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1.

Moral of the Story: Divorce Is Tough

8/10
Author: evanston_dad on 22 November 2005
2.

One Turtle would have made it Better

9/10
Author: David Ferguson (fergusontx@gmail.com) on 30 October 2005
3.

Patricide with a dull knife

10/10
Author: Mel Klein on 25 September 2005
4.

depressingly refreshing

9/10
Author: gdsoul on 8 November 2005
5.

Great script and a cast of champions

10/10
Author: on 19 September 2005
6.

Well Drawn Characters

8/10
Author: mkillian on 1 December 2005
7.

The break up

10/10
Author: jotix100 on 20 October 2005
8.

Your Mother's Brother Ned was a Philistine

9/10
Author: David H. Schleicher on 2 April 2006
9.

Literary autobiography with heartfelt humor; Daniels' career best and Oscar worthy

10/10
Author: george.schmidt (gpschmidt67@gmail.com) on 7 October 2005
10.

This movie left me with one burning question (LOTS O' SPOILERS)

1/10
Author: lola88 on 30 November 2005
11.

Boring, predictable, and just crass.

1/10
Author: on 10 November 2007
12.

Flawed film had all the pieces to be great

4/10
Author: nobigdealProductions on 11 October 2005
13.

"The Squid and the Whale" may leave you in need of therapy

2/10
Author: bscowler on 28 January 2006
14.

So horrible.

1/10
Author: Marina on 18 June 2007
15.

Tortuous and unpleasant entertainment

1/10
Author: acricketer on 12 March 2006
16.

A major disappointment

5/10
Author: Vash2001 on 27 January 2006
17.

Psychological War of the Roses

8/10
Author: nycritic on 8 February 2006
18.

A Differing Opinion

1/10
Author: auriferous on 3 January 2006
19.

The New York Intelligensia Behaving Badly

Author: (dj_bassett) on 17 December 2005
20.

"Superficial and Detached"

1/10
Author: louchelle23 on 7 October 2011
21.

Brilliant and Awkward and Everything in Between

8/10
Author: thewalrus8 on 17 September 2006
22.

Don't waste your time

1/10
Author: ctfilmreview on 23 October 2005
23.

Title is explained in the film

10/10
Author: spooly_montana on 11 April 2006
24.

Very real learning experience, but ultimately boring

7/10
Author: siderite on 13 July 2006
25.

Cringe after Cringe

2/10
Author: lostcheerio on 18 April 2006
26.

It has a mercifully short run time.

2/10
Author: acs_joel on 30 October 2005
27.

"You Disgust Me!"

1/10
Author: ldavis-2 on 11 October 2007
28.

Creepy parents not worth viewing

3/10
Author: vanhowe on 14 May 2006
29.

Sensitive Family and Coming to Age Drama

7/10
Author: Claudio Carvalho on 20 November 2007
30.

Dysfunction trivialized.

1/10
Author: on 9 April 2006
31.

This movie was awful!

1/10
Author: Evan on 30 May 2006
32.

Not Impressed.

3/10
Author: BobsBrotherFutureman on 28 September 2005
33.

I've never been so interested in people I don't care about

8/10
Author: rooprect on 5 September 2013
34.

Rich and downright enjoyable.

9/10
Author: Jamie Ward on 19 July 2011
35.

jusco's review: The Squid and the Whale

9/10
Author: jusco15 on 24 December 2010
36.

An honest, funny, and different indie film

9/10
Author: Jenna on 4 August 2010
37.

Great casting, disappointing and predictable

2/10
Author: grahammorrison12 on 30 December 2010
38.

muddy plot yet great acting

6/10
Author: oprahhhhhhh on 24 July 2006
39.

Whale Chewing Squid Frightens Child

9/10
Author: mike rice (mike235@charter.net) on 6 March 2006
40.

Wow This Must Be Deep

5/10
Author: scafeets on 23 December 2005
41.

Pointless

1/10
Author: barlowralph on 23 January 2014
42.

a winner - and i don't know exactly why

9/10
Author: zif ofoz on 6 May 2013
43.

A Family Divided

8/10
Author: claire-cec on 12 November 2012
44.

Baumbach takes a major step forward as a filmmaker with this film.

8/10
Author: G K on 11 May 2010
45.

Whale meat again, don't know where, don't know when....

6/10
Author: bobgeorge1 on 7 August 2007
46.

Quick word on movie and the special features

9/10
Author: grappleandstrike on 27 June 2007
47.

The Squid and the Whale

7/10
Author: film_riot on 24 May 2007
48.

Immensely detailed, deceptively light divorce drama

6/10
Author: Framescourer on 10 April 2007
49.

a pleasant but not unforgettable movie

6/10
Author: (mbinazzi@wanadoo.fr) on 29 July 2006
50.

conflict

6/10
Author: leopoldfrank on 18 April 2006

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