go with the exotica of average middle-class Americans who are well-intentioned, flawed, and dog-paddling like...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The story feels believable as a witty chronicle of human behavior, in contrast with the self-consciously satirical style of some indie...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Win Win, it turns out, isn't a tale of facile victory. It's a movie about how loss makes everyone do things they'll both defend and regret.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

Think "Napoleon Dynamite" and "Little Miss Sunshine." In many ways, Win Win fits that mold, which should make it McCarthy's most broadly...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
There's a wonderfully steely spine inside of Tom McCarthy'sWin Win," but it's hard to see at first because it's inside the doughy, everyman...
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80

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Warmly observed and solicitous of its audience to the point of caress, Win Win is as comfortable an experience at the movies as you might...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
The effect is an endearing and plainspoken clarity that stops just short of naturalism; the people in his movies don't seem real, exactly,...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The same kind of keen, empathetic observations that made "The Station Agent" and "The Visitor" so illuminating are at play here, too.
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75

NPR

By Scott Tobias
All these characters make a beautiful mess together, even if McCarthy spends too much time tidying it up.
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Win WIn is a WIN WIN

By triciaoc44
I went to a screening in NYC-the audience was laughing out loud and clapped at the end- this is great movie fun and uplifting- Paul GIamatti is perfectly cast as is Amy Ryan and CLare Foley who...

Win Win

By sheilafav
My husband and I thought this a very good movie...one of the best we've seen this year....

Thoroughly Enjoyable! A+

By HP11
Don't read any further, just GO SEE IT!! Wow, I figured this was a sleeper movie because I had seen no ads for it. But the theatre was packed! I figured they all must have come to see Paul...

Understated

By heymousse
Excellent movie, I was tired and still enjoyed it very much. Would recommend it to anyone that's in the mood for a drama with comedic elements. Great cast all around....

great movie

By idr888bg
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I loved it!

By vmcclellan
This movie was fantastic. It had me laughing out loud and feeling sentimental. The acting was superb. Giamatti nails the role, as usual. You can't go wrong, it's a win win!...

WIn Win

By mdoerschlag
4.5 out of 5. Go see it. Something in it for everyone...

#Winning

By MJherger
Great comedy drama without the sap. The blond guy appears to be quite talented - both his acting and wrestling chops! Saw a late showing and didn't need caffeine to power me through it, that's a...

By lalimasverde
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funny movie

By cinemastudiosoc
Awesome new cast and great movie! Paul Giamatti is amazing as always!...

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Rated R | For language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Mature dramedy triumphs with grace and wisdom.
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