MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 110 this week

Virginia (2010)

 -  Drama  -  18 May 2012 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 1,247 users   Metascore: 33/100
Reviews: 9 user | 30 critic | 14 from Metacritic.com

A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 21 Jan 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 23 Sep 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 06 Dec 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 27 Jan 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Virginia" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Virginia (2010)

Virginia (2010) on IMDb 5.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Virginia.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Set in the world of mega-churches in which a former Deadhead-turned-born again-Christian finds himself on the run from fundamentalist members of his mega-church who will do anything to protect their larger-than-life pastor.

Director: George Ratliff
Stars: Greg Kinnear, Pierce Brosnan, Marisa Tomei
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Canosa
Stars: Maki Horikita, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yuya Tegoshi
Creation I (2009)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to find a balance between his revolutionary theories on evolution and the relationship with religious wife, whose faith contradicts his work.

Director: Jon Amiel
Stars: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Ian Kelly
Pedro (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1994 Pedro Zamora was the first HIV-positive homosexual to appear in a reality show on MTV. The audience of 'The Real World: San Francisco' identified easily with this intelligent, ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Oceano
Stars: Alex Loynaz, Justina Machado, Hale Appleman
4.3.2.1. (2010)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

While Jo (Roberts) is chained down in a dead end supermarket job, her friends are all out on their own separate adventures: Cassandra (Egerton) is jetting off to New York to meet her ... See full summary »

Directors: Noel Clarke, Mark Davis
Stars: Emma Roberts, Tamsin Egerton, Ophelia Lovibond
Stuck in Love (2012)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.

Director: Josh Boone
Stars: Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Along a young man's search for independence and sexual discovery are deceit, loneliness and perhaps a chance to love.

Director: Dustin Lance Black
Stars: Corey Spears, Steve Tyler, Josh Jacobson
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team.

Director: James C. Strouse
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Emma Roberts, Rob Corddry
Far Harbor (1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A group of seven young people spend a weekend in the home of a wealthy yuppie on Long Island and live out their problems.

Director: John Huddles
Stars: Edward Atterton, Jennifer Connelly, Dan Futterman
The Dilemma (2011)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A man discovers that his best friend's wife is having an affair.

Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Winona Ryder
Aloft (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Aloft tells of a struggling mother who encounters the son she abandoned 20 years earlier.

Director: Claudia Llosa
Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Mélanie Laurent, Cillian Murphy
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Directors: Osmany Rodriguez, Matt Villines
Stars: Nick Corirossi, Natalie Hoy, Brian Huskey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Kevin Patrick Brown ...
Tom Van Howe ...
Sheriff's Patrol Host
Ward Burton ...
...
...
...
...
...
Max
Michele DeSelms ...
Dennis Rauss ...
Edit

Storyline

Virginia is a charming, yet mentally ill mother whose greatest love is her protector and illegitimate son, Emmett. But her longest love belongs to the local-married-Mormon Sheriff, who is running for public office and might very well be Emmett's father. This boardwalk town's well-kept secrets are threatened when Virginia's son begins a romantic relationship with Tipton's daughter. "What's Wrong With Virginia" is a humorous, heartfelt drama that pokes at the American dream as it charges toward a climactic shoot out that begs the question: can a woman like Virginia ever play the part of mom? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The simple life... is rarely simple.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 May 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

What's Wrong with Virginia  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,915 (USA) (18 May 2012)

Gross:

$6,915 (USA) (18 May 2012)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Saugatuck High School Marching Band of 2010 preformed as the band on the beach. See more »

Soundtracks

Cop Show
Written and Performed by Tom Keane
Courtesy of Masonmack Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Interesting film.
15 September 2010 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw the premiere of this film tonight at the tiff festival in Toronto. Most of the starring cast was on hand for the premiere, which was nice, and they appeared very proud of the film.

In all, the film was a bit above average, but the pacing was a bit off in places and so it seemed that just when it sucked you in it let you go, and that repeated several times during the show. It's a good film though, with a great deal of humour and subtleties, but doesn't quite get there enough to make it a great film.

Jennifer Connolly gives a very inspired performance, and she's really the one who draws you in the most and really puts you through a bit of an emotional roller-coaster. She's over the top, silly, tragic, and lovable, though you never quite figure her out. Ed Harris plays a wonderfully complex and very understated role, but it's the underlying parts of his character that he brings out so well.

In the end, you don't quite come out with a feeling that you were completely happy, but you have a lot of good parts to look back on. I would have given this film an 8 if not for the uneven pacing of the film, and if you're into character driven stories then you'll likely enjoy this one.


19 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Jennifer's return to Oscars? momiv
jen nude in what's wrong with virginia? u_can_callmedaddy
This movie is filming just down the street from me! Zach126
Still no trailer?? alber82
Alternate Titles? eo_guy
Film is not finished yet moviebuff411-727-250541
Discuss Virginia (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?