The Intern
The Intern (2015)

A retired successful business owner and widower lands an internship at a fashion website run by a young, career-driven woman. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 25, 2015
DVD Release Date: January 19, 2016
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Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Intern doesn't do enough with its timely premise, but benefits from the unorthodox chemistry of its talented leads.

Megan Garber
The Atlantic

There's something powerful in that, in the simple fact that The Intern is so sympathetic to its older character-so resolutely on the side of a person who might, in other contexts, be dismissed or ignored or, as is so often the case, invisible.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

The Intern degenerates into a series of monologues about ambition and relationships and having it all. As the speeches pile up, our goodwill dissipates, and so does the film's magic.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A charming and simple drama comedy with some genuine sincerity and heart to it.

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David Sims
The Atlantic

Thanks largely to performances by De Niro and Hathaway, The Intern is a gentle, enjoyable fantasy-and certainly Meyers's best film in more than a decade.

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Lindsey Bahr
Associated Press

In keeping everything so polite, The Intern, while being a pleasant and watchable movie, is also entirely ephemeral. Maybe that's why, like Meyers' other films, The Intern will likely be so re-watchable, too.

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Max Weiss
Baltimore Magazine

It's the kind of compulsively watchable film you'll be helpless to resist when it shows up on cable TV.

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Richard Brody
New Yorker

This earnest, effusive haut-bourgeois fantasy, by the writer and director Nancy Meyers, runs roughshod over rational skepticism with the force of her life experience.

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Wesley Morris

There's not much here story-wise. But when Meyers wants to write an involving scene with characters thinking and feeling the way humans think and feel, you want to applaud.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Largely inoffensive if a bit tone oblivious, The Intern suggests a lot of experience goes a long way even in the modern business world.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Pretty underwhelming. It was okay, but at two hours, wears it's welcome out and has an extremely abrupt ending. I hated the husband twist and I… More
Spencer S.
At its surface there isn't anything new about this Nancy Meyers helmed film. There's the figurehead of the strong, difficult, woman in charge, and the… More
KJ Proulx
Who would have thought that Romantic Comedy star Anne Hathaway would ever be acting alongside Gangster Film star Robert De Niro? "The Intern" stars… More
Kevin M. Williams
De Niro and Hathaway co-helm this Nancy Meyers offering about a overwhelmed internet start up creator who gets magical advice from a Spirit Father genie. Well,… More
Alice Shen
Pop publications have pondered what makes Anne Hathaway so annoying. She's a perfectly beautiful and talented actress, but there's something about her… More
Film Crazy
A pleasant and enjoyable movie. In being pleasant this movie can only be average.