• Hanging Up (2000)

Hanging Up

Release Date: February 18th, 2000

DVD Release Date: June 4th, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Three sisters (Diane Keaton, Meg Ryan, Lisa Kudrow) do what they do best with life, love, and lunacy on the telephone lines that bind- when their father (Walter Matthau) is admitted to a Los Angeles Hospital. After years of wild living, intermittent affection, and constant phoning, he is finally threatening to die.

Cast: Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton, Lisa Kudrow, Walter Matthau, Adam Arkin, Shaun Duke Moosekian, Ann Bortolotti, Cloris Leachman

Director: Diane Keaton

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Nora Ephron Productions, Laurence Mark Productions

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: 2000s , New York City , Sister , Melodramatic , Heartwarming , Daughter , Hospital , Father , Death , Love , Quest , Hilarious , Growing up

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    (Matthau's) is a truly magical performance: hilarious, unguarded and deeply touching.

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Imagine "King Lear" art-directed by Martha Stewart and you have Hanging Up.

  • 68
    F. X. FeeneyMr. Showbiz

    They make a believable trio of siblings, but not even their combined wit can lift this script above the maudlin.

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