The Joneses Reviews

  • The Joneses
    • Genre : Drama, Comedy
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 96 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Roadside Attractions
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      5 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • Though it's entertaining when the tone is light, The Joneses can't quite keep up with this sort of complexity
    2.5 of 4 by Connie Ogle [Miami Herald ]
  • this uneven cautionary tale that starts off incisively funny, then devolves into preachiness
    2.5 of 4 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • The Joneses manages a deft blend of the sexy, the sad and the silly
    3 of 4 by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel ]
  • The Joneses is fun until the plot turns maudlin
    Review rate : C+ by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • The Joneses is a refreshing twist on the mistaken identities and misunderstandings so many movies hinge upon
    Review rate : B by Steve Persall [St. Petersburg Times ]
  • The entire film hinges on a crucial fact about the family, one we learn pretty early
    3 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • The ending feels a bit rushed and incongruous, but the film never leaves behind the humanity of its characters
    by Michael Ordona [LA Times ]
  • No sale
    Review rate : C+ by Scott Tobias [A.V. Club ]
  • It's sad, really, because the movie begins with so much promise
    2.5 of 4 by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]
  • It's cute and clever to a point - especially if you don't know much about the film's premise going in
    2 of 4 by Janice Page [Boston Globe ]
  • In an entertaining way, the movie says something challenging, that it's possible to lose your life to stuff - and never even know it
    by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle ]
  • Consumption isn't the only thing conspicuous in this unsubtle satire
    by Michael Rechtshaffen [Hollywood Reporter ]
  • Considered one of the more audience friendly films
    3 of 5 by Steve Ramos [Boxoffice Magazine ]
  • And since you've already paid for the ticket, you might end up feeling cheated
    by A.O. Scott [NY Times ]
  • almost everything about The Joneses falls flat
    2 of 4 by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer ]
  • "The Joneses" starts with a fresh identity but finally feels like the product of a focus group
    2.5 of 4 by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch ]

Reader's Reviews

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