Just Getting Started
Just Getting Started (2017)

From Ron Shelton, writer/director of Tin Cup and Bull Durham, comes the new comedy, Just Getting Started. Morgan Freeman stars as DUKE DIVER, the freewheeling manager of the luxury Palm Springs resort, the Villa Capri. DIVER may have a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 8, 2017
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
A.O. Scott
New York Times

This wheezy romantic caper ... inspires little more than melancholy reminiscences of Mr. Shelton's earlier work.

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Joe Leydon

Ron Shelton's lame comedy is an utterly useless misfire that brings out the worst in all parties involved.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

"Just Wrapping Up" any career in comedy is more like it.

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Susan Wloszczyna

A rather lazy boondoggle by Shelton, who waited 14 years to direct again and didn't bother to make it worthwhile.

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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

The film is ingratiating enough, but its main value is to make us eager for another, more substantial Shelton movie long before another decade has slipped by.

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Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

The problem with this tepid, senior-centric Christmas comedy is that it never really gets going. It's seasonal sludge.

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Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times

Just Getting Started simply never does get started. It's D.O.A.

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Kimber Myers
Los Angeles Times

Even a cast with this many award wins and nominations can't salvage a script that will have viewers audibly sighing, rather than laughing.

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Luke Y. Thompson

...nobody -- not the audience, and certainly not the cast -- deserves a clunker like this.

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Flixster Audience Score: 19% Flixster User Reviews
Jason Cenzano
..... I have no words. I know actors do movies out of contractual obligation or just for a paycheck, but do they ever NOT make a movie out of pride?