Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin (2010)

Director Mick Jackson teams with screenwriters Christopher Monger and William Merritt Johnson to tell the story of autistic icon Temple Grandin, a woman who refused to let her disorder limit her true potential. Adapted from Grandin's… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 6, 2010
DVD Release Date: August 17, 2010
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Michael Phillips
At the Movies

Exactly the kind of idiosyncratic project that gave HBO its reputation in the first place.

Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Riveting true story of a young autistic woman's journey.

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A.O. Scott
At the Movies

The best biopic in a very, very long time.

Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Danes' grand solo interpretation. The integrity of her performance and clear devotion to her subject is second to none and evident in every frame.

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Mark R. Leeper

Clare Danes gives a hypnotic performance and director Mick Jackson keeps the film as visually interesting and full of ideas.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Anchored by Claire Danes' best performance to date...

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Flixster Audience Score: 94% Flixster User Reviews
Robert C
I have always been sort of indifferent about Claire Danes, but I believe that with this film she has really proved herself to be quite an actress. It's a… More
Reid Volk
For someone who knew nothing about Temple Grandin prior to this film, I really had no idea what I was in for. In fact, I was not very excited due to the… More
Matthew Slaven
Fascinating, touching, and empowering.
Jim Hunter
Temple Grandin, the author of <i>Animals in Translation</i> and <i>Thinking in Pictures</I> succeeds in getting her education, designing… More
paul oh
The film takes a completely new approach to autism. The editing for one thing grabs your mind and expands it for people unfamiliar with the disorder. Claire… More
Mike S
Wonderful in every way! I can't say that Claire Danes is a name that falls often on my lips, but after seeing this extraordinary performance by her - not… More