• My Sister's Keeper (2009)

My Sister's Keeper

Release Date: June 26th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 17th, 2009

PG-13 |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Conceived as a marrow donor for her gravely ill sister, Anna Fitzgerald (Abigail Breslin) has undergone countless surgeries and medical procedures in her short life. Though their older daughter's life has no doubt been prolonged, the unorthodox decision of Anna's parents has cracked the entire family's foundation. When Anna sues her parents for emancipation, it sets off a court case that threatens to destroy the family for good.

Cast: Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin, Sofia Vassilieva, Jason Patric, Joan Cusack, Evan Ellingson, Thomas Dekker

Director: Nick Cassavetes

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Mark Johnson, Scott L. Goldman, Curmudgeon

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Judge , Quest , Los Angeles , Hospital , Mother , Sacrifice , 2000s , Family , Heartwarming , Death , Sister ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Diaz gets her own voice-over monologue, as does Patric - the different points of view functioning like stanza refrains, born in shared familial anguish. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    For all its awkward structure, the film is heartfelt and deeply affecting. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    If you're going to make a weepy, there's no reason you can't make it with intelligence and insight as the makers of My Sister's Keeper have done. show more

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