August: Osage County

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Dark comedy

Brief Synopsis: "A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them."

Overall Ranking: 1091 (Rank from 2013: # 56)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 22.73%
Regular 68.18%
Half-Popped 9.09%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Gorgon Reviews97(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown97(full review)
Patrick Devitt90
Citizen Charlie88(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik85
ClairestBearest Reviews80(full review)
David Baruffi80(full review)
FilmHamster80(full review)
Mesh The Movie Freak80(full review)
Mark of Marked Movies 80 - The vitriol involved in dysfunctional families has rarely been played so intensely
(full review)
Trenten Barker80
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin80(full review)
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes78(full review)
Dave Examines Movies72(full review)
A Moot Point with Aling Lukring70(full review)
Maurice of Movie Mixology70(full review)
Paul Perkins70
Mr Jeffery of JDB Records70(full review)
Dan O'Neill70(full review)
Minnesota Man65(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes63(full review)
Aaron Leggo from Critical Critics61(full review)

People Involved

  • Benedict Cumberbatch (Little Charles Aiken)
  • Juliette Lewis (Karen Weston)
  • Ewan McGregor (Bill Fordham)
  • Meryl Streep (Violet Weston)
  • Julia Roberts (Barbara Weston)
  • Abigail Breslin (Jean Fordham)
  • Dermot Mulroney (Steve)
  • Chris Cooper (Charles Aiken)
  • Sam Shepard (Beverly Weston)
  • Julianne Nicholson (Ivy Weston)
  • Margo Martindale (Mattie Fae Aiken)
  • Misty Upham (Johnna)
  • George Clooney (Director)
  • John Wells (Director)
  • Tracy Letts (Director)