MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,398 this week

Reuniting the Rubins (2010)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  21 October 2011 (UK)
5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 289 users   Metascore: 31/100
Reviews: 11 user | 11 critic | 7 from Metacritic.com

One man's mission to follow his dream is comically halted in its tracks at the request of his dear, but difficult, aged Jewish mother who is hell-bent on seeing her warring dysfunctional grown up grandchildren together one last time before she dies.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 306 titles
created 22 Dec 2011
 
a list of 595 titles
created 25 Jul 2012
 
a list of 146 titles
created 26 Sep 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 6455 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Reuniting the Rubins (2010)

Reuniting the Rubins (2010) on IMDb 5.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Reuniting the Rubins.

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lenny Rubin
...
Danny Rubin
...
Andie Rubin
...
Gran Rubin
...
Yona Rubin
...
Clarity Rubin
...
Jake Rubin
...
Nick
...
Miri Rubins
...
Marta
James Vaughan ...
Michael Brown (as James Vaughn)
Neil Conrich ...
Rabbi Cohen
...
Dr. Maniram Nehru
Alison Pargeter ...
Nurse
Rita Davies ...
Edit

Storyline

An up-tight lawyer, Lenny Rubins, (Timothy Spall), has to put his dream retirement on hold when his ailing mother (Honor Blackman) emotionally blackmails him into reuniting his estranged children for a Jewish holiday. They may be peas from the same pod, but in Lenny's eyes, his grown-up children are certainly not even from the same planet: a ruthless control-freak and hard-nosed capitalist, an outspoken, argumentative eco-warrior committed to the cause, an outer-worldly Buddhist Monk; and to cap it all, a bible bashing born-again Rabbi. While they might quarrel, fight, and perhaps even be starting a war in Africa, they are still family. It is going to take a whole lot of soul-searching and sacrifice for everyone to come together in this comic drama. Written by monterey media inc.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

One BIG happy family.... crisis!!!!!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and language
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 October 2011 (UK)  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$734 (USA) (16 March 2012)

Gross:

$12,746 (USA) (11 May 2012)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(theatrical)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Captures family dynamics in a nutshell
16 March 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The balance between characters and family dynamics is integrally shaped to reveal the struggles, hopes and aspirations of family life in modern times. A father sets out to engage his grown children only to find that time has moved on. Time has revealed a divergent set of character traits within the family, making reunion an interesting and feisty experience. A blend of subtle humor and underlying tensions invoke moments of joy and angst, persistently generic to family life. Unique characteristics of the Rubin families makes reunion though an interesting and captivating ride. The production colorfully mixes location and context with flow to ensure a coherent delivery of semantic meaning and purpose.


4 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Sounds good mister_tmg
Discuss Reuniting the Rubins (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?