• Shrink (2009)


Release Date: July 24th, 2009

DVD Release Date: September 29th, 2009

R |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Henry Carter (Kevin Spacey), a jaded therapist-to-the-stars, uses marijuana to forget his troubles. His first pro bono case puts him in touch with Jemma (Saffron Burrows), a troubled teen who lives far from the glamour of the Hollywood Hills. Confronted with her real problems, Henry wonders, given his current state of mind, if he can help Jemma find answers to her questions.

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Robin Williams, Saffron Burrows, Keke Palmer, Dallas Roberts, Pell James, Jack Huston, Mark Webber

Director: Jonas Pate

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Ignite Entertainment, Ithaka Films, Trigger Street Productions

Keywords: Fall, Melodramatic, Transformation, Bar, Amusing, 2000s, Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    You do wish Pate and writer Thomas Moffett had gone for more wit given the outlandishness of the melodrama since it would be more fun to laugh at this than take it seriously. show more

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Kevin Spacey brings another of his cynical, bitter characters to life -- very smart, and fresh out of hope -- but the movie doesn't give him much of anywhere to take it. show more

  • 38
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A pity-party of Hollywood narcissism. show more

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