• Grandma (2015)

Grandma

Release Date: August 21st, 2015

R |1 hr 18 min

Plot Summary

A misanthropic poet (Lily Tomlin) takes her granddaughter (Julia Garner) across Los Angeles in search of the money she needs to terminate her unwanted pregnancy.

Cast: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Sam Elliott, Laverne Cox, Nat Wolff, John Cho

Director: Paul Weitz

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Depth of Field

Keywords: Los Angeles , Pursuit , Emotional

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    There are some terrifically strong scenes and terrific actors contributing to them. show more

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    There's admirable frankness, intelligence and sensitivity here. Additionally, the film is a thoughtful, funny reflection on the gains and losses of growing old. show more

  • 70
    Allan HunterScreen International

    Grandma was clearly made on modest resources and can look a little rough and ready in places. Viewers will, however, be more than willing to overlook its imperfections - because it is so funny and engaging and because Lily Tomlin is such a joy to behold. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy