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The Descendants (2011) - Movie Details

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Drama Comedy
110 min.
Release Date
November 16, 2011 (LA/NY)
November 18, 2011 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
March 13, 2012
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Running Time
110 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language including some sexual references

From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning SIDEWAYS, set in Hawaii, THE DESCENDANTS is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the... Full synopsis »

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Alexander Payne's last movie was 2004's Oscar-winning dramedy Sideways, which means audiences should pay attention to his newest release The Descendants, an alluring and engaging drama that maneuvers the fine line between life's sadness and humor. Full movie review »

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