93% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
80% Get On Up Aug 01
90% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
44% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

58% Lucy $43.9M
61% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
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—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

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83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

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88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
88% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Life of Reilly Reviews

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Dave White

It was shot just before he died, so it's a nice record of his life in his own words, a life that included bizarre family situations as well as his solo navigation of Hollywood as a decidedly unconventional celebrity.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

April 4, 2011
Rob Gonsalves

Gives us a sense of a full life of triumph and tragedy, an epic story told in 84 minutes by a master raconteur.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

July 19, 2010
Robert Horton

It doesn't pretend to be a movie, really, but it's an unexpected treat from a man who made a living out of being silly.

Full Review Source: HeraldNet

March 10, 2009
Rob Thomas
Wisconsin State Journal

See Life of Reilly and you won't see him as a pop culture footnote ever again.

Full Review Source: Wisconsin State Journal

March 10, 2009
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

The schmaltzy surface-nature of the show, however, is redeemed by Reilly's performance... and by a final story...

Full Review Source: Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) | Original Score: 4/5

March 10, 2009
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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...he's far more candid recalling his grand delusions in a school play than he is when he gets to Broadway and Hollywood.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

March 10, 2009
KJ Doughton
Film Threat

It... holds wrenching emotional power in its naked, warts-and-all history of one man's life...

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/4

March 10, 2009
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
Top Critic IconTop Critic's a funny and frequently affecting reminiscence...

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 10, 2009
Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders

Unfortunately, I never caught Nelson live, but this film has to be the closest thing to it.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Insiders | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 10, 2009
Joe Leydon
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Life of Reilly is vivid proof that living well, and laughing heartily, can be the best revenge.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 10, 2009
Jason Anderson

...the man's sense of stagecraft and storytelling prowess are undeniable.

Full Review Source: eye WEEKLY | Original Score: 3/5

March 10, 2009
Hank Sartin
Time Out
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As this entertaining recording of his one-man show reveals, Reilly was a natural raconteur.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

March 10, 2009
David Noh
Film Journal International

Helmers Frank Anderson and Barry Poltermann had the bright idea to preserve Reilly's show on film, and... it is indeed an invaluable record.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 10, 2009
Andrew O'Hehir
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The Life of Reilly lets us know how much the world has changed.

Full Review Source:

March 10, 2009
Richard Knight
Windy City Times

Charles Nelson Reilly's one-man stage show makes for a terrific one-man movie.

Full Review Source: Windy City Times

May 22, 2008
Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper

This is a story about all wide-eyed dreamers as much as it is about him: When Reilly reads off the roster of his classmates in a New York acting class for the dirt-poor, it's a simple act that's hugely inspiring.

Full Review Source: Washington City Paper

March 6, 2008
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Director Barry Poltermann's sweet little evocation of a show business career captures Reilly at 'the twilight of an extraordinary life,' in Reilly's words.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

March 6, 2008
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Reilly conjures a self-portrait that is insightful, hilarious and completely devoid of self-pity.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

December 14, 2007
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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There's a genuine wonderment and breathless joy in Reilly's delivery that hints at what a fine stage actor he must have been, particularly when he describes going to a movie for the first time, or his thrill at first getting the lead in the school play.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 7, 2007
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

... a poignant tribute to the one-time Broadway star best known to the public at large as a game-show wit and Johnny Carson guest.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

December 6, 2007
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