Based on 356 votes and 128 reviews
though it was a bit slow, this was a heartwarming drama and worth a watch.
i loved this movie. it was heart-wrenching and heartfelt. i have never seen clooney better than he was here and the two girls who played his daughters were outstanding. tough subject matter but a realistic view of a family dealing with a tragic situation. a must see.
very good movie...better than expected.
one of my all-time favourite films. clooney deserved the oscar for this moving, captivating story. excellent film.
i really enjoyed this movie. this is the first time i can say that clooney gave a great performance. alexander payne makes such interesting films and love and life.
excellent movie! few places i held my tears! it really touched me!
excellent movie !
Saw this movie just before my Hawaii vacation. Great movie. Real tear jerker.
This movie really sucked!! George cloney is a waste
loved this movie!
an exellent movie that touches on all the heart-strings. clooney was great.
great movie a bit slow. but kept me interested.
great flick! so happy to see it take best picture last night!
great acting, very emotional story. great movie.
i wanted them all to die. boring movie.
a very enlightening movie, with superb performances. loved it!
i thought this was an excellent movie. the hawaiin scenes and music was wonderful and george clooney was great!
a new name 4 the man who 9 out 0f 10 times chooses (oscar nominated) worthy roles. clever clooney exceptional performing artist of our generation
it was a good movie, don't go if you are feeling low as it is quite depressing in parts but gc and the girls good acting, amazing hawaii landscape. good story line, do not feel it is oscar worthy but its good, not great just good, a renter for sure
very heartwrenching movie to watch. great performances. very well written movie.
great movie..now i see why he was nominated for a academy award for it.....
i thought this movie was one of the best dramedies i've seen in years. a fantastic movie
very good, emotional movie tied together by outstanding performances, especially clooney.
this is a really bad movie and as usual, george clooney is overrated. very disjointed and awkward scenes involving a person on life support and her family. the best part of the movie was the visuals of hawaii and many ladies might say the 245 close ups of gorgeous george. yes, i'm jealous.
clooney never fails..........
a beautifully written and acted movie. clooney gives his best performance ever.
Best of the best this yr!
An emotional rollercoaster of a film. I laaghed, cried, got mad and sad at the same time. A lovely dramedy.
A very good movie that will make you want to hug your loved ones once the movie is over. An emotional ride.
George Clooney was great, as usual. One of the very few movies this year that actually brought a tear.
Great acting in the film.
After reading the reviews here, I am starting to think I was at a totally different movie! It was BORING! Clooney's acting was ODD! Scenes where he should have looked despondent, etc., he had a smirk on his face! However, scenery was beautiful. Wait for it to come out on DVD, or better yet, the free movie channel.
bridges and lillard !
typical of good searchlight
Loved the scenes from Kauai ... My favorite Hawaiian island!
Very good movie...Hopefully the OSCARS will remember this film and the great performance by CLooney.
very good movie.
One of the years very best films. Perfect script and acting here. Not to be missed.
This is a great movie - Oscar worthy for Clooney
George Clooney is excellent in every movie he makes.
I loved the movie, just saw it tonight and was so surprised...didn't know what it was about and was very impressed with the storyline and the acting. It was excellent, touching, funny and I shed a few tears...and of course George Clooney is always a joy to watch and he was especially handsome in this one!!
The storyline in this film moves very slowly. The film would have been better, had it been thirty minutes shorter. George is George. The sign of a good actor is that, while watching him act, you forget who he is. That never seems to happen with George Clooney. I found the young girls' language offensive. Their foul mouths added nothing to the story, rather took away from it. Beautiful scenery!
A miovie abiout family, love and hope. Great cast, led by clooney who gives a career-best performance.
very entertaining film!
Clooney was terrific...great to see him in an not so suave role. The young girls are stars to watch!
A great performance by George Clooney. A real story about loss and distance in a family. You will laugh and cry throughout this film. A beautifully told story.