Indian Summer
Indian Summer (1993)

Mike Binder wrote and directed this reunion story in The Big Chill vein about of group of ex-campers, now in their twenties, who return to their old summer camp to get together again. Alan Arkin plays Uncle Lou, the old camp counselor and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 23, 1993
DVD Release Date: September 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
Variety

Mike Binder places his well-acted comedy in the familiar turf of other "reunion" films (Return of Secaucus Seven, Big Chill), adding one element to the genre: Instead of indoor weekend, the regrouping is set in a beloved camp of the 1972 summer

James Berardinelli
ReelViews

A mish-mash of mediocre formulas.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

A truly enjoyable movie, with a truly wonderful ensemble

Vincent Canby
New York Times

If you like to go to weddings of humdrum people you don't know, you won't want to miss Indian Summer.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

This is a story more interested in tone and mood than in big plot points.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...with this group of actors (including Sam Raimi, of all people, as a clumsy handyman) it's hard to ever really get bored.

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Hal Hinson
Washington Post

Just too pat, too predictable and too generic.

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Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

As the characters drone on about affairs, broken hearts and lost dreams, you start to wish that someone would short-sheet their mouths.

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom

Big Chill-ish camp reunion movie with some lovely performances.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer Macklin
Nice feel good flick even though the ending is pretty much bs
RJ MacReady
The Big Chill goes to summer camp in this thoroughly enjoyable trip down memory lane. A group of 30somethings return to their childhood summer camp, only to… More
Mark Harper
I love movies about summer camp. I don't know what it is, but when I was a kid, I was too homesick and terrified to actually enjoy the experience of… More
Christopher Brown
I prefer this to The Big Chill because of Raimi, Arkin and Paxton. Throw them in a movie where they just sit down and watch a deer and I'd love it.
Dannielle Albert
This movie brings back memories of camp! Anyone who hasn't been to camp can never completely appreciate this movie. It's all about the bonds you make… More
Leo L
This film has always been a favorite of mine. Loved watching in my youth, and still love watching it now.

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