A Home at the End of the World
A Home at the End of the World (2004)

A tale that chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends who couldn't be more different. From suburban Cleveland in the 60s, to New York City in the 80s--where they meet an older women--a journey of trials, triumphs, loves… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 2, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
49%
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User Score
68%



Critic Score: 49% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Flawed but sincere -- the sort of thoughtful, adult movie that rarely appears in the summer.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

Casting is everything in a film like this, and in the major roles, Mayer scores two out of three.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Great acting, but soap opera-ish. Not for kids.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

Despite some very good acting in most roles, the people on the screen seem like types with labels.

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Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic

Although the actors do a magnificent job with the piffle, the characters hardly ever act the way real people do in the situations they are presented with. They act, instead, the way characters in a movie act.

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Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews

shorter than THE HOURS and this is the main reason why Michael Cunnigham should be pleased with this adaptation of his work

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

It may sound like grade-A melodrama, but A Home at the End of the World turns out to be much more ambitious -- and, unfortunately, less interesting.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

What keeps the movie going, far longer than the screenplay deserves, are fine performances all around.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Whether Colin Farrell is cast-against-type or miscast in this mediocre adaptation of Cunningham's evocative novel is a matter of debate

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Bathsheba Monk
I'm so used to fast-paced American film, that when a real story unfolds i have to force myself to slow down and pay attention. That was the case here, and… More
jay nixon
Colin Farrell and Sissy Spacek give masterful performances.
Jim Hunter
A free-spirited, sexually flexible threesome form a makeshift family unit during the 1980s. Colin Farrell wasn't as annoying as he could have been.… More
Walter M.
"A Home at the End of the World" starts in Cleveland, 1967 where nine year-old Bobby is introduced to the wonders of marijuana by his older brother.… More
Apeneck Fletcher
Unconventional people do unconventional things in this daring screen adaptation of Michael Cunningham's story about members of a love triangle that decide… More
Mike T.
This film got off to such an awful start that I immediately regretted buying it. It didn't turn out to be a masterpiece, but it contains some very moving… More