The Last Word
The Last Word (2009)

Wes Bentley and Winona Ryder star in director/screenwriter Geoff Haley's darkly comic romance centering on the relationship between a writer specializing in suicide notes and the unsuspecting sister of his most recent client. Evan Merck… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 21, 2009
DVD Release Date: April 21, 2009
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Greenberg
Hollywood Reporter

Pushes the eccentric without creating believable characters.

Emanuel Levy

A movie of some touching and humorous moments, The Last Call is ultimately an unsuccessful effort to make a poignant dark comedy about an Angelino writer who makes a living by composing suicide notes.

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Simon Foster

It is a fitfully engaging, suitably bittersweet romance with some well-played scenes and an upbeat ending.

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David Cornelius

Is this where The Last Word really wants to go? Into flimsy cliché?

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...surprisingly compelling...

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Unique idea. Very slow moving, but kind of liked it, and nice to see Winona in a more recent film too.
Leo L
Interesting. Fairly well story plot. Here is a movie that centralizes around two characters that meet at a funeral, and get to know each other. One has a hidden… More
Wes Bentley, Winona Ryder, Ray Romano DIRECTED BY: Geoffrey Haley A man (Bentley) who makes his living composing other people's suicide notes enters… More
Dann Michalski
A dark romantic comedy, The Last Word is a provocative film with a wry sense of humor. The story follows a writer that helps people compose their suicide notes… More