The Hollars


The Hollars
John Hollar, a struggling New York artist, is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother’s illness brings him home. Back in the house he grew up in, he is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his current girlfriend back in New York.

88 minutes.
Parental Guidance 7-9 (Language).
Comedy, Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

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Let’s do this in the family way...
Let’s do this in the family way...

Credits

Cast
Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, John Krasinski, Margo Martindale
Director
John Krasinski
ScreenplayJim Strouse
MusicJosh Ritter
CinematographyEric Alan Edwards
EditingHeather Persons
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2016
Produced bySycamore Pictures, Groundswell Productions, Fancy Film Post Services, Sunday Night

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy drama
LanguageLow to mild impact, fairly frequent, conversational.
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for brief language and some thematic material
Runtime88
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
13 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
2
Violence
2
Sex
1
Language
3
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Times
Unknown
15
Metacritic.com
27 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
82 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThe Hollars gathers an impressive assortment of talented stars; unfortunately, it’s all in service of a story that’s been played out more effectively in countless other indie dramedies.
9
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
11
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconUneven dysfunction dramedy benefits from strong cast.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
10 users
14
Rottentomatoes users
3393 users
13
Internet
4459 Netizens quote iconA movie that deserves a bigger audience than it will get. One of the top ten movies of the year.
13

Average .. 59%

12

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