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R| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
The death and funeral of their father brings three sisters to the home of their mother, Violet (Meryl Streep), an acid-tongued, pill-popping cancer patient. Daughters Barbara (Julia Roberts), Karen (Juliette Lewis) and Ivy (Julianne Nicholson) -- along with their significant others and various other kin -- take the full brunt of their dysfunctional matriarch's venom, for Violet tells every one of them exactly what she thinks of them. Based on the play by Tracy Letts.

Cast: Meryl Streep , Julia Roberts , Ewan McGregor , Chris Cooper , Abigail Breslin , Benedict Cumberbatch , Juliette Lewis , Margo Martindale

Director: John Wells

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

August: Osage County (2013)

Release Date: January 10th, 2014|1 hr. 59 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The acting styles of Streep and Roberts, both Golden Globe nominees, don’t exactly mesh, but they’re a hoot. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    August: Osage County was a three-hour play that felt like two hours. It has been made into a two-hour movie that feels like a month. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Family dysfunction has seldom been as flamboyant—or notable for its performances and flow of language—as it is in this screen version of the Tracy Letts play. show more

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