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The Hollars

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6.51 h 28 min201612
A struggling artist (John Krasinski) is forced to navigate the small town he left behind when news of his mother's illness brings him home.
Directors
John Krasinski
Starring
Sharlto CopleyCharlie DayRichard Jenkins
Genres
ComedyDrama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio Languages
English
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Supporting actors
Anna KendrickJohn KrasinskiMargo MartindaleJosh GrobanRandall ParkMary Kay PlaceMary Elizabeth WinsteadAshley DykeDidi CostineIsabela Costine
Producers
John KrasinskiTom RiceAllyson SeegerBen Nearn
Studio
Sony Pictures Classics
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Format
Prime Video (streaming online video)
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Reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars

222 global ratings

  1. 51% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 24% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 11% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 6% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 7% of reviews have 1 stars
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P4perlant3rnReviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 March 2017
4.0 out of 5 stars
A great 90 minutes with The Hollars
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As a big fan of The Office, I was looking forward to seeing John Krasinki's directorial debut feature and it didnt disappoint.

A great cast, including Anna Kendrick, Richard Jenkins and Charlie Day kept what could have potentially been quite a difficult topic light hearted and positive.

I look forward to watching this again in the future and would have no hesitation in recommending it to others.
4 people found this helpful
Jeanette H.Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 06 October 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
quirky and real
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Quirky, witty and although a tear jerker a real story. Beautiful acting and writing about people with real life problems.
2 people found this helpful
Mrs JUliann BullowsReviewed in the United Kingdom on 03 April 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Five Stars
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good
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 January 2018
4.0 out of 5 stars
Four Stars
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Thoroughly enjoyed this movie. Funny and sad.
2 people found this helpful
Judith SharpReviewed in the United Kingdom on 14 November 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Five Stars
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Lovely family viewing
2 people found this helpful
Emma CooperReviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 March 2017
4.0 out of 5 stars
Good movie
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So silly and fun.
2 people found this helpful
prisrobReviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 December 2016
4.0 out of 5 stars
The Closer I Am To Fine
4.5 stars

John Krasinski wrote and directed this film. A film about fractured families trying to find their way. A young man, John, comes home when he finds out his mother is ill with a brain tumor. Mom, played by Margo Martindale, steals this film in every way. Not only is she the mother that holds everyone together, she holds the film together. John's father, Richard Jenkins, you have seen him everywhere in many films, has always held on to his wife to make his life right. John has a brother who lives with his parents since his divorce. And, then there is Rebecca played by Anna Kendrick. She is the girlfriend, very pregnant, loves John, but knows he is not happy.

Okay, here is the family, torn apart, trying to work together to get mom well. Mom does her job, keeps them right on track until it is time to go to surgery, and she doesn't want to go. Family, take over, please. Each character has their issues, trying to find themselves. Not sure what the outcome will be, but then, who does. The only irritation was the male nurse who seems to run the entire hospital, and has a history with John. A fun film, filled with some wisdom.

Recommended. prisrob 12-21-16
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