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Based on 31 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 8 )
  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Dog lovers will instantly warm to the handsome stray collie mix, but they may struggle to fully embrace the amiable but toothless adult story surrounding him. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    It's fun to watch Keaton and Kline together, bickering and (of course) bonding all over again. show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The folksy shenanigans are well-intentioned but frankly interminable, with Kline's wry efficiency the best relief from all the yowling and whining. show more

  • 50
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    While superbly acted, the dramedy plays out like a tepid "Big Chill" at best. show more

  • 30
    Ella Taylor NPR

    The movie uses the mutt's disappearance as a frame on which to hang a well-worn package of fatally mild domestic disorder, then resolve it in what feels like real time. Let's just say that the dog gets the best lines. show more

  • 50
    Stephanie Zacharek Movieline

    There's too much people and not enough dog in Lawrence Kasdan's Darling Companion, and even if you prefer people to dogs, that's a serious problem. show more

  • 75
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    You don't have to love dogs to enjoy Darling Companion, but it couldn't hurt. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Darling Companion would be instantly forgettable if not for Keaton, who imbues Beth with a sorrow, warmth, wisdom, and rage that feel earned. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    While it's not a disaster like Kasdan's last film, "Dreamcatcher'' (2003), Darling Companion doesn't amount to much more than a fairly painless way for the AARP set to spend an hour and a half watching a movie with stars their own age. show more

  • 50
    Ann Hornaday Washington Post

    Dogs and the women who love them form the warm and gooey center of Darling Companion, Lawrence Kasdan's fitfully amusing comedy-drama. show more

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  • September 08, 2012 kimmyjune66
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    Great movie for the family.

  • September 03, 2012 NCW449
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    could have been so good and just wasn\'t! It had the story, the people and the dog but NOTHING seemed to fit. It just went on and on and reminded me of mercury broken by a disconnect...horrible 2 hours.

  • August 30, 2012 sunseray130
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    just from the trailor it looks like a very good movie and the actors are wonderful.

  • May 07, 2012 yourotheroffice
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    My friend and I loved it. The dialogue was funny, the acting and casting were excellent, and I loved the dog of course.

  • April 28, 2012 EILIS
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    Good premise, but too long. It just goes on and on. Good scenery.

  • April 20, 2012 Orange Guy
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    it\'s like, \"weekend with the romneys.

  • April 17, 2012 zgrammyr
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    Saw an early screaning of this movie...just loved it! Sweet and wonderful. Should be seen by all of an age older then 50.

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