Family Stone, The

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Romantic Comedy, Christmas movies

Brief Synopsis: "An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life."

Overall Ranking: 2020 (Rank from 2005: # 35)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 80%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Rob from GuysFilmQuest82
Dan O'Neill80 - The ensemble is strong, and the writing has many funny moments, as well as touching, but the awkward shift in tone for this film provided too much confusion as to what it wanted to be.
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Dave Examines Movies76(full review)
Today I Watched A Movie65(full review)
David Baruffi43

People Involved

  • Claire Danes (Julie Morton)
  • Diane Keaton (Sybil Stone)
  • Rachel McAdams (Amy Stone)
  • Dermot Mulroney (Everett Stone)
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Meredith Morton)
  • Luke Wilson (Ben Stone)
  • Craig T. Nelson (Kelly Stone)
  • Brian J. White (Patrick Thomas)
  • Thomas Bezucha (Director)
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