The Skeleton Twins

Family is a cruel joke.


The Skeleton Twins
After ten years of estrangement, twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront how their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them both, they realize that the key to fixing their lives just may lie in fixing their relationship with each other.

93 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex).
Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Kristin Wiig, Ty Burrell, Luke Wilson, Bill Hader, Boyd Holbrook, Joanna Gleason
Director
Craig Johnson
ScreenplayMark Heyman, Craig Johnson
MusicNathan Larson
CinematographyReed Morano
EditingJennifer Lee
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2014
Produced byDuplaas Brothers Productions, Venture Forth

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong impact, frequent with sexual innuendos
NudityNone
SexMild, moderate, brief, infrequent, implied with scenes of affection (kissing) without nudity.
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
2
Violence
3
Sex
3
Language
4
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconIt hits you where it hurts.
18
Metacritic.com
32 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
134 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconLed by powerful performances from Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, The Skeleton Twins effectively mines laughs and tears from family drama.
17
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
15
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconIrreverent, mature, deeply affecting drama about siblings.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
28 users
14
Rottentomatoes users
20729 users
15
Internet
2833 Netizens quote iconAn amazing mix of comedy and drama from two Saturnday Night Live alums
15

Average .. 77%

15

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