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A small town waitress stuck in a lousy marriage finds love when an exciting out-of-towner enters her life.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Sweet, smart, and quirky, Waitress hits the right, bittersweet notes through this romantic comedy through its witty script and a superb performance by Keri Russell.
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Funny, gentle, unpatronising, if occasionally naive and quirky.
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Common Sense Says
Indie tackles tough topics but is as sweet as pie.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that although this quirky indie dramedy is ultimately heartwarming, it tackles very mature themes like spousal abuse (emotional and physical), loneliness, infidelity, and unhappiness. Protagonist Jenna's husband Earl constantly ridicules and demeans her, treating her like a possession. In one scene, he hits her in the face; other times he grabs and pushes her. Two different sets of couples commit adultery, but in one case the characters decide to part ways. In the end, the movie is very sweet and ends up being about a woman's immediate, undeniable love for her baby.
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- Genre:Drama, Comedy
- Release Date:May 2, 2007
- Highest Available for Purchase:HD