• Moonlight Mile (2002)

Moonlight Mile

Release Date: October 4th, 2002

DVD Release Date: March 11th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

When Joe Nast's (Jake Gyllenhaal) plans for marriage change due to an unexpected loss, he wants to be the man he believes everyone wants him to be - dutifully bereaved husband-to-be, and perfect would-be son-in-law to Ben (Dustin Hoffman) and JoJo (Susan Sarandon). But when another woman unexpectedly enters his life, he's quickly torn between fulfilling his new role and following his heart.

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon, Holly Hunter, Ellen Pompeo, Richard T. Jones, Allan Corduner, Dabney Coleman

Director: Brad Silberling

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Hyde Park Entertainment

Distributors: Touchstone Pictures

Keywords: Family , Mother , Friend , Bar , 1970s , Love , Father , Death , House ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Eloquent acting -- in fits and starts -- can't make up for the movie's glib, off-putting calculations.

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Not many movies know that truth. Moonlight Mile is based on it. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Gyllenhaal, in the pivotal role, brings a scruffy, boyish charm to the proceedings, but his big scenes with Hoffman and Sarandon are one-sided - he's not in the same league, and comes off as a bit of a cipher. show more

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