Keeping Up With The Steins
Keeping Up With The Steins (2006)

The competition heats up as a young man on the cusp of adulthood in Brentwood, CA, prepares for his upcoming bar mitzvah, and his father strives to outdo the gargantuan coming-of-age bash recently thrown by his number-one nemesis, in a… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 12, 2006
DVD Release Date: October 31, 2006
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Keeping Up With the Steins is one of those comedies that play more like a corny sitcom than a theatrical movie.

Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

Excellent casting lifts this sitcomlike script.

Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

A winningly sincere and warmly humorous film about an ancient Jewish milestone in the time of Martha Stewart.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Pleasant little comedy with some good performances.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It's not meant to be uproarious. But even as comfort food, Steins can't keep up.

Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It's not the kind of comedy that makes you laugh till your face hurts, but it'll give your smile muscles a good workout.

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Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews

Will it all turn out? What do you think? Part of the fun is in watching how, although one's enjoyment of the movie will depend on many factors. Comedy, of course, is a very subjective medium; what some find hilarious, others won't. At the screening I atte

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Michael Booth
Denver Post

By the time the Fiedlers are getting serious about their arguments and their hugs, we've grown to like them.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Had Scott Marshall and screenwriter Mark Zakarin honed their knives sharper, they could have made genuine mirth out of this.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

... the comedy is too timid to really make much of a satirical statement.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
erika bruhns
Keeping Up with the Steins is about trip to his bar mitzvah party with his dysfunctional family in one house. Good plot and good acting most of the time Its… More
William Goss
Resoundingly artificial and rarely amusing.
jay nixon
much better then expected
Jason Reneau
Not bad. Pretty forgettable movie though.
Todd Smith
Being Jewish, I have a bias towards liking a film like this. The usage of Yiddish, along with the many exaggerations of the Jewish family are something most… More
Sunil Jawahir
Maybe a bit repetitive but it's funny and pretty interesting.