Georgia Rule
Georgia Rule (2007)

Jane Fonda, Felicity Huffman, and Lindsay Lohan star in director Garry Marshall's tale of a rebellious young woman who is sent to spend the summer with her grandmother when her frustrated mother fails to find a means of curbing her… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 4, 2007
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
17%
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User Score
52%



Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Comedic and dramatic in all the wrong places, Georgia Rule is a confused dramedy that wastes the talents of its fine cast.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The confused script trades in such heavy topics as alcoholism and child sexual abuse, but every dramatic scene plays like one of those schmaltzy Happy Days moments that inevitably drew a big 'Awwwwww!' from the studio audience.

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

Director Garry Marshall has too much confidence that he can match the weighty issues here with the light comedy. He can't. Or at least he can't with this cast.

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Heather Huntington
ReelzChannel.com

Oh Lindsay Lohan, where has your talent gone?

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Melissa Anderson
Time Out New York

The film is unforgivable.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

The central problem with the movie isn't that it deals with several hot-button topics, but that it addresses them with a shocking lack of emotional honesty.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A film that's an utterly horrid exploitation of [star Lindsay] Lohan...

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

Time for a new book by Jane Fonda, and this time I expect a full chapter on how she got snookered into doing Georgia Rule.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

Georgia Rule doesn't make you feel good; it makes you queasy.

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Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

The kind of film your parents will cite as the reason they don't go to movies anymore.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Jane Fonda's always worth watching but this movie is a mess.
Alice Shen
These edgy/promiscuous/abused-girl roles don't really work as star vehicles if the actress is kind of a fuck-up in real life already. The story is… More
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WASN'T INTERESTED IN SEEING THIS MOVIE, BUT I HAPPEND TO COME ACROSSED IT ON T.V. ON A BORING SUNDAY NIGHT. THE TRUTH IS I HAD NO DESIRE TO SEE THIS MOVIE… More
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
I ran across this...and watched it one night..expecting the worst. To turn it off and go find something better to do...but there was something in this...… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
no-one should have to admit that theyve seen this... and i never will! .... uh i mean... i never will see it..yea
Leigh Ryan
It was okay. The acting was a bit over-dramatic.

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