Beyond Therapy
Beyond Therapy (1987)

Neurotic Prudence meets the equally odd Bruce through a personal ad; all is well until she meets Bruce's live-in lover Bob. The chaos worsens when Prudence and Bruce seek help from their therapists, who are crazier than they are. This… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 2, 2003
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Vincent Canby
New York Times

There's no special logic at work. The performances are good, but the film has been assembled without an overriding sense of humor and style.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Robert Altman adapted Christopher Durang's play for this peculiar comedy that can't ever seem to find its rhythm.

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Pat Graham
Chicago Reader

He needs more characters to play with than Durang's analyst's couches and restaurant trysts can provide, and simply hasn't the body count to fill in the vacant frames.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's a movie in which every scene must have seemed like a lot of fun at the time, but, when they're edited together, there's no pattern to the movie, nothing to build toward, no reason for us to care. It's all behavior.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Steven Carrier
In the 1980s Robert Altman released a string of films that were based on popular plays, "Beyond Therapy" was one of them. While the film has some… More