$5 a Day (Five Dollars a Day)
$5 a Day (Five Dollars a Day) (2008)

A terminally-ill con man and his estranged son endeavor to live on $5 a day during a cross country drive in this road trip comedy from director Nigel Cole (Saving Grace, Calendar Girls). Nat (Christopher Walken) may be a great con man, but… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 15, 2008
DVD Release Date: August 24, 2010
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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

$5 a Day isn't perfect, but it does examine some of the issues that we have when connecting with our parents as adults.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...very amusing and agreeable...

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Brian Orndorf

Dreadfully formulaic and absent a thoughtful emotional core, the picture is best valued as a forgettable trifle starring Hollywood's most enduring weirdo.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

The success of the piece rests on Nivola's calm adaptability as fatherly hi-jinx tries his patience and makes its mark on his heart.

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Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Fresh, funny, warm, well-written script, great actors...what more could you want? This movie is wonderful. The whole concept behind this movie was a treat.… More
Sarah Prisbylla
Enjoyable movie that's not too deep or too light...it finds a happy medium. Funny and also endearing in a Christopher Walken sort of way.
Jesse Ortega
Good film that was somehow missing a deeper emotional connections between the main characters. This movie isn't unlike, plot-wise, Big Fish in that it… More
Jeffrey Meyers
A surprisingly effective, unique, funny, and mostly well written indie dramedy. It features Christopher Walken at his best, he manages to be both eccentric,… More