- 2h 9m
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Confirm current pricing with applicable retailer. All transactions subject to applicable license terms and conditions.
Oscar® winner Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting, Invictus) reunites with Academy Award® winner Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven) for this supernatural thriller from a screenplay by two time Oscar® nominee Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen). Acclaimed director Eastwood's first foray into the supernatural tells the story of three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. Matt Damon stars as George, a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (Cécile de France), a French journalist, has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. And when Marcus (Frankie/George McLaren), a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a path in search of the truth, their lives will intersect, forever changed by what they believe might -- or must -- exist in the hereafter.
© 2010 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All rights Reserved.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Despite a thought-provoking premise and Clint Eastwood's typical flair as director, Hereafter fails to generate much compelling drama, straddling the line between poignant sentimentality and hokey tedium.
More on Rotten Tomatoes
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
Intense drama asks what comes after death.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this Clint Eastwood-directed drama (which stars Matt Damon) deals with the weighty subjects of death and the afterlife and may prove too intense for tweens and younger teens. At moments -- especially when examining how death affects those left behind -- it's steeped in melancholy; one child even loses his twin brother. The first 10 minutes (which recreate 2004's horrific tsunami) are realistically terrifying; there are also other upsetting sequences involving a car accident, some swearing (including "f--k"), and a character who's addicted to drugs. Still, the movie tackles its tough subjects with empathy and raises significant questions about faith and grief.
A Lot or A Little?
The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Role Models
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
More on Common Sense Media
- Release Date:October 15, 2010
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
Resolution, color and audio quality may vary based on your device, browser and internet connection.Learn More