MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,841 this week

Three Days of Rain (2002)

 -  Drama  -  May 2002 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 199 users   Metascore: 52/100
Reviews: 5 user | 15 critic | 12 from Metacritic.com

Six Anton Chekhov short stories set in modern day Cleveland during a three day rain storm.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 70 titles
created 09 Oct 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 22 Jun 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 03 Jul 2012
 
a list of 997 titles
created 05 Aug 2012
 
a list of 1016 titles
created 30 Sep 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Three Days of Rain (2002)

Three Days of Rain (2002) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Three Days of Rain.
2 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An ex-boxer is drifting around after escaping from the mental hospital. He meets a widow who convinces him to help fix up the neglected estate her ex-husband left. Her Uncle talks them both... See full summary »

Director: James Foley
Stars: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An unhappy wife orders a guy she meets over the Internet to kill her, but the two of them fall in love.

Director: Johan Renck
Stars: Maria Bello, Rufus Sewell, Jason Patric
Narc (2002)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When the trail goes cold on a murder investigation of a policeman an undercover narcotics officer is lured back to the force to help solve the case.

Director: Joe Carnahan
Stars: Ray Liotta, Jason Patric, Chi McBride
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Enemies tells the story of a playwright and sitcom writer Paul Halpern (Academy Award Nominee David Paymer) who can't buy a break!

Director: Joey Travolta
Stars: David Paymer, Judge Reinhold, Rosalind Chao
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows ... See full summary »

Director: Mark David
Stars: Ronnie Gene Blevins, Diane Ladd, Rip Torn
Checking Out (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.

Director: Jeff Hare
Stars: Peter Falk, Laura San Giacomo, David Paymer
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Unhappy couples fall apart and hop into other beds with other people.

Director: Neil LaBute
Stars: Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Ben Stiller
Sleepwalk (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

At loose ends drifter (Ivan Martin) stumbles upon a struggling painter (Drea de Matteo) as he searches for answers under the stars and rooftops of New York.

Director: James Savoca
Stars: Ivan Martin, Drea de Matteo, John Lurie
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.

Director: Charlie Picerni
Stars: Peter Falk, Rip Torn, George Segal
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Peter Crane
Stars: Priscilla Barnes, Don Calfa, Herb Edelman
Director: Michael Meredith
Toughlove (TV Movie 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Charters family falls into despair over their drug-addicted son Gary. They discuss his problems through the "Toughlove" program in searching for answers.

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: Lee Remick, Bruce Dern, Jason Patric
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Helen (as Penny Allen)
...
Alex
...
Derrick (as Alimi Ballard)
Joey Bilow ...
Denis
Bruce Bohne ...
Cranston
Robert Casserly ...
Ray
Laurie Coleman ...
Reporter
...
Jim
...
Woman In Cab
...
Waldo
...
Car Buyer
...
Lisa
...
Ghost
Christine Karl ...
Liza
Merle Kennedy ...
Tess
Edit

Storyline

It's Tuesday in Cleveland; a storm arrives that will last three days. We watch rain fall as we listen to a DJ and the jazz he plays at WLOH. We also watch separate stories of a cab driver who's suffered a recent loss, a janitor who may lose his job, a junkie whose infant daughter is in the care of the woman's abusive father, a couple who argue after she won't let him give a restaurant dessert to a homeless man, a tile maker desperate for money to buy clay for a new job, and an alcoholic, prevaricating father whose adult son is long-suffering. Each is isolated, each seeks a connection; some find one. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual material, drug use and disturbing content
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

May 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Three Days of Rain  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,841 (USA) (30 September 2005)

Gross:

$2,841 (USA) (30 September 2005)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
All Wet - Chekhov Goes To Cleveland
14 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First, this is NOT a film of the Richard Greenberg play that Julia Roberts tanked in on Broadway; that is due in 2008. This film attempts to adapt six Anton Chekhov short stories into 72 hours in rain-soaked Cleveland. To say that it, too, tanks - would be an understatement. The joy of re-interpreting the great Russian author's smaller works must have pleased writer/director Michael Meredith more than it does the viewer. The six stories never intersect as one might expect, depriving the viewer of some sense of a dramatic fabric. If, perhaps, they had been played in a linear fashion, one following the other instead of inter-cut, the limited nature of their sad stories might have been a bit more satisfying. Or had Meredith let the viewer know that these were unconnected stand-alone stories based on existing stories, expectations for more might have been tempered. But as it is, six stories are just too many. Adding to the soggy woe, the majority of the simple tales are weighed down by lonely and unlikeable characters, the obvious and dreary 'umbrella' theme of a three day rainstorm, and some highly uneven playing by the actors. Limited to short-story characters, most of them strive in vain to create even the most basic character arc. THREE DAYS OF RAIN will inevitable be compared to CRASH (it pales) and - all too soon - Richard Greenberg's far more intriguing narrative.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What are the six Chekhov plays? Sitcom_Sally
Where's Wayne Rogers? nates-2
last scene: what is the mentally handicapped guy doing on the tracks? lsieg
Loved the soundtrack! Sitcom_Sally
what is denis doing? lsieg
Discuss Three Days of Rain (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?