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Immediate Family
Immediate Family
Actors: Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon, Linda Darlow
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Genres: Drama
PG-13     2003     1hr 35min

Academy AwardŽ nominees Glenn Close (Fatal Attraction Best Actress in a Leading Role - 1988) and James Woods (Salvador Best Actor in a Leading Role - 1986) are Michael and Linda Spector a mature successful couple who have ...  more »


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Actors: Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon, Linda Darlow
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Creators: John Lindley, Jane Kurson, John H. Starke, Lawrence Kasdan, Midge Sanford, Sarah Pillsbury, Barbara Benedek
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Drama
Studio: Sony Pictures
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 04/22/2003
Original Release Date: 10/27/1989
Theatrical Release Date: 10/27/1989
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 35min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 5
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

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Movie Reviews

I loved it from beginning to end
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I really enjoyed this movie. Being a parent I can understand the longing to have a child and not being able to. Up until the time that I saw Immediate Family I had never seen Woods and Close in this type of role. They were great. I also loved the music. If you're sentimental like myself, pull out the hankie."
Two Thumbs Up!
kateaka | Kersey, Pa United States | 04/08/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Immediate Family is about a wealthy couple who have every thing they ever dreamed except...a baby. After several failed attempts a getting pregnant the couple find an unmarried teen couple who are about to have a baby but know they cannot support it. This is a mixture of drama and suspense and a film that the whole family would enjoy. Rent it today!"
Immediate Family
z hayes | 01/21/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I believe this video portrays what a young mother goes through about the tough desicion of what she should do for her baby. I believe any one who watches this video will be touch."
A poignant family drama
z hayes | TX | 06/23/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I watched this touching movie today and was absolutely riveted from start to finish. Glenn Close and James Woods play a successful couple who after 11 years of marriage still find themselves unable to have a child. They tire of medical attempts and finally decide to adopt a child. Mary Stuart Masterson and Kevin Dillon play teen parents-to-be who realise they can't raise a kid and decide to give their soon to be born baby up for adoption.

This is an emotionally heart-wrenching movie about the joys and pitfalls of adopting, on both the biological and adoptive parents. All the lead actors have done an amazing job in portraying the emotional fragility that each character goes through in the process. Glenn Close is so subtle yet riveting in her performance as a woman desperately yearning to have a baby and experience motherhood. It is a performance I shall not forget anytime soon. Her husband as played by James Woods is tender and credible in his role. Mary Stuart Masterson conveys all the fears and hopes of an unwed teen mother with a high degree of realism.

All in all, this is a wonderfully poignant family drama that will touch your heart."