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The Bucket List
  • PG-13
  • 1h 37m
  • 2007
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Academy Award winners Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman star in this comedy drama, directed by Rob Reiner, a touching, no-holds-barred adventure that shows it's never too late to live life to its fullest--The Bucket List. One man was smart enough to go to college, but has worked his entire life as a mechanic; the other owns the hospital in which they are both patients. But these two men with little time left and even less to lose, discover that life can be deeply moving and definitely hilarious.

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Critics Consensus: Not even the earnest performances of the two leads can rescue The Bucket List from its schmaltzy script.
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Time Out
David Fear
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June 22, 2017
Time Out
Hank Sartin
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June 22, 2017
Film.com
Jonathan F. Richards
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You get the performances you expect from these two great stars, which lift this story mercifully b...

June 21, 2017
Seattle Times
Ted Fry
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The Bucket List's craft is as impeccable as moviemaking technique and computer tricks can be. But...

June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Says
Bittersweet dramedy approaches death with humor.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that although this movie is a comedy, it deals with cancer and death: The first half of the movie shows how the illness ravages the body and wrecks the spirit (or at least attempts to). Patients are shown getting their heads shaved, doubled over toilets retching, and wandering hospital corridors tethered to IVs. Through it all, there's a fair amount of strong language (including "f--k," though it's sparing). Ultimately, though, the film is about overcoming challenges and staring death in the face without blinking -- an uplifting note on which to end.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Buddy Picture, Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date:December 25, 2007
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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