Immediate Family
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Immediate Family
Glenn Close and James Woods star in this artery-clogging schmaltz about a childless couple who desperately want to have a baby. Linda (Close) and Michael Spector (Woods) are an upscale couple who have everything -- except a child. Linda mists over after she takes her temperature, plans the correct time for conception, and then her period starts. Despite medical intervention, the Spectors cannot conceive. They finally decide to adopt a child and meet the pregnant 17-year-old Lucy (Mary Stuart Masterson), who decides that the Spectors can provide a better home for her child than she and her… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An intriguing and important watch"
‑ Clint Morris, Film Threat
"Lovely performances elevate this predictable drama."
‑ Nell Minow, Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
"A sappy success, mixing laughter, drama and trepidation, but most of all, heart."
‑ Janet Branagan, Apollo Guide
"A lifeless domestic drama that drags its sentimental heels about the childless stagnation of a middle-aged couple. Want an emotional uplift? Attend a PTA meeting instead!"
‑ Frank Ochieng, Movie Eye
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