Where the Heart Is
Where the Heart Is (1990)

In this comedy from writer-director John Boorman, wealthy real estate mogul Stewart McBain (Dabney Coleman) owns a demolition firm which specializes in blowing up old buildings to make way for upscale new ones. When neighbors protest his… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 1, 1990
DVD Release Date: June 3, 2003
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Well intentioned but failed attempt at morality story about homelessness

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fascinating, overlooked reworking of Leo the Last.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Misses the mark by a mile.

James Sanford

The screenplay could have been lifted from any random night of idiotic TV sitcoms and the Boormans dress it up with some of the most precious and highfalutin dialogue this side of a college theater party. It's a groan a minute.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Well-intentioned hunk of trash.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
One of my favourite movies where a bunch of rich young adults are forced by their folks to live out on their own. The actors are great, and it's funny as… More
Byron Brubaker
Strange movie with colorful characters. I liked the artist sister the most and her project of photographing murals with live people blended into the art.
Lafe Fredbjornson
A miserable Dabney Coleman comedy with he and his artistic children living in a rundown apartment building. I didn't realize a younger Uma Thurman was in… More
Bruce Bruce
Got this movie for one reason Suzy Amis. And its a crazy movie, about a rich dysfunctional family. And when the father goes to see the daughter perform at… More