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The Lucky Ones

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Drama

Release Date :

September 26, 2008 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Neil Burger

Starring :

Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Pena, Molly Hagan, Mark L. Young, Howard Platt, Arden Myrin, Coburn Goss

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..thoughtful..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
2.5 of 4

“..simply meander..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C

“..refreshing, if not exactly dramatically involving..”
by Sean Axmaker [Seattle Post Intelligencer]
2 of 4

“..definitely not funny but neither is it sad..”
by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
Review rate : B-

“..clichéd and formulaic..”
by Nathan Rabin [Onion AV Club]
1 of 4

“..cheap, ignorant, tone-deaf and condescending..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
“.."The Lucky Ones" has plenty of heart and courage..”
by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle]
Review rate : B-
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ken Fox [TV Guide]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
Reviewed by Laura Kern [NY Times]

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