Living Out Loud
Living Out Loud (1998)

Noted screenwriter Richard LaGravenese made his directorial debut with this dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 30, 1998
DVD Release Date: November 20, 2001
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Critic Score: 59% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Unoriginal, with one-dimensional characters.

Daniel M. Kimmel

This feminist comedy shot through with fantasies about the travails of newly single womanhood strikes some rich chords, but doesn't quite put together a complete tune.

Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

If you live in Manhattan, you know women like Judith (Holly Hunter), the 40-something, Upper East Side divorce who put her ex-husband through medical school.

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Rob Gonsalves

Lovely and understated.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

'Living Out Loud' presents the delightful surprise of Danny DeVito as a romantic lead. And he also sings!

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

... there is always a market for these kid of sleek, superficial movies about the redemptive power of being true to your own nature

David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

LaGravenese the director seems less sure of himself than LaGravenese the writer, resorting to occasional gimmicky touches that dilute the moods and meanings for which he's striving.

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Sean Axmaker
Seattle Weekly

... made up of magical moments of revelation that are the film's strength as well as its ultimate weakness.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A tepid comedy/drama involving a wealthy nurse, Judith (Holly Hunter), who is miserable.

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Michael Dequina

The smooth, soothing soundtrack could not be a better fit for the laid-back, low-key, unforced appeal of the film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Great movie...
Lanning : )
Mahalo, Joanna, this was a good one. Danny DeVito. Truly underrated. This is worth seeing just because of his performance. <p> For those flixster… More

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