MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,553 this week

Uncross the Stars (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  5 April 2008 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 173 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Troy, a young man grieving from the loss of his young wife, is asked by his Aunt Hilda to build her a porch. He goes to her house in a desert community, interacts with the colorful locals, and tries to reconcile with himself.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 172 titles
created 24 Aug 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1146 titles
created 03 Jan 2013
 
a list of 1442 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 44 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Uncross the Stars (2008)

Uncross the Stars (2008) on IMDb 6.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Uncross the Stars.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Captivity (2007)
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.

Director: Roland Joffé
Stars: Elisha Cuthbert, Daniel Gillies, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Horrific murders which once lived only in a young man's nightmares suddenly begin occurring in chilling reality in his hometown.

Director: Douglas S. Younglove
Stars: Zachary Ray Sherman, Ron Perlman, Armand Assante
The Job I (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A guy looking to find employment and marry the love of his life gets in over his head when a fast-talking temp agent lands him a job.

Director: Shem Bitterman
Stars: Patrick John Flueger, Ron Perlman, Taryn Manning
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (... See full summary »

Director: Gabrielle Savage Dockterman
Stars: Danny Glover, Ron Perlman, Linda Hamilton
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Ávila
Stars: Jimmy Smits, Maria del Mar, Jon Seda
Absolon (2003)
Sci-Fi | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

In a world ravaged by disease, he's the only cure... and the last hope for human-kind.

Director: David DeBartolomé
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Kelly Brook, Lou Diamond Phillips
Saving Hope (TV Series 2012)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A supernatural medical drama that centers around the lives of the doctors and nurses of Hope Zion Hospital.

Stars: Erica Durance, Julia Taylor Ross, Michael Shanks
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A princess falls in love with her father's swordsman.

Director: Jonathan Tydor
Stars: Eric Roberts, Ron Perlman, Lesley-Anne Down
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Unable to give her boyfriend Ben (Reid Scott) a firm yes when he asks her to marry him, Sam (Miranda Kent) sets off on a series of dating adventures to find empirical proof that Ben is "the one".

Director: Valerie Weiss
Stars: Miranda Kent, Reid Scott, Kathleen Robertson
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.

Director: Michelle Danner
Stars: Jason Alexander, Ruth Barrie, Carlos M. Castillón
Action | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

In the midst of World War 2, intelligence services from England, Germany and Russia collided in a fierce fight for the mind of Nicky Raus, a genius German Jewish scientist who's developing ... See full summary »

Director: Dmitriy Fiks
Stars: Craig Sheffer, Todd Field, Svetlana Metkina
Quiet Kill (2004)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Amy Martin (Claudia Christian), an attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Jones
Stars: Claudia Christian, Corbin Bernsen, Ron Perlman
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Troy
...
Hilda
...
Bobby
...
Lulu
...
Norma
Linda Porter ...
Phyllis
...
Tina
...
Mildred
...
Joyce
Princess Lucaj ...
Linda
...
Corrine
Jason Hillhouse ...
Willy
Patrick Thomas O'Brien ...
Priest (as Patrick O'Brien)
...
Hack
...
Lawrence Hutchinson
Edit

Storyline

The Story follows Troy, a young man whose beloved wife passes away. The movie opens at her funeral, and Troy, ill-equipped to deal with this kind of grief at this stage in his life, just shuts down. Lost for direction, he receives in the mail a letter his wife wrote him while she was sick, which asks him to build his Aunt Hilda a porch. With nowhere else to turn, Troy drives to where his aunt lives in the desert. There, he meets with his Aunt Hilda, a supporting cast of crazy fun old ladies, and Bobby, a kind of wise cowboy, all of whom make it easier for Troy to find the place within to deal with his grief and move forward, and help open Troy's eyes that his pain is not unique. In the Process, Troy also learns the Difference between "true love" and "love at first sight". Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

vacuum | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vacuuming the Cat  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Never falls flat but does stall at times
27 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A nice slant on losing a loved one with an interesting twist at the end that relates to the title. One loose end left out there was disappointing, but enough sharp writing and character development to make it worth while for most who would be attracted to this type of movie in the first place.

My biggest criticism was the pacing. Especially David Gillies' character (Thorton Harper) who looks like he could be Dr. Oz's son. I thought he could have delivered a little more depth to his performance, but Ron Perlman sufficiently picks up the slack. Barbara Hersey's character Hilda started off with a lot of fire but someone dropped the ball and almost let it flicker out. Nice Hallmark ending for those needing a little fluff in your life.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Screening cjbarrett
Has this film been released yet? harry44mag
DVD release cjbarrett
Trailer on YouTube and don't forget to add the FaceBook Fanpage!!! azsarah410
Favorite Quotes moviefreak_86
Orange slices rockcairn69
Discuss Uncross the Stars (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?