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

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Noah Baumbach

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Noah Baumbach
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 126 wins & 269 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Driver ... Charlie Barber
Scarlett Johansson ... Nicole Barber
Julia Greer ... Street Solicitor #1
Azhy Robertson ... Henry Barber
Wallace Shawn ... Theater Actor
Matthew Maher ... Theater Actor
Eric Berryman ... Theater Actor
Mickey Sumner ... Theater Actor
David Turner ... Theater Actor
Gideon Glick ... Theater Actor
Jasmine Cephas Jones ... Theater Actor
Motell Gyn Foster ... Theater Actor (as Motell G. Foster)
Raymond J. Lee ... Theater Actor
Mary Wiseman ... Theater Actor
Pete Simpson ... Theater Actor

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MARRIAGE STORY is Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta co-star. Written by Netflix

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Taglines:

Where there's a love, there's a way.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Shot over 47 days. See more »

Goofs

The courtroom scene takes place in a California state court, but the wall behind the judge bears the Great Seal of the United States, which would only be found in a federal court. See more »

Quotes

Frank: Charlie, what you're going through now is going to be horrible, but it will be over. Fuck as many people as you can right now. Women, men. Take what I said seriously.
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Connections

Referenced in Evening Urgant: The Safronov Brothers (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Electra's Dreamscape
Written and Performed by Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips
Courtesy of Double Feature Records
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Incredibly depressing...but with some AMAZING performances and a great script.
3 November 2019 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

If you want a feel-good flick, I strongly advise you to reconsider watching "Marriage Story". I am NOT saying it's a bad film, in fact, it's amazingly good. But it's also amazingly realistic....and painful to watch due to the subject matter.

The story is an ultra-realistic story about a marriage that is dissolving...and it's painful because the viewer really grows to like Charlie (Adam Driver) and Nicole (Scarlett Johansson). Like real life, neither character is totally bad and you understand both of their positions during the divorce....but it also is very ugly and awful to see what happens when lawyers get involved. Instead of the amicable divorce they both originally agreed to, it soon becomes ugly....and the pair and their devilish lawyers begin going at each other like pitbulls on a side of beef! Again...this is NOT a criticism...it's realistic and heart-wrenching to watch. I found myself crying during some of the ugliest scenes....and I am sure I wasn't alone in the theater!

Overall, you see Johansson and Driver put on some amazing performances....so amazing that I'd be shocked if they aren't at least Oscar-nominated for this film. Well done in every way...and one of the better movies of 2019.


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Official Sites:

Official Netflix

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

6 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marriage Story See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,600,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$333,686
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Heyday Films, Netflix See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS (Blu-ray release)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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