Actors Of "Father Figures"
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Critics Of "Father Figures"
December 28, 2017 None of the pieces comfortably fit with any of the ones that sit alongside of them. Worse, it's just didn't make me laugh, and for a holiday comedy that just might be the most unfortunate misstep of them all.Read in Source
December 28, 2017 "Father Figures" completely wastes its comedic cast, especially since it doesn't produce even one hearty laugh.Read in Source
December 22, 2017 "Father Figures" is what happens when you throw a comedy and the laughs forget to show up.Read in Source
New York Post
December 21, 2017 Would you like to watch Wilson and a young child urinate on each other in a rest stop bathroom? Thought not.Read in Source
December 21, 2017 Director Sher shows no special affinity for comic pacing or enlivening dialogue scenes, so the movie just plods from scene to scene, building no momentum.Read in Source
Sacramento News & Review
January 04, 2018 Lawrence Sher's direction may be no more than workmanlike, but at least he stays out of everyone's way.Read in Source
New York Times
December 22, 2017 Distinguished mainly by its overqualified cast and lack of inspiration, "Father Figures" can't decide whether it's a gross-out comedy or an uplifting tale of brotherly love; it embraces the worst of both worlds.Read in Source
December 22, 2017 Father Figures is not just painfully anti-charming, it is transparently desperate.Read in Source
December 22, 2017 At first [Helms and Wilson] seem incompatible. But their journey through family secrets delivers surprising charm.Read in Source
Reel Film Reviews
January 03, 2018 ...inoffensively entertaining virtually from start to finish.Read in Source
Common Sense Media
January 06, 2018 This almost totally fails as a comedy, with broad, unfunny, dumb jokes (such as Wilson and a young boy urinating on each other), though it's marginally better during the goopy, heartwarming parts.Read in Source
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Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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