Motherhood
Motherhood (2009)

Uma Thurman, Minnie Driver, and Anthony Edwards star in writer/director Katherine Dieckmann's slice of life indie Motherhood, which follows a hapless mother of two as she attempts to prepare for her daughter's rapidly approaching… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 23, 2010
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17%



Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite Uma Thurman's comic skills, Motherhood's contrived set-ups and cliched jokes keep this comedy from delivering laughs -- or insights into modern parenting.

Nina Caplan
Time Out

I wouldn't care if she was at the epicentre of the movement for global peace: she's a happily married mother who looks like Uma Thurman, and my reserves of sympathy are limited.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Unfortunately, nothing here digs too deep.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Filmmaker Dieckmann has infused Motherhood with a meandering sensibility that immediately sets the viewer on edge...

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Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Times

Whiny and self-involved, Thurman's mother of two sees judgment around every corner and believes the universe has conspired against her because the bakery misspelled her daughter's name on a birthday cake.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

The humor is soft, the dramas are small, and the movie stumbles from loose and scruffy naturalism to sitcom tidiness.

Perri Nemiroff
CinemaBlend.com

Pity party for moms.

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Michael Phillips
At the Movies

Motherhood gives upper-middle-class whining a bad name.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Uma, overload. Overload, Uma.

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Ellen E Jones
Total Film

Motherhood is neither insight nor escapism. It's a yummy-mummy newspaper column splurged onto celluloid, like baby sick on your best cashmere sweater.

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Flixster Audience Score: 17% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Being a full time Dad and doing 90 mpercent of daily work I can relate with this movie and the 1000's of Moms who are home doing it alone. 4 STARS
Sol C
Uma Thurman's performance is the best reason to watch this film. Minnie Driver also provides solid support. The film needed a rewrite. The film felt more… More
Dean McKenna
I think the story has many truthful moments and the script delivers some wise and funny lines. Uma Thurman is wonderful as Eliza Welsh, a mother of two who… More
Dannielle Albert
A cute movie about the busy life of being a mom and trying to balance it with having free time to fulfill your dreams. I only have have two qualms: there were… More
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Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards, Minnie Driver, Daisy Tahan, Vincent James Russo DIRECTED BY: Katherine Dieckmann In Manhattan, a mother of two preparing for… More
Deb S
An irritating plea for a little more 'Me' time.... Uma Thurman plays Eliza, a harried Manhattan stay at home mom who struggles to juggle her young… More

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