Serious Moonlight
Serious Moonlight (2009)

When high-powered attorney Louise (Meg Ryan) learns that her husband, Ian (Timothy Hutton), plans to leave her after 13 years of marriage to run off with his twentysomething girlfriend, Sara (Kristen Bell), she impulsively decides to take… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 9, 2010
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Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Serious Moonlight jumbles a comic tone with tragic circumstances and the result is confused performances from its stars.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Adrienne Shelly deserves better.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Meg Ryan really needs to steer clear of embarrassments like this.

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Perri Nemiroff
CinemaBlend.com

Ryan tries too hard to reestablish her professional reputation and turns it into a meaningless, annoying film destined for oblivion, right alongside her other recent efforts.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

More strident than funny, the film illustrates that old French proverb, "Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out."

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It's a tribute to writer Adrienne Shelley and first-time director Cheryl Hines that, despite the film's flaws, it ultimately pulls off its unlikely tone.

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Chris Barsanti
PopMatters

...tart, frequently goofy...

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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

Serious Moonlight has its flaws, but then what marriage doesn't?

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Serious Moonlight suggests an unholy, watered-down hybrid of The Ref and Funny Games, played as a chirpy screwball comedy.

Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Sadly, something seems to have gotten lost in translation.

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Alexis Nomm
Meg Ryan gets together with her French Kiss boyfriend, Timothy Hutton. She tapes him to a toilet this time, instead of letting him go to Paris. I loved this… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"A relationship ending is like a death just two people know about. A whole life gets lost, everything we did together. All the places we traveled,… More
Nicki Marie
Disappointing. At least an hour of this, (and it only runs for just over 80 minutes), is just Meg Ryan and Timothy Hutton in a room. She has found out that he… More
Cassie Hill
Funny but not funny enough to receive a 5 star review.
Cynthia S.
Ok. Well, this isn't one of those big budget blockbuster romantic comedy films that most people expect from these two actors. It is a more subtle black… More
Leigh Ryan
Predictable ending. It was an okay movie.