Dinner with Friends
Dinner with Friends (2001)

A happily married couple discover their friends are not as happy as they thought, and they begin to wonder how sound their own relationship can be, in this made-for-cable adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Donald Margulies.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 22, 2002
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88%
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46%


Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bruce Fretts
Entertainment Weekly

Astringently witty and ultimately heart shattering, ''Dinner With Friends'' is an expertly prepared gourmet feast in a world of TV dinners.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

Would be better filmed as a play, but as it is, is a wonderfully performed relationship drama

Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

There are moments of interesting honesty, and the players get to enjoy some meaty roles - especially Quaid, nicely underplaying one of the least showiest roles he's had in years.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

As an adult drama, Dinner With Friends is apt enough at exploring late-thirtysomething angst and crisis, well acting and paced with enough momentum to keep the story from dragging.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the performances are all note-perfect.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Norman Jewison's beautifully acted film is a tour de force with verbal fireworks, emotional surprises, and substantive insights into friendship, marriage, and divorce.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
Perhaps I am not enough of an intellectual, but I had difficulties with this movie. I find the discussion of what keeps a marriage fresh an interesting topic,… More
Leo L
A favorite. Fantastic film about a group of friends dealing with love, relationship, family, and friendship. Brilliant!
Alice Shen
Excellent script, performances, and concept, but despite all the deep emotions and intellectual rationalizations, I still found the story a little reductive.… More
Sunil Jawahir
Overdramatic and boring. Doesn't really bring anything new to relationship movies.

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