Watch Trailer
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
Welcome to the Rileys | 02:27
Watch Trailer
MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,262 this week

Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

R  |   |  Drama  |  18 November 2011 (UK)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 18,613 users   Metascore: 50/100
Reviews: 55 user | 111 critic | 30 from Metacritic.com

On a business trip to New Orleans, a damaged man seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 09 Dec 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 24 Jan 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 28 May 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 14 Jun 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 23 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

Welcome to the Rileys (2010) on IMDb 7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Welcome to the Rileys.
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.

Director: Udayan Prasad
Stars: William Hurt, Maria Bello, Kristen Stewart
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two families are brought together by the return of one family's son -- a reunion that conjures up old ghosts and issues that must be addressed.

Director: Mary Stuart Masterson
Stars: Elizabeth Ashley, Jayce Bartok, Bruce Dern
The Runaways (2010)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways. This film also explores the relationship between band members Joan Jett and Cherie Currie.

Director: Floria Sigismondi
Stars: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon
Speak (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak.

Director: Jessica Sharzer
Stars: Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Perkins, Dick Hagerman
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

L.A. soft-porn writer Carter Webb is frustrated enough, after his actress girlfriend dumps him, to need a serious break. He decides to spend it with his grandmother, who can't really take ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Kasdan
Stars: Adam Brody, Kristen Stewart, Meg Ryan
On the Road (2012)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Director: Walter Salles
Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart
Adventureland (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Director: Greg Mottola
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.

Director: Olivier Assayas
Stars: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A series of overlapping stories about four suburban families dealing with different maladies. Esther Gold's life is consumed by caring for her comatose son; Jim Train is sent into a ... See full summary »

Director: Rose Troche
Stars: Glenn Close, Dermot Mulroney, Mary Kay Place
Camp X-Ray (2014)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A soldier assigned to Guantanamo Bay befriends a man who has been imprisoned there.

Director: Peter Sattler
Stars: Kristen Stewart, Peyman Moaadi, Lane Garrison
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  
Director: Elias Hope
Stars: Marcus Foster, Kristen Stewart
Anesthesia (2015)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.

Director: Tim Blake Nelson
Stars: David Aaron Baker, Derrick Baskin, Jacqueline Baum
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Jerry
...
Harriet
...
Tara
...
Vivian
...
Hamilton 'Ham' Watkins
...
Brenda (as Peggy Walton Walker)
...
Sharon
...
Charlene
...
Waitress
Ken Hixon ...
Danny
...
Randy
...
Ed
Edit

Storyline

Something's wrong at the Rileys. Married nearly 30 years, Doug and Lois rarely talk. She doesn't leave their Indianapolis home, and she's ordered a gravestone with their names and birth years on it. He has a long-time Thursday night mistress whom he invites to go with him to a plumbing supply conference in New Orleans. Once there, Doug calls Lois to say he's staying for a while. What's he leaving behind and what's he looking for in New Orleans? And Lois, can she break out? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You never know who's going to be your wake-up call

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, brief drug use and pervasive language involving a teenager | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

18 November 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Corações Perdidos  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$42,145 (USA) (29 October 2010)

Gross:

$152,857 (USA) (3 December 2010)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Writer Ken Hixon wrote the script after visiting New Orleans, entering a strip club on Bourbon Street, and seeing one of the dancers who looked like a 15-year old girl. He began to write the script so he could imagine why a girl that young would become an exotic dancer. See more »

Goofs

When Allison is in the car counting her money she burns her fingers on the butt of her cigarette. In the following scene she is seen with a barely smoked cigarette. See more »

Quotes

Mallory: You have any kids?
Lois Riley: We had a daughter. She died in a car accident.
Mallory: My mom died in a car accident. I was in the car accident as well.
Lois Riley: How old were you?
Mallory: Four or five. I don't, I don't remember it. Which is good. It would be kind of fucked up to remember that. What was your daughter's name?
Lois Riley: Emily. Emily Eugenia Riley.
Mallory: How old was she?
Lois Riley: [fighting tears] Fifteen.
Mallory: That sucks.
Lois Riley: Yes. It does.
See more »


Soundtracks

The Honeydripper
Written by Joseph C. Liggins
Performed by 'Dr. John'
Courtesy of Clean Cuts Inc.
Under license from Microhits, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Fantastic Family Drama...
31 July 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Welcome to the Riley's was a very interesting little American indy film.

Directed by Jake Scott (son of Ridley Scott), Welcome to the Riley's follows the story of Doug (played by James Gandolfini) and his attempt to heal his broken heart after the death of his teenage daughter.

Aspects of it's story were quite unique and original which is hard to find in a film these days. It is a very character driven story, and as they evolve and develop throughout the film, different events and obstacles arise to challenge these characters which brings an often dark, humorous but most of all engaging premise to the film.

The acting is fantastic. James Gandolfini (Tony Soprano from the 'Soprano's') as Doug is brilliant and really captures this troubled character as he seeks to mend his broken and shattered heart.

Kirstin Stewart breaks away from her Twilight role well. I was very impressed with her performance as the "wrong-side-of-the-tracks" girl who has lost her way in life. Mellisa Leo was good as Doug's wife, Lois, as well.

Overall a fantastic family drama film, with a great story and great characters.

8.5/10


97 of 107 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
OT: Band names from A to Z!! abrightertomorrow
6 degrees of separation Jennypsp
Why Is Ally Sheedy Even in This Movie? sheiladownsouth
Arclight Hollywood showing with Q+A jenny_mc
original script newoldgirl
Whats The Song? lovepink132006
Discuss Welcome to the Rileys (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?