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PG-13| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
At the tender age of 13, Henry Wheeler (Gattlin Griffith) grapples with the pains of adolescence while caring for his troubled, reclusive mother, Adele (Kate Winslet). One day while shopping for school supplies, Henry and Adele encounter Frank Chambers (Josh Brolin), an intimidating man but one who clearly needs their help. Frank convinces the two of them to take him into their home, but later it becomes clear that he is a convict who has escaped. Based on the novel by Joyce Maynard.

Cast: Kate Winslet , Josh Brolin , Gattlin Griffith , Tobey Maguire , Clark Gregg , Tom Lipinski , Maika Monroe , J.K. Simmons

Director: Jason Reitman

Genres: Romance, Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Labor Day (2013)

Release Date: January 31st, 2014|1 hr. 51 min.

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fan reviews ( 21 )
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    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The pie looks delicious, but Labor Day feels stale. show more

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    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    This is win-win for everybody, but it's too win-win - a setup that short-circuits drama, that shoehorns a situation into a precooked formulation: He's a real prisoner and she's an emotional prisoner, and each offers the other the possibility of freedom. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Labor Day feels like a belabored, sappy slog. show more

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Gary Susman on Feb 3rd, 2014 9:00AM

Paramount Back in August, "Labor Day" was shaping up to be one of the most eagerly awaited movies of the year-end awards season. Most of that had to do with the film's classy pedigree, consisting of...

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Jenni Miller on Jan 30th, 2014 12:00PM

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'Labor Day' Trailer: Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, and an Ill-Fated Romance (EXCLUSIVE)

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Katie Roberts on Oct 31st, 2013 11:55AM

The title of Jason Reitman's new movie, "Labor Day," might make moviegoers associate it with the recent rash of holiday-themed rom-coms that have graced the big screen ("Valentine's Day," "New...

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