Up in the Air
Up in the Air (2009)

Ryan Bingham, a corporate hatchet man who loves his life on the road, is forced to fight for his job when his company downsizes its travel budget. He is required to spend more time at home just as he is on the cusp of a goal he's worked… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 4, 2009
DVD Release Date: March 9, 2010
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Led by charismatic performances by its three leads, director Jason Reitman delivers a smart blend of humor and emotion with just enough edge for mainstream audiences.

Dave Calhoun
Time Out

It's a pleasure to watch an adult American comedy that tries to deal with the real world, however much of a fantasy it carves from it.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

From taxi to touchdown, Reitman knows how to get us to the next destination.

Matt Singer
The Rumpus

Up in the Air is sentimental, but that doesn't mean it's simplistic. In fact, the movie plays at some interesting contradictions. It is a genuinely funny movie about genuinely depressing times.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

The pitch-perfect direction by Jason Reitman perfectly balances comedy and drama.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Now arriving at the main terminal is the movie of the year.

Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

At the end of the day, Up In The Air makes us think about the importance of having someone to come home to and how we define ourselves on the job.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Director Jason Reitman brings such splendid balance and nuance to Bingham's story that you can't hate the man; indeed you end up pitying him.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Jason Reitman's dry, moving "comedy," based on the Walter Kirn novel, is a sly indictment of Corporate America, Marketing America and Frequent Flying America.

Tambay Obenson
Shadow and Act

The Jason Reitman-directed Up In The Air (an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Walter Kim) actually engaged me from start to finish, and dare I say, moved me.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
George Clooney finds the perfect tone for his charismatic character in this delicious film that has a very witty dialogue, great editing, wonderful performances… More
Letitia Lew
Finally watched this on my sister's recommendation. There's a lot of good material here, I could definitely see it again. Watch it for the smooth… More
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
Intimate, heartfelt, and heartbreaking, Up in the Air is a worthwhile experience that features great performances from Clooney, Fermiga, and Kendrick and a… More
Candy Rose
There's been a lot of unwarranted hype about this movie. It was not a romantic movie nor a dramatic movie. It was a bit much ado about nothing. But George… More
Alex roy
Very good romantic dramedy, Up In The Air is a well acted film that surprised me. I really didn't expect to enjoy it the way I did, but this film exceeded… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] Up in the Air is not an earth shattering drama we have not seen done before. George… More