The Kids Are All Right
The Kids Are All Right (2010)

The son of a same-sex couple seeks out the sperm donor who made his birth possible in this comedy from writer/director Lisa Cholodenko. The committed parents of two teenage children, Nic (Annette Bening) and Jules (Julianne Moore), are… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: November 16, 2010
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Worthwhile as both a well-acted ensemble piece and as a smart, warm statement on family values, The Kids Are All Right is remarkable.

Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Its emotional pull remains consistent to the end.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Definitions of family, love and friendship all get put to the test with wit and warmth in The Kids Are All Right, one of the year's most honest and endearing films.

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Chase Whale

I want to high five the person who cast Benning and Moore as a couple. They're scenes are the most delicious parts of the film.

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Eric D. Snider

Sophisticated and funny, but once you get past the unusual premise and the fact that the main couple is realistically portrayed, there's nothing surprising about it.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

Here are five gifted actors at the top of their games as five characters in search of what makes a family.

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Chase Whale
Gordon and the Whale

We're shown real life problems in a fictional story that gives us real life solutions. Bravo Lisa, your film is more than all right.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It's a terrific film.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Cholodenko understands that the family, any family, remains a primal source for drama that is both mirthful and maddening.

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

Bening hoists this heavy-handed dramedy high with a burst of superhuman strength. And all you can do is sit in awe.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
Annette Bening gives a stunning performance, but it's also a mix of situations and a high level of authenticity and tension that allow for The Kids Are All… More
Louis Rogers
A really outstanding drama. Quirky and funny without ever, ever being irritating, a string of perfect performances, perfectly cast, and notably the young stars… More
Drake Tsui
TKAAR is sort of the most perfect dramedy I've seen on the subject of marriage and family values. The cast of "modern characters" are all… More
Daniel Perry
This may well be the performance of Julianne Moore's career, in which we see her roll several of her previous types into an incredible character who's… More
Rubia Carolina
What to say about The Kids Are All Right? Some good moments, but couldn't see any sophistication or humour. It's a high concept movie wich only… More
Melvin White
Paul: Just making an observation.  Nic: Yeah? Well I need your observations like I need a dick in my ass!  "Nic and Jules had the perfect family, until… More