Your Sister's Sister
Your Sister's Sister (2012)

A year after his brother Tom's death, Jack (Mark Duplass) is still struggling emotionally. When he makes a scene at a memorial party, Tom's best friend Iris (Emily Blunt) offers up her family cabin on an island in the Pacific… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 15, 2012
DVD Release Date: November 6, 2012
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Superbly acted and satisfyingly engaging, Your Sister's Sister subverts rom-com conventions with sensitive direction, an unconventional screenplay, and a big heart.

Chase Whale

It's comforting to watching dramatic and comic fiction regarding the things some of us actually have to deal with in life. When done right, those kinds of films are worth your time. YOUR SISTER'S SISTER happens to be one of them.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

Romantic, funny, surprising and thoroughly involving, Your Sister's Sister is the rare film you give yourself over to completely.

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Francesca Rudkin
New Zealand Herald

The story unfolds subtly and without apparent effort, but it's the humour that provides the warmth and, combined with fabulous and endearing performances, makes this a joy.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Movies that start well and end badly occur often enough, and yet even knowing that is no preparation for what happens to Your Sister's Sister.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

There's a nice, loose-limbed improvisatory feeling to "Your Sister's Sister," a quality that identifies it as the work of artisans, not assembly-line professionals.

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Will Leitch

Even when the story line tries to wrench the characters in a certain direction, they keep returning to something real and honest. I want these people to be my friends.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It certainly shows that fine films don't need big budgets, capturing some sweet lightning in an arresting bottle indeed.

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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

This is a smart, moving film that's also very, very funny.

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

Don't be surprised if you find yourself nodding off mid-movie, bored silly by a trio of good actors stuck in a dull scenario about a young man caught in a highly implausible kerfuffle involving two sisters and a leaky condom.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Really nice movie. Very original depiction of an ordinary story... some very good performances. Love Emily Blunt...
Nate Zoebl
Lynn Shelton is quickly becoming one of my favorite indie film artists. Her writing and directorial offerings are somewhat relegated to the fly-on-the-wall… More
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Tired of Previews
Question: Do you feel like some actors, no names please, interpret their roles/characters with little authenticity but still can pull off a movie? I believe we… More
Nicki Marie
A good low budget movie, but the little twist at the end really annoyed me, as did Iris's acceptance of it. To me, what Hannah did was really wrong and… More
Reid Volk
What I was hoping for was the improvisational zest of HumpDay with an all-star cast. Unfortunately, what I got was a promising opportunity squandered. The… More