• Rabbit Hole (2010)

Rabbit Hole

Release Date: December 17th, 2010

DVD Release Date: April 19th, 2011

PG-13 |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Eight months after the accidental death of their 4-year-old son, Howie (Aaron Eckhart) and Becca (Nicole Kidman) are trying to overcome their grief. He wants to hold on to everything that reminds him of Danny, while she would rather sell their home and make a fresh start. Cracks begin to appear in the relationship as Howie bonds with a member of his therapy group and Becca reaches out to a teenage boy with telling facial scars. Based on the play by David Lindsay-Abaire.

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller, Tammy Blanchard, Sandra Oh, Giancarlo Esposito, Jon Tenney

Director: John Cameron Mitchell

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Olympia Pictures, Blossom Films, Odd Lot Entertainment

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: House, Mother, Son, Emotional, Fall, Intense, 2000s, Love, Husband, Marriage, Wife

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film does achieve moments of catharsis, but it can be heavy going. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Wrenching, poignant, and quietly healing. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Nicole Kidman places the bereaved heroine of Rabbit Hole in a nether land between life and not-quite-life. Her beautiful performance transcends the specifics of the script, which David Lindsay-Abaire adapted from his play of the same name. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com


Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role