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The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)

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

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Noah Baumbach

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Noah Baumbach
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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
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In the beginning of the film, Adam Sandler tells his daughter to put the Mets game on the car radio. He says he splurged and got satellite. The movie is set in NYC so it's available on regular radio. See more »

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Danny: It was like walking barefoot through broken glass to get a milkshake. I loved the milkshake, but, you know, my feet were bleeding.
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Prelude No.11 in B Major
Written by Frédéric Chopin
Performed by Hélène Tysman (as Helene Tysman)
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
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Baumbach and Sandler Meet in the Qualitative Middle
19 April 2018 | by matthewssilverhammerSee all my reviews

Noah Baumbach is often unfairly accused of pretension & navel-gazing in his films. This is the first that I've really felt those critiques are warranted. Mostly a sob story of whiny yuppies & self-centered artists, the individually strong drama & comedy don't meld as well as they do in his better films (Frances Ha, Mistress America). Luckily all the performances, especially Sandler giving maybe his best turn ever, are so great that you could almost ignore the film's shortcomings.


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