MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Down 128 this week

Frances Ha (2012)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  20 June 2013 (Netherlands)
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 33,369 users   Metascore: 82/100
Reviews: 128 user | 327 critic | 35 from Metacritic.com

A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 04 Sep 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 03 Jan 2014
 
a list of 42 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 27 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Frances Ha" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Frances Ha (2012)

Frances Ha (2012) on IMDb 7.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Frances Ha.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Greenberg (2010)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man from Los Angeles, who moved to New York years ago, returns to L.A. to figure out his life while he house-sits for his brother. He soon sparks with his brother's assistant.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A lonely college freshman's life is turned upside down by her impetuous, adventurous soon-to-be stepsister.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Seth Barrish, Juliet Brett, Michael Chernus
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Flora Cross
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Following graduation, a handful of college students do nothing and talk about it wittily.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz, Samuel Gould
Short Term 12 (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Stars: Brie Larson, Frantz Turner, John Gallagher Jr.
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author ... See full summary »

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Eric Stoltz, Annabella Sciorra, Chris Eigeman
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A middle-aged couple's career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver
Highball (1997)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A newly married couple try to build their social life.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Justine Bateman, Noah Baumbach, Peter Bogdanovich
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life.

Director: Lena Dunham
Stars: Lena Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Grace Dunham
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Sophie
...
Dan
...
Lev
...
Benji
Charlotte d'Amboise ...
...
Daiva Deupree ...
Waitress
...
Random Girl #1
...
Random Girl #2
...
Nessa
...
Dark Haired Girl
...
Patch
...
Waitress at Club
Christine Gerwig ...
Mom
Edit

Storyline

Frances lives in New York, but she doesn't really have an apartment. Frances is an apprentice for a dance company, but she's not really a dancer. Frances has a best friend named Sophie, but they aren't really speaking anymore. Frances throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possible reality dwindles. Frances wants so much more than she has but lives her life with unaccountable joy and lightness. Written by IFC Films

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual references and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 June 2013 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Милая Фрэнсис  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$137,398 (USA) (17 May 2013)

Gross:

$4,063,238 (USA) (6 September 2013)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Greta Gerwig is in every scene of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Frances: I'm too tall to marry.
See more »

Connections

References A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

La Valse Tordue
Written and Performed by Georges Delerue
Administered by EMI Music Publishing France
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ignorance is arrogant bliss.
20 November 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

So, incidentally, Frances is an apprentice dancer for a professional dance company in NYC at the age of 27. This is absurdly out of touch with the realities of the dance world. If she were so fortunate to be associated with a professional dance company, she would have had to be focused and disciplined enough to endure a physical regimen that would have trumped all of this silly girl's petty indulgences. The movie is a fantasy about an ignorant and condescending, wannabe charmer who has no idea nor any interest in the art of dance or the daily struggles of anyone anywhere. Please, who cares what happens to this phony, self- indulgent poseur and her gang of narcissistic friends. No mention of the harsh realities that prevail outside her bubble world. A movie that inadvertently but perfectly indicts the superficial sensibilities of these spoiled children and the makers of this movie. Americans are pretty much reviled amongst much of Europe these days. Self-indulgent, destructive and oblivious certainly. Charming? In a word, no.


29 of 50 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
fantastic; why do some feel the need to trash? bnkholen
How is this movie considered as revival of New Wave Cinema? afutoran
Do you have to be older to (really) appreciate this film? geraldpayne
I hate black and white movies almax45
'Francis Ha' Is Nothing To Laugh About kiss_trigger-570-471334
Were they supposed to be in church? kaymarie2010
Discuss Frances Ha (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?