MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 722 this week

The Sisters (2005)

 -  Drama  -  26 June 2008 (Greece)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 828 users   Metascore: 40/100
Reviews: 19 user | 18 critic | 14 from Metacritic.com

Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

Writers:

(screenplay), (play), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Related News

Venice to honour Frances McDormand
| ScreenDaily
20 Sirens of 2005: Part II
| ioncinema

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 19 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1558 titles
created 22 Feb 2012
 
a list of 28 titles
created 16 Apr 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 10 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 37 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Sisters" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Sisters (2005)

The Sisters (2005) on IMDb 6.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Sisters.

User Polls

4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Trade (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An up-and-coming trader must choose between the seduction of Wall Street and a return home to the woman and family he loves.

Director: Thomas Halikias
Stars: Eddie Mills, Elizabeth Banks, James Rebhorn
Sexual Life (2005)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.

Director: Ken Kwapis
Stars: Azura Skye, Annie Heller, Carla Gallo
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Three friends encounter violence and bigotry in a small college town.

Director: John Henry Davis
Stars: Brendan Hines, Elizabeth Banks, Kris Park
Lovely, Still (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.

Director: Nicholas Fackler
Stars: Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Banks
Heights (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.

Director: Chris Terrio
Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, James Marsden
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A dark comedy about three salesmen from Detroit who come to Los Angeles for a two week seminar and get themselves involved in a world of trouble when their 'fun' snowballs into a ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Huff
Stars: Jake Weber, Maria Bello, David Thornton
The Baxter (2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the style of a Howard Hawks comedy, Baxter follows the twists and turns of a young man's life during the two weeks before his wedding.

Director: Michael Showalter
Stars: Michael Showalter, Elizabeth Banks, Peter Dinklage
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Lahn is a heroin addict who will do anything for his dose. After he robs his roommate, Denis, he shows up at the door of Denis' best friend, Trevor, to see if he will hide him for a while. ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin DiNovis
Stars: Peter Pryor, Kevin DiNovis, Jason Centeno
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The story revolves around Jared, a struggling writer haunted by a tragic past, who is pushed to the breaking point with fatal consequences. Fact and fiction explosively collide when he ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Freedman
Stars: Ethan Kennemer, Michael Phenicie, Tony Goldwyn
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

In small town Tennessee, a ne'er-do-well man (Knoxville) wrestling for control over his fading golf club is reunited with his estranged daughter, a 14-year-old musical prodigy.

Director: Katrina Holden Bronson
Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Elizabeth Banks, Beth Grant
West of Here (2002)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Broken English's Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Masterson
Stars: Norbert Leo Butz, Josh Hamilton, Guillermo Díaz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Leopold De Angeli is a talented playwright, but like many scribes he fancies the drink a little too much. In the hopes of saving Leopold's life, his theater friends come together to stage an intervention for him.

Director: Peter Masterson
Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Alexandra Eitel, Thomas Flanagan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Dr. Harry Glass
...
Vincent Antonelli
...
...
Gary Sokol
...
...
...
Greg Foote ...
August Prior
Carolyn S. Chambers ...
Female Customer (as Carolyn Chambers)
Ed Ragozzino ...
Minister
Barbara Bechtel ...
Nurse
...
Paramedic #1
Edit

Storyline

Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Every family has its secrets

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 June 2008 (Greece)  »

Also Known As:

A három nővér  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Kelli Garner and Bryce Dallas Howard were considered for the role of Irene. See more »

Goofs

At 01:45:31 David is shown walking up to the upper level as Gary leaves. He then walks back down to make the toast with everyone else at 01:45:46-48. When Gary comes raging back in at 01:45:50 it is shown that David is on the upper level near the window without moving at all. Gary then attacks him and they crash out the window. See more »

Quotes

Nancy Pecket: Am I late - ? Is she here yet - ? Oh, where's Andrew?
Gary Sokol: Yes, no, up there.
See more »

Connections

Version of Esli by znat... (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
That bitch is evil!
9 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An outstanding film from Arthur Allan Seidelman, based upon a play by Richard Alfieri (Puerto Vallarta Squeeze).

Maria Bello just dripped sensuality in every word and movement throughout, except when she was spitting venom like "This party isn't for you anyway. It's for our little unborn nephew... God save him from your genes." Or, "Harry... Harry, if you want to withhold approval, intimidate and give rewards or punishments... buy a dog." She was the child of incest by her father and that rape caused her immense pain that permeated every relationship. It is a fact of life, and I have never seen it more brilliantly displayed. Alfieri captured the lifelong torture in his word, and Bello displayed it with emotion that made this film.

That is not to say that Bello was it entirely. Eric McCormack ("Will and Grace") had a pain of his own and he was absolutely dripping with venom in his snide remarks and eventual explosion of the bottles up anger. A man afraid to revel his feeling for fear of rejection, he got to the point where he could no longer contain.

Elizabeth Banks was the perfect "white trash" that felt out of place in this family - and she was, marrying the out of place brother Alessandro Nivola. Mary Stuart Masterson was also extremely good as the sister who could not reveal her pains either due to her position at the school. Rip Torn added perspective as the professor who read headlines out loud.

Great performances from all and a film worth your time.


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why so low? EXodus25X
Maria Bello PropLyon
Masterson's role? moviaholic
'The Sisters' Release Date marilyn1172000
Arnie Heitz Billy_Vassi
Chris O'Donnell's Character marilyn1172000
Discuss The Sisters (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?