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Hope Springs

(2012)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content involving sexuality.

PG-13 In Theaters 08/8/2012 , 100min.
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Viewer Score
73%
Viewer score based on 130 ratings
65%
Critic score based on 39 reviews

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April 02, 2013
lar9291
What a horrendous waste of talent. Garbage story, garbage dialog, ridiculous finale. Streep and Jones must have been in dire need of $$$ to agree to doing this piece of drech. No stars at all for this one.
February 16, 2013
mh00000000138435
Two very talented actors, give very real performance of married life that has ********** spark.
January 30, 2013
qj00000000116892
too close to the mark...must have made many uncomfortable.
January 09, 2013
serkancolak08
i had high hopes for this movie until i started watching it.
December 26, 2012
ll00000000134403
disappointed with this movie, great actor but the story was not great

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
Hope Springs is a minor miracle of a movie. Within a Hollywood tradition accustomed to treating sex as something titillating, taboo, gauzily idealized or downright pornographic, finally someone has made a movie that treats it in the riskiest way possible: as the physical expression of intimacy between two flawed but recognizable adults. Full Review
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
An unusually intelligent cut at the relationship game. Full Review
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
Rather than plunge into the murky marital waters of ambivalence and power struggle, the film bobs on the surface. No one would ever mistake David Frankel's dramedy of sexual healing for Ingmar Bergman's psychologically astute "Scenes From a Marriage." Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
It's about as uncomfortable as sitting through an interminable counseling session - involving two people you hardly know and don't much care about. Full Review
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
The movie perseveres with affecting, sometimes startling candor, and eventually delivers on its promise by confronting the dark fears and furtive hopes of a couple no longer young. Full Review

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