Forgiving the Franklins
Forgiving the Franklins (2006)

Divine Intervention lifts the burden of Original Sin from a conservative and devoutly religious North Carolina family, but not everyone in their cookie cutter suburban neighborhood is entirely thrilled with the once-reserved family's… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release Date: January 25, 2006
DVD Release Date: May 20, 2008
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Robert Koehler

Black comedy doesn't get much clumsier than Jay Floyd's Forgiving the Franklins.

Erik Childress

Floyd does provide some huge laughs along the way but loses all potential for poignancy by never getting past what eventually becomes a one-joke premise.

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Christopher Null

If ever there was a man destined to (eventually) take the reins of shock suburban cinema from the aforementioned Waters, Jay Floyd is it.

Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

This dark comedy seems to be poking fun at the religious fundamentalists, but there's also an underlying message about living your life without shame, being who you are, and even about faith.

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