• Collateral Beauty (2016)

Collateral Beauty

Release Date: December 16th, 2016

DVD Release Date: March 14th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

When a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. When his notes bring unexpected personal responses, he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully lived and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Cast: Will Smith, Ed Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña, Dame Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley, Jacob Latimore

Director: David Frankel

Genres: Drama

Production Co: PalmStar Media, Anonymous Content, Likely Story, Overbrook Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: New York City, Charming, Love, Transformation, Office, Friend, Friendship, Emotional, Death, Pursuit, Passionate

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    So many of the decisions by director David Frankel and writer Allan Loeb make absolutely no sense. show more

  • 30
    Sarah WardScreen International

    Collateral Beauty never manages to shake off its all-too-deliberate air or willingness to follow the easiest path. Its life lessons are packaged with cloying, overt mawkishness which aren’t quite the feel-good home run Frankel seems to expect. show more

  • 50
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Audiences who enjoy smiling through tears, and don't mind having their buttons pushed in the most obvious ways, could probably do a lot worse. show more

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