Jeff Who Lives at Home
Jeff Who Lives at Home (2012)

On his way to the store to buy wood glue, Jeff looks for signs from the universe to determine his path. However, a series of comedic and unexpected events leads him to cross paths with his family in the strangest of locations and… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 16, 2012
DVD Release Date: June 19, 2012
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sweet, funny, and flawed, Jeff, Who Lives at Home finds the Duplass brothers moving into the mainstream with their signature quirky charm intact.

Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

"Jeff, Who Lives at Home" is [the Duplass brothers'] best yet.

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James Adams
Globe and Mail

It's boring.

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Sarah Marrs

The Duplass Brothers' streak lives on.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

The funny, touching and vital Jeff, Who Lives at Home reaffirms your faith in Jay and Mark Duplass. Their films hit you where you live.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

The lives of these sweet, confused, basically decent people wrap around one another in ways that are funny, far-fetched and touching.

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Neely Swanson
Easy Reader (California)

The Duplass brothers, Jay and Mark, who wrote and directed the film, don't take the time necessary to make any of the characters believable or complex.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Jeff, Who Lives at Home" is a high-wire act that could crash if the actors were out of sync, but under this big top, the never-better Segel keeps everyone aloft.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Generates quite a few laughs on the way to a surprisingly satisfying climax.

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Eleanor Ringel Cater
Saporta Report (Atlanta)

The weak story and uninvolving characters leave us too easily distracted.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
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four stars
Cynthia S.
Odd little movie, but strangely captivating. I turned it on just to see what it was about, and I found myself going along for the ride. What a pleasant… More
Jim Hunter
A man who believes that the universe gives signs about his life joins with his brother on a destiny-ridden adventure. If you were to say that this film is too… More
Nicki Marie
Really good, pleasantly surprised by this. I really liked the story with the mother (Susan Sarandon), and her secret admirer. Also Jeff's brother and his… More
Dan Schultz
A well-intentioned by meandering, boring film about largely nothing in the lives of Jeff (Jason Segal) and his annoying, jerk brother Pat (Ed Helms), and how… More
"Wow! I didn't expect this movie to go the way it did. It was so emotional! I honestly didn't expect that. It's the second film I've… More