The Son

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "A successful lawyer, with a new wife and infant, agrees to care for his teenage son from a previous marriage after his ex-wife becomes concerned about the boy's wayward behavior."

Overall Ranking: 3073 (Rank from 2022: # 125)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 60%
Stale 20%
Burnt 0%


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Keith And The Movies88(full review)
MaddWolf Hope50 - Its insights are stale, its twists manipulative. The film delivers a classy melodrama, but nothing more.
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Mountanto50(full review)
Damon Schneider50(full review)
Brittani Burnham of Rambling Film29(full review)

People Involved

  • Hugh Jackman (Peter)
  • Zen McGrath (Nicholas)
  • Laura Dern (Kate)
  • Vanessa Kirby (Beth)
  • Anthony Hopkins (Peter’s Father)
  • William Hope (Andrew)
  • George Cobell (Young Nicholas)
  • Isaura Barbé-Brown (Sophia)
  • Mercedes Bahleda (Mary)
  • Akie Kotabe (Mr. Yama)
  • Erick Hayden (Allan)
  • Danielle Lewis (Jessica)
  • Van Pierre (Steven)
  • Jesse Cilio (Bailey)
  • Patrice Bevans (Attorney in Peters Office)
  • Riccardo Mazzi (Business Executive Staff)
  • Rachel Handshaw (Brians Assistant)
  • Nancy Baldwin (Principals Secretary)
  • Rene Costa (Hospital Attendant)
  • Darren J Clarke (Lawyer)
  • Gabriel Ecoffey (Young Man)
  • Julia Westcott-Hutton (Boardroom Executive)
  • Kenny-Lee Mbanefo (Boardroom Executive)
  • Joakim Skarli (Boardroom Executive)
  • Reza Diako (Waiter)
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