• The Intern (2015)

The Intern

Release Date: September 25th, 2015

PG-13 |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

Starting a new job can be a difficult challenge, especially if you're already retired. Looking to get back into the game, 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) seizes the opportunity to become a senior intern at an online fashion site. Ben soon becomes popular with his younger co-workers, including Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway), the boss and founder of the company. Whittaker's charm, wisdom and sense of humor help him develop a special bond and growing friendship with Jules.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Anders Holm, JoJo Kushner, Andrew Rannells, Adam DeVine, Zack Pearlman

Director: Nancy Meyers

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Waverly Films

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Office, Bar, Cool, 2010s, Friendship, Moving, Husband, Emotional, Transformation, New York City

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    Given the vacuity of the script, it must be admitted that Hathaway achieves something of a triumph. She’s always engaging and keeps the character on a human rather than superhuman scale. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This clumsy comedy, written and directed by Nancy Meyers, turns an implausible but intriguing premise into a tale of generational collision that reflects dimly on old and young alike. show more

  • 70
    John HazeltonScreen International

    When the film gets more serious it produces some affecting moments between the two leads. show more

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