• The Oranges (2012)

The Oranges

Release Date: October 5th, 2012

DVD Release Date: May 7th, 2013

R |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.

Cast: Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt, Allison Janney, Leighton Meester, Alia Shawkat, Adam Brody, Sam Rosen

Director: Julian Farino

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: ATO Pictures, Likely Story, Olympia Pictures

Keywords: Lighthearted, Marriage, 2010s, Husband, Relationships, Forbidden love, Charming, Daughter, Family, Cheeky, Wife

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    The movie has a saving grace in that it breaks formula. Its concerns are not the usual movie concerns, and it takes what might have been a standard plot in some unexpected directions. show more

  • 63
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    While there are laughs, the farcical elements of The Oranges are not presented with sufficient discipline to live up to the full potential of its cast. But as a seven-year veteran of the New Jersey suburban experience, I can testify that it nails the milieu's specifics. show more

  • 80
    Ella TaylorNPR

    What makes you sit up straight is that The Oranges takes seriously everyone's unhappiness, including the home-wrecker's, without letting anyone off the hook of responsibility for their own becalmed misery. show more

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