Up Close & Personal | Full Movie

Up Close & Personal
  • PG-13
  • 2h 4m
  • 1996
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Hollywood favorites Robert Redford (Indecent Proposal ) and Michelle Pfeiffer (Dangerous Minds) sizzle together in this acclaimed story of heated passion and burning ambition! When aspiring news reporter Tally Atwater (Pfeiffer) tries to break into television, only veteran newsman Warren Justice (Redford) will give her a shot. In time, he teaches her everything she knows about news...and she teaches him how to love again! But with her rise from local TV weather girl to network anchor, Tally and Warren must balance the dream of success...with their desire for each other!

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Chicago Tribune
Gene Siskel

Is it worse as a love story or as a drama about the sorry state of television news? The answer: It...

June 22, 2017
USA Today
Mike Clark

This is one of those untaxing time-killers where you spend a lot of time pondering which of its ac...

June 16, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Glitz! Glamour! Love! TV news ethics?

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that there is sex between the two lead characters, one of whom is a domineering, twice-divorced man, the other a former beauty queen who fakes her journalistic credentials to get a job in TV. Despite the dangers of being too near an open mic, characters swear pretty frequently for a PG-13 movie. You'll find violence in a prison uprising and in battle zones, and there are subplots about authority figures -- governors, local politicos, even a White House -- that are corrupt and need to be exposed. A key character is killed along the way.

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Messages
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:March 1, 1996
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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