Afternoon Delight
Afternoon Delight (2013)

AFTERNOON DELIGHT is the story of Rachel, a stay-at-home mom who becomes obsessed with saving a stripper named McKenna. It's nine am. You've just dropped your kid off at school. Pick-up is at four. No one knows where you are, and no… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: February 18, 2014
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Critic Score
67%
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User Score
41%

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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Anderson
Newsday

The story doesn't hold together, but Hahn and Temple are terrific.

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Leba Hertz
San Francisco Chronicle

It's refreshing to hear dialogue that's natural and modern and doesn't try to pontificate. And the rewards are many.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a decent drama that isn't, in the end, able to reach the heights that writer/director Jill Soloway is clearly aiming for.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

The results are a little life lesson-y but well-observed.

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Sean O'Connell
Washington Post

"Afternoon Delight" puts the typical suburban mother's lifestyle under an uncomfortably honest microscope, then documents the sporadically funny and occasionally sad results.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

Mistaking smug self-awareness for satire, the film attempts to skewer yuppie privilege while accidentally wallowing in it.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

The entire film is good but the revelation here is Hahn, reliably one of the funniest women in Hollywood, now suddenly given a rich, complex and even sexy role.

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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register

Funny and trenchant, it isn't a shapely farce. It's a comedy of confusion that dares to be unlikable -- and somehow, that makes it more lovable.

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Jesse Hassenger
PopMatters

As Rachel enters her late-30s wilderness, Hahn only gets better.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Wasn't as good as I hoped, but still not bad movie. I actually thought it would hit the fan way worse than it did! Interesting idea for a movie dealing… More
Sol C
Kathryn Hahn and June Temple's performances are the best reasons to watch this film. They shine here. They have a great on screen chemistry. It is great… More
Manu Gino
The cure for the common marriage. Good Film! Afternoon Delight plays a bit like a Judd Apatow flick, from a female perspective. This is a perfect example of a… More
Panta Oz
Refreshingly different comedy-drama written and directed by Jill Soloway for which she received the directing award at the last Sundance Festival! She's… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars...
Lane Zieben
Afternoon Delight is a 'day in the life' kind of story of a mother played by Kathryn Hahn. She's typically known for her comedy, but like most… More