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R| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Though they once seemed to have a bright future, life seems to be passing by the Norkowski sisters. Rose (Amy Adams), once the most popular girl in high school, is a single mom and works as a maid. Norah (Emily Blunt) still lives at home with their father (Alan Arkin) and parties all the time. When Rose's married lover tells her about the lucrative field of crime-scene cleanup, she pours all her remaining resources into her new business, and recruits the squeamish Norah to help.

Cast: Amy Adams , Emily Blunt , Alan Arkin , Jason Spevack , Steve Zahn , Mary Lynn Rajskub , Clifton Collins Jr. , Eric Christian Olsen

Director: Christine Jeffs

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Overture Films

Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

Release Date: March 13th, 2009|1 hr. 42 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 14 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This funny and touching movie depends on two can-do actresses to scrub past the biohazard of noxious clichés that threaten to intrude. Adams and Blunt get the job done. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    That Sunshine Cleaning was made by women is best revealed in the filmmakers' willingness to let the story breathe on its own terms, without bringing in anything extraneous, unwelcome and exciting. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Dark humor intersperses with poignant moments. Though the conclusion feels forced, the movie works. show more

  • March 05, 2010 iceruby
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    had looked forward to seeing it even though had heard from others it was not a good movie. SO glad I didn't listen to them as I loved this movie!!!

  • February 15, 2010 Pinkpuppy95
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    good lighthearted and quirky drama. i love emily blunt and amy adams and they both did a terrific job. i was 13 when i saw this movie and i loved it. im now 14 and i own it on dvd. ill prlly watch it again soon.! (:

  • July 29, 2009 Rean Rossier
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    A WONDERFUL drama that made me laugh & cry this is one great drama one of my favorbite's!!! I loved this Drama! " This Is A Unforgettable Drama That Will Make You Laugh & Cry!" - Rean Rossier @ moviefone.com

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