Lady Bird
Lady Bird (2017)

In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine "Lady Bird"… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: November 3, 2017
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Critic Score: 99% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Lady Bird delivers fresh insights about the turmoil of adolescence -- and reveals writer-director Greta Gerwig as a fully formed filmmaking talent.

Alexandra MacAaron
Women's Voices for Change

Lady Bird is a brilliant little movie that deals with ideas both big and small. But, most powerful is the relationship between Lady Bird and Marion. It is harsh and funny and sometimes hard to watch. But it is undeniably and eternally there.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

"Lady Bird" is a deeply accomplished debut, as much a love letter to Gerwig's hometown as it is to awkward adolescence. It flies.

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Alejandro Veciana

For a film that dwells in the past, Gerwig avoids banal sentimentality, instead offering us something excitingly present and ephemeral.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Gerwig finds a warmer part of herself when, unencumbered by any lab partner, she returns to her hometown with Lady Bird. One can only hope that, this time, she stays.

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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Lots of movies are set to be popping up in multiplexes, but few as wonderful as "Lady Bird."

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Alberta)

There are more funny lines in Lady Bird's first five minutes than in most films.

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April Wolfe
Village Voice

A heartfelt coming-of-age story that perfectly captures the bittersweet transition from adolescence to dawning adulthood...

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Rafer Guzman

One of the best movies about adolescence to come along in years.

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Al Hoff
Pittsburgh City Paper

A tidy 90 minutes that I wanted never to end.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
Hilarious, moving, and truthful, Lady Bird is a pure gem -- featuring a great performance by Saoirse Ronan.
Nate Zoebl
Coming-of-age movies typically coast on a combination of mood, sense of place, and character, and Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird excels in all areas and supplies… More
Spencer Macklin
Extremely well-done, small-scale, coming-of-age drama. Emotionally affecting and surprisingly funny. Ronan delivered a very profound performance as the… More
Glenn Gaylord
FLY AWAY HOME - My Review of LADY BIRD (4 Stars) Oftentimes, actors make really great directors because of the work they get out of their cast. Not all of… More
Sanjay Rema
I love great coming of age films, and this film is just that. Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf are terrific in this funny, charming and grounded film about… More
Joshua Sheetz
Coming of age movies are a tired and well-tread genre. Some films try innovation, such as Boyhood, but I always found earnest and stripped-down efforts to be… More