Before and After
Before and After (1996)

A family nearly comes apart after their teenage son is accused of murdering his girlfriend in this melodrama. Up until then, the Ryans had seemed a normal, happy clan with mother Carolyn a successful pediatrician and father Ben a prominent… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 23, 1996
DVD Release Date: April 6, 2004
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32%
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Despite Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson and the usually estimable Edward Furlong, this nonevent huffs and puffs to attain even the level of an ordinary motion picture.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

fares poorly when constrained to the screen

Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Uneven script, but strong performances by a powerhouse cast.

Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

A strained but nevertheless involving little personal drama about a delinquent's alleged murderous deed. Schroeder's suspense piece is arbitrary but satisfying thanks to the reliable leads.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Deb S
Jacob Ryan (Edward Furlong has become adept to playing the disturbed teen-American History X and Terminator 2) plays a moody 16-year-old who is accused of… More
nefnie lee
What would you do if your kid was accused of murder? Liam Neeson and Meryl Streep create very believable characters at odds with how to handle this very… More
Leo L
Intriguing!