• Love the Coopers (2015)

Love the Coopers

Release Date: November 13th, 2015

PG-13 |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

For their annual Christmas Eve celebration, Sam Cooper (John Goodman) and his wife Charlotte (Diane Keaton) welcome four generations of extended family, including son Hank (Ed Helms), daughter Eleanor (Olivia Wilde) and Charlotte's father, Bucky (Alan Arkin). Sam and Charlotte are separating after 40 years of marriage, while Hank is in the middle of a divorce. As the guests reveal their respective problems, they also rediscover the importance of kinship and the spirit of the holiday.

Cast: Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Diane Keaton, Anthony Mackie, Amanda Seyfried, June Squibb, Marisa Tomei

Director: Jessie Nelson

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Imagine Entertainment, Handwritten Films, Groundswell Productions

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Charming, Family, Son, Father, 2010s, House, Husband, Daughter, Wife, Car, Relationships, Love, Cheeky

Ratings & Reviews

  • 0
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Watching this film is like being trapped inside a snow globe — no air, no warmth, no life — while the death of drama unfolds. show more

  • 30
    Jon FroschThe Hollywood Reporter

    A Christmas comedy of numbing tedium and tackiness. show more

  • 58
    Tim AppeloTheWrap

    The vignettes sometimes resonate with the viewer but don’t really connect into a plot, there are too many characters with too many stories and pretty good flashbacks, and some of the jokes are impossible to laugh out loud at unless you’re a highly trained and paid actor. show more

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