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

A terminally-ill con man and his estranged son endeavor to live on $5 a day during a cross country drive in this road trip comedy from director Nigel Cole (Saving Grace, Calendar Girls). Nat (Christopher Walken) may be a great con man, but… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 15, 2008
DVD Release Date: August 24, 2010
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
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
DVDTalk.com

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.