• The Kids Are All Right (2010)

The Kids Are All Right

Release Date: July 9th, 2010

DVD Release Date: November 16th, 2010

R |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Lesbian couple Jules (Julianne Moore) and Nic (Annette Bening) have been together for almost 20 years and have two teenage offspring named Joni and Laser, who were conceived via artificial insemination. Unbeknown to their mothers, Joni and Laser seek out their biological father, a restaurateur named Paul (Mark Ruffalo). Complications arise when the teens bond with Paul and invite him into their lives.

Cast: Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson, Kunal Sharma, Eddie Hassell, Zosia Mamet

Director: Lisa Cholodenko

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Plum Pictures, Antidote Films

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Emotional , 2010s , Witty , Mother , Marriage , Father , Charming , Family , Son , Daughter , Love ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    A thrillingly funny and casually profound film. show more

  • 88
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Here are five gifted actors at the top of their games as five characters in search of what makes a family. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    This love letter to gay-marriage supporters is respectably entertaining filmmaking, it's just not exceptional. show more

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Awards

Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy