Two strangers stuck in Manhattan for the night grow into each other's most trusted confidants when an evening of unexpected adventure forces them to confront their fears and take control of their lives.
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary's landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary's teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.Written by
Fox Searchlight Pictures
McKenna Grace would later play a child prodigy on "Young Sheldon". See more »
At 10:00, Frank is supposed to be tightening screws on a motor boat engine. When he moves his hand, he has been twisting the screwdriver above a solid plastic cowling, which has no screw holes. See more »
I rarely watch this type of movie - but this was worth watching more then once
I'm going to make this a simple review - acting was outstanding for almost everyone. What I'd really like to know is how did Hollywood figure out how to take an very talented adult actress and make her look like a seven year old?
Mckenna Graces performance is well beyond her years. I expect we'll see many great performances from her in the years to come.
Chris Evans has come a long way from Johnny Storm and I look forward to seeing him in more dramatic roles.
Octavia Spencer was great in Hidden Figures but in this different type of role, I think she did just as good of job with the amount of screen time she had.
And on a final note, let's give Fred a big round of applause in a "supporting role:
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