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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Ella TaylorNPR

    It's a classic Hollywood domestic comedy with a mischievous twist. show more

  • 95
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    More universal than it is alternative, except in one sense: There's nothing else on the contemporary movie landscape like it. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

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