Everybody's Fine

Frank wanted the holidays to be picture perfect. What he got was family.


Everybody's Fine
A year after his wife died, an ailing old man decides to hold a family reunion with his four kids. They all decline, so he decides to pay them all surprise visits. Due to his health he has to travel by public transport, but he embarks on this long road trip anyway. However his kids are not exactly glad to see him, and he gets the distinct impression that three of them are hiding things about themselves, and about their missing brother.

98 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Language, Violence).
Drama.
Would you like to meet my parents?
Would you like to meet my parents?

Credits

Cast
Robert de Niro, Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Lucian Maisel, Damien Young
Director
Kirk Jones
ScreenplayKirk Jones from the Italian screenplay by Massimo de Rita, Tonino Guerra, Giuseppe Tornatore
MusicDario Marianelli
CinematographyHenry Braham
EditingAndrew Mondshein
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2009
Produced byMiramax Films, Radar Pictures, Hollywood Gang Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageOccasional, moderate
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceOne disturbing scene, not bloody or graphic, moderate
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyOccasional, moderate
Drug abuseInfrequent alcohol and tobacco use
CommentsThemes in the movie are mature and complex.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
3
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
1
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Diane de Beer quote iconActually, everybody's far from fine ...
10
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople
10
Cape Times
Kirk Honeycutt quote iconPlaying the happy family isn't fine.
1
Box Office
Pete Hammond quote iconJones, DeNiro and company know less is more in this instance and deliver a work that’s very fine indeed.
13
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
13
eye Weekly
Kate Carraway
10
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconOkay, but nothing more and with the cast at least making the boredom somewhat bearable,
8
Metacritic.com
25 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
126 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA calm, charismatic performance from Robert De Niro nearly saves the movie, but ultimately, Everybody's Fine has the look and feel of a stereotypical Christmas dramedy.
9

What the People say

Internet
4917 Netizens quote iconThis may be DeNiro's Best Performance Since Awakenings
15

Average .. 50%

10

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