$5 a Day (Five Dollars a Day)
$5 a Day (Five Dollars a Day) (2008)

A con man and his traditional son compete to live on five dollars a day in this THINKFilm release starring Christopher Walken and Alessandro Nivola. Calendar Girls director Nigel Cole helms the picture, penned by Tippi and Neal H.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 24, 2010
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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

$5 a Day isn't perfect, but it does examine some of the issues that we have when connecting with our parents as adults.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...very amusing and agreeable...

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Brian Orndorf

Dreadfully formulaic and absent a thoughtful emotional core, the picture is best valued as a forgettable trifle starring Hollywood's most enduring weirdo.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

The success of the piece rests on Nivola's calm adaptability as fatherly hi-jinx tries his patience and makes its mark on his heart.

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Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Fresh, funny, warm, well-written script, great actors...what more could you want? This movie is wonderful. The whole concept behind this movie was a treat.… More
Jeffrey Meyers
A surprisingly effective, unique, funny, and mostly well written indie dramedy. It features Christopher Walken at his best, he manages to be both eccentric,… More
Sarah Prisbylla
Enjoyable movie that's not too deep or too light...it finds a happy medium. Funny and also endearing in a Christopher Walken sort of way.