Moonlight Mile
Moonlight Mile (2002)

Frequent television director Brad Silberling directs the romantic drama Moonlight Mile. Set in a Massachusetts town in the early '70s, Joe Nast (Jake Gyllenhaal) is distraught after the death of his fiancée. He moves in with her… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 11, 2003
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though the story feels rather contrived, Moonlight Mile is redeemed by the good performances of its cast.

Derek Adams
Time Out

With a relentless playlist of rock stand-bys, the film careers between jaunty and maudlin.

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Washington Post

The film isn't very likable.

Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

"Moonlight Mile" is about livable compromises and the doubt and panic that linger once life's plans scatter and persist even as they settle again. Moreover, it's about the hardship of survivors honoring someone from whom they're best off moving on.

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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

An awfully good, achingly human picture.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

It's too quirky, too scripted, too ... well, like a movie.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Probably one of the most realistic, poignant, and intimate portraits into the lives of characters in mourning.

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Washington Post

A combination of good story, nice moments and appealing texture.

Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

A gem of a movie.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

At the very least an emotionally honest film, but it would have been far more affecting if it felt more true to life.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Conner Rainwater
Really a great movie in every respect. A very distinct visual style, unique story and an a perfect cast. The 70s atmosphere somehow fits perfectly into the… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"In life and love, expect the unexpected."</i> As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must… More
Leigh Ryan
Heartbreaking, but beautiful. The film was honest and real and really pulls you in at the heartstrings. I liked it... Great cast, great music, and great… More
Wildaly M
A movie that is not great but I liked anyway. Good cast.
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Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon, Ellen Pompeo, Holly Hunter, Dabney Coleman, Aleksia Landeau, Careena Melia, Mary Ellen Trainor, Lev… More
Michael Gildea
Great cast, slightly weak story.