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The Family Stone

Release Date: December 16th, 2005

PG-13|1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
Everett Stone (Dermot Mulroney) wants to bring his girlfriend, Meredith Morton (Sarah Jessica Parker), to meet his bohemian Connecticut family at Christmas. Straitlaced Meredith, feeling she needs backup, asks her sister Julie (Claire Danes) to come along. Hoping to win the approval of her boyfriend's parents Sybil (Diane Keaton) and Kelly (Craig T. Nelson) and the rest of the family, instead Meredith succeeds only in highlighting her uptight personality and making Everett doubt his intentions.

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Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • Keaton, a sorceress at blending humor and heartbreak, honors the film with a grace that makes it stick in the memory. show more

  • The slapstick weeper The Family Stone is a lump of coal brightened by four diamond-sharp performances. show more

  • Spends too much time on unconvincing romantic-comedy contrivances to be consistently engaging. Throughout the uneven film and its mixed bag of performances, the compelling point of focus is Diane Keaton's smart, funny, spot-on natural portrait of the formidable Stone matriarch. show more

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