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R| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
David Spritz (Nicolas Cage) is a Chicago weatherman who, despite success at his job, is deeply unhappy. Eclipsed by his father, Robert (Michael Caine), a celebrated author, and licking his wounds after his marriage to Noreen (Hope Davis) collapses, David resolves to get his life in order by applying for a high-profile job on a New York City talk show. But with his personal life a shambles, David must decide between fast-tracking his career and repairing his rapidly deteriorating family life.

Cast: Nicolas Cage , Michael Caine , Hope Davis , Michael Rispoli , Gil Bellows , Gemmenne de la Peña , Nicholas Hoult , Judith McConnell

Director: Gore Verbinski

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

The Weather Man (2005)

Release Date: October 28th, 2005|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Cage works hard to find traces of humanity in a man that God forgot, as do screenwriter Steven Conrad and director Gore Verbinski. But in the face of a character no one cares about, can audiences be faulted for asking: Why should we? show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    It works as an intriguingly offbeat character study while offering Nicolas Cage a chance to show why he used to be considered one of the top actors of his generation. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This is one glum outing, with occasional pings of wry wit and hearty chuckles. show more

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