Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole (2010)

RABBIT HOLE is a vivid, hopeful, honest and unexpectedly witty portrait of a family searching for what remains possible in the most impossible of all situations.

Becca and Howie Corbett (NICOLE KIDMAN and AARON ECKHART) are… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 17, 2010
DVD Release Date: April 19, 2011
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's often painful to watch, but Rabbit Hole's finely written script and convincing performances make it worth the effort.

Tom Huddleston
Time Out

The problem with 'Rabbit Hole' is that it plays at one unrelentingly gloomy frequency: occasional moments of humour or tension are simply unable to puncture the overriding sense of oppressive sadness.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

As heavy, stressful, relentlessly sad dramas go, this one goes quite well.

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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

Though it plateaus emotionally for much of the time, Rabbit Hole is an engaging and heartfelt drama.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

For all its sympathy and intelligence, Rabbit Hole is ultimately too safe an experience for such a free-form tragedy.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

John Cameron Mitchell directed, making an impressive detour in style and subject matter after his flamboyant Shortbus and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

Mitchell is a filmmaker who seems to genuinely like people, a far rarer bird than you'd imagine.

Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Rabbit Hole, directed with grace and surprising humor by John Cameron Mitchell, is a delicate tale that shares a great deal of the hurt of Robert Redford's Ordinary People.

Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A tough, raw drama about wounds that heal only gradually, if at all.

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Blake Griffin
We Got This Covered

Rabbit Hole is a beautiful examination of relationships. It exceeds normal genre expectations and has some fantastic acting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
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John Cameron Mitchell tells with great sensibility this delicate and painfully sad story that could have been made too depressive and hard to watch by a… More
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Alice Shen
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Directed by John Cameron Mitchell, Olympus Pictures, 2010. Starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Sandra Oh and Dianne Wiest. Genre: Drama Question: When… More
Daniel Perry
A promising premise, but in all a film that's - sorry - kind of boring. There's plenty of pain and struggle, but little intrigue as this couple makes… More
Raymond Wieser
Despite having a fantastic script and stunning performances from Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart and the rest of the cast, Rabbit Hole is very painful and… More