Five Star Day
Five Star Day (2011)

Jake Gibson's (Cam Gigandet) horoscope forecasts a perfect Five Star Day the morning of his birthday. Little does he realize that what's foretold to be a flawless day, unfolds to be far less than stellar when Jake's world is… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 4, 2011
DVD Release Date: February 21, 2012
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Buday's script is directionless and his direction listless.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The script lacks the depth to transcend its cutesy gimmick and -- as with the misleading horoscopes that fuel the plot -- the film never approaches a five star level.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

As indie films go, "5 Star Day" has good production values, strong performances, and compelling cinematography. It's the premise, plot, and character development that keep it from being successful.

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Alison Willmore
AV Club

5 Star Day has a low-key air that often works, allowing its characters to behave like people instead of twee constructions.

Rex Reed
New York Observer

Mr. Gigandet shows surprising sensitivity and sweetness previously untapped. He's not what I expected, and neither is Five Star Day.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

I'm sure writer/director Danny Buday was trying to make something profound, yet he displays a chronic inability to generate momentum.

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Ronnie Scheib

The uneven script, repetitive tropes and over-indulgence of actorly bits slow the pace, tipping youthful casualness into complacency.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

There's nothing more dispiriting about a movie than a trust in star magnetism that isn't returned in actual projected wattage.

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Kam Williams

A romantic reminder of less-enlightened times when asking a woman her astrological sign was actually a viable pickup line.

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Cynthia S.
Well this was a surprise! Very nice movie. Probably more a "chick flick" than anything. Loved the soundtrack alot! One of those that I had never heard… More