The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons (1981)

This film follows the trials of a group of middle-aged friends during a 12-month period. Alan Alda and Carol Burnett play a married couple who are the instigators of a series of vacations, which they take in the company of two other… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 22, 1981
DVD Release Date: May 31, 2005
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

If The Four Seasons was never a play, it should have been, since it's based on the most stagey, dialog-bound original screenplay in memory.

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TV Guide

Much of the film's first half is sprightly and amusing, but the move toward serious drama later, and then a slapstick finale, is a bit hard to take.

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Careful, tasteful, enervated. The film kills off its one unpredictable presence; the company you're left in doesn't compensate.

Time Out

Amusing and worth a look.

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Steve Crum

Comedy-drama has stellar cast, ably directed by Alan Alda.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The Four Seasons is a lively and engaging film about the strain and responsibilities of friendships among married adults.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

The Four Seasons is a fond, generous movie about characters who might have easily lent themselves to satire.

Don Willmott

Alda's all-star cast has a ball with his sharp material

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Nicely photographed in the Virgin Islands and New England, the film deteriorates towards the end when Weston falls through the ice.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Matthew Liptak
There is something comforting about this movie, no matter how old it is. The cast just gels here and the acting is not half bad. Alan Alda directed this gem and… More