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PG| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
It's nearly Christmas in New York City. Rose (Susan Sarandon) is in the hospital with her elderly mother, who's been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Nina (Penélope Cruz) is ready to call off her upcoming marriage because of fiancé Mike's (Paul Walker) jealous rages, and Mike is being followed by Artie (Alan Arkin), a waiter who believes Mike is the reincarnation of his late wife. Meanwhile, a young man named Jules (Marcus Thomas) wants to re-create his happiest Christmas memory.

Cast: Penélope Cruz , Susan Sarandon , Paul Walker , Alan Arkin , Marcus Thomas , John Doman , Daniel Sunjata , Sonny Marinelli

Director: Chazz Palminteri

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Noel (2004)

Release Date: November 12th, 2004|1 hr. 36 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 38
    Robert Dominguez New York Daily News

    A plodding, contrived Christmas tale that wastes the talents of his well-known cast. show more

  • 30
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    David Hubbard's script is so steeped in sludgy sentimentality that the film's early hints of quirkiness quickly give way to heavy-handed faith healing. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There's a point at which the plot crosses an invisible line, becoming so preposterous that it's no longer moving and is just plain weird. show more

  • January 02, 2009 Sunshine
    Report This User

    I loved it! We need more movies that touch our souls. Noel is an uplifting movie of hope and faith.

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