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R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Feeling her life spinning out of control, a widow (Jenna Fischer) drinks too much and goes along with her son's outrageous lie about how his father really died.

Cast: Jenna Fischer , Chris O'Donnell , Rob Benedict , Daniel Yelsky , Kim Coates , Brooke Smith , Lesley Ann Warren , Ron Leibman

Director: Michael J. Weithorn

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing LLC

A Little Help (2010)

Release Date: July 22nd, 2011|1 hr. 49 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 50
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    Some of the film is imaginatively put together. But the melodrama feels forced - manipulated by filmmakers hell-bent on teaching its main character a lesson or two about life and the need to seize it. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    This is one of the smarter, more honest scripts to be filmed in quite some time. And Jenna Fischer, star of "The Office," gives one of the smarter, more honest - and vulnerable, and tough - performances by an actress on the big screen in an even longer stretch. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Weithorn, a sitcom vet whose credits include "Ned and Stacey" and "The King of Queens," makes sure even the quiet moments in the unassuming "A Little Help" move things forward. And that every one of Laura's missteps is in the right direction. show more

  • July 23, 2011 ChiGuy
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    Just saw it last night, quite refreshing in the midst of the summer blockbuster season.

  • July 22, 2011 LadyCT
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    In love with this movie, Jenna was so great!

  • May 04, 2011 davcain10
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    Love this movie! Check out the FB page at https://www.facebook.com/ALittleHelp

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