6.9/10
39,383
124 user 146 critic

The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (original title)
TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | 13 October 2017 (USA)
Trailer
2:25 | Trailer
An estranged family gathers together in New York City for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

Director:

Noah Baumbach

Writer:

Noah Baumbach
Reviews
Popularity
2,640 ( 45)
4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Danny
Grace Van Patten ... Eliza
Dustin Hoffman ... Harold
Elizabeth Marvel ... Jean
Emma Thompson ... Maureen
Danny Flaherty ... Marcus
Adam David Thompson ... Brian
Ronald Peet ... James (as Ronald Alexander Peet)
Hannah Mitchell Hannah Mitchell ... MOMA Employee
Judd Hirsch ... L.J. Shapiro
Rebecca Miller ... Loretta
Sigourney Weaver ... Sigourney Weaver
David Cromer ... Glenn Twitchell
James Hamilton James Hamilton ... MOMA Guest
Josh Hamilton ... Loretta's Friend
Learn more

More Like This 

Frances Ha (2012)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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 the possibility of realizing them dwindles.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 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
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney
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 | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A bunch of guys hang around their college for months after graduation, continuing a life much like the one before graduation.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz, Samuel Gould
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Shana Dowdeswell
Private Life (2018)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An author is undergoing multiple fertility therapies to get pregnant, putting her relationship with her husband on edge.

Director: Tamara Jenkins
Stars: Kathryn Hahn, Paul Giamatti, Gabrielle Reid
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Greer
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 mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Flora Cross
Sandy Wexler (2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Sandy Wexler is a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, diligently representing a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business.

Director: Steven Brill
Stars: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Hudson, Kevin James
The Week Of (2018)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Two fathers with opposing personalities come together to celebrate the wedding of their children. They are forced to spend the longest week of their lives together, and the big day cannot come soon enough.

Director: Robert Smigel
Stars: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A man suffering a family loss enrolls in a class about care-giving that changes his perspective on life.

Director: Rob Burnett
Stars: Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd, Selena Gomez
Edit

Storyline

An estranged family gathers together in New York City for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

At the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller stated in a press conference that playing brothers in this movie was one of the best experiences they've ever had in their careers, as it allowed them to grow closer as friends than they ever have in the past. See more »

Goofs

While Danny is on the phone with Eliza (who is at Bard College), he states, "I might go stay at Jean's in Rochester for a while. I'll be closer to you...". The distance between Rochester and Bard College is actually significantly greater than New York City to Bard. See more »

Quotes

Harold: Do you have black tie?
Danny: I have a herringbone blazer and slacks with a hummus stain on the fly.
See more »

Connections

References Red Rock West (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Head to Toe
Written by Curtis Bedeau, Gerald Charles, Hugh Clarke, B-Fine (as Brian P. George), Bowlegged Lou, Paul A. George
Performed by Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam (as Lisa Lisa & The Cult Jam)
See more »

User Reviews

 
Appears Superficial, But Actually Packed With Emotion
13 October 2017 | by themovieparadiseSee all my reviews

At first glance, this film comes across as very surface level. You're simply following different members of one family as they live their lives; there's nothing innately profound in that. But beneath the surface, there's all of this bubbling emotional depth that makes this a very rich film. While you're only witnessing a snapshot of these people's lives, you get such a well-rounded understanding of what their whole lives have been like. Without you realizing it, you're given fleshed out, three dimensional characters, a rich and detailed history between each of the characters, and a compelling story that you want to see more of. Writer/director Noah Baumbach very subtly gives you all of this depth that does not appear to be there, and it makes for a far more thought-provoking movie. With that, the film is incredibly arcane, as you know that there is a lot more between the lines of the film, but it's hard to discern what exactly it is. And maybe Baumbach doesn't want you to know everything. Maybe a lot of things are meant to stay in the dark, which makes this a really interesting and compelling film to watch. Many will watch this movie and see it as surface level. It may even come across as boring to some, just because nothing monumental happens plot wise. All of the exciting moments come from inter- personal character moments and revelations, and seeing family dysfunction and dynamics play out on screen...


24 of 53 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 124 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed