Lost in Yonkers
Lost in Yonkers (1993)

Set in New York during World War II, Martha Coolidge's film adaptation of Neil Simon's award-winning play stars Mike Damus and Brad Stoll as Arty and Jay, teenage brothers who are shipped off to live with their stern grandmother… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 14, 1993
DVD Release Date: June 11, 2002
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The pic seems too calculating and doesn't have the same stunning effect as the play.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Not that bad, but seems a bit lost.

Shawn Bowers
Kansas City Star

A good example of fleshing out a single set play into a film would be Steel Magnolias...Yonkers just doesn't pull it off.

Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It's an enjoyable picture, well-cast and carefully 'opened up' from its stage roots.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Mercedes Ruehl's exuberent performance gives this family drama its staying power.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Lost in Yonkers is a terrific exemple of a dramatic Neil Simon.
Dannielle Albert
The play version is better, but Neil Simon did a good job making this screenplay and the casting was great. The actors are excellent in this flick.
Kevin M. Williams
Two young boys spend a coming-of-age season in the home of their paternal grandma; that's what Neil Simon's story pretends to be about, but only blink… More
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Randy Tippy
This film is one of my guilty pleasures. I love it but I'm not sure I want the rest of the world to know that. I've seen this picture several times… More