Late Bloomers
Late Bloomers (2012)

In a romantic comedy, a man and a woman love each other but everything conspires to drive them apart. Despite their true feelings, they separate now so they can be together later. The man and woman are Adam and Mary. But Mary and Adam… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 13, 2012
DVD Release Date: March 26, 2013
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It offers shallow pleasures and the satisfaction of seeing two actors in performances better than the film deserves.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

In a performance that is much deeper than the rest of the movie, Mr. Hurt allows Adam's anger and fear to leak out of his electric blue eyes, which are frequently on the brink of tears.

Rebecca Barry Hill

Late Bloomers has its moments but mostly feels like an uncomfortable romp into old age.

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Andrew O'Hehir

I'm not sure the social prejudices Gavras tries to mine for laughs here quite exist anymore.

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Mark Jenkins

Ultimately, it's not distinctive enough to draw viewers who haven't given much thought to aging. But that still leaves a substantial audience for the film's gentle laughs and modest insights.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A comedy about the changes and the challenges faced by a couple entering the far country of old age.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

It's a delight to see William Hurt and Isabella Rossellini given an age-appropriate showcase that doesn't involve heavy artillery.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

"Late Bloomers" could have been a much better movie, if only director and co-writer Julie Gavras were as sensible as her actors.

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Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

Late Bloomers is a first rate rom-com about first world problems, with two great veteran actors delivering on a witty and poignant script.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
"Late Bloomers" has a good cast, namely William Hurt and Isabella Rossellini as a married couple growing nearer to 60 while facing challenges in life,… More