• Family Weekend (2013)

Family Weekend

Release Date: March 29th, 2013

DVD Release Date: April 23rd, 2013

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

A teenager (Olesya Rulin) takes her self-centered parents (Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Modine) hostage after they miss her rope-jumping competition.

Cast: Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Modine, Olesya Rulin, Joey King, Eddie Hassell, Chloe Bridges, Cindy Chang, Shirley Jones

Director: Benjamin Epps

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: 2010s, Hilarious, Growing up, Playful, Love interest, Underdog, Pursuit, Amusing, Witty, Lighthearted, Family, Engaging, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Farran Smith NehmeNew York Post

    For a long while, director Benjamin Epps goes for breakneck farce; at its best, this is a batty mixture of family-values editorial and teen spoof. show more

  • 38
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    Family Weekend is the kind of dark-for-dark's sake, wannabe quirkfest that proves indie films can be just as clich├ęd and vapid as the most soulless Hollywood movies. show more

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Although Rulin displays a compelling neurotic edge as the driven Emily, Chenoweth and Modine are unable to breathe much life into their schematic roles, while the supporting players are basically saddled with conveying a compendium of quirks. show more

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