• The Weather Man (2005)

The Weather Man

Release Date: October 28th, 2005

DVD Release Date: February 21st, 2006

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

David Spritz (Nicolas Cage) is a Chicago weatherman who, despite success at his job, is deeply unhappy. Eclipsed by his father, Robert (Michael Caine), a celebrated author, and licking his wounds after his marriage to Noreen (Hope Davis) collapses, David resolves to get his life in order by applying for a high-profile job on a New York City talk show. But with his personal life a shambles, David must decide between fast-tracking his career and repairing his rapidly deteriorating family life.

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Hope Davis, Michael Rispoli, Gil Bellows, Gemmenne de la Peña, Nicholas Hoult, Judith McConnell

Director: Gore Verbinski

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Escape Artists

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Father, Wife, Emotional, Amusing, Heartwarming, Transformation, Love, Daughter, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    In The Weather Man, Nicolas Cage doesn't so much play a protagonist, warts and all, as he plays a protagonist who is all warts. show more

  • 88
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    In The Weather Man, Nicolas Cage, a great oddball movie star who sometimes takes enormous risks, has a good, risky part again. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This film has moments of uncommon observation and touching insight. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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