• Unrated, 1 hr. 45 min.
  • Drama, Television
  • Directed By:
    Michael Sucsy
    In Theaters:
    Apr 18, 2009 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jul 14, 2009
  • Oscilloscope Pictures


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Grey Gardens Reviews

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

The movie would almost doubtlessly have garnered Oscar nominations for its two stars had it been released theatrically.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 23, 2009
Prairie Miller

Drew is never less than intoxicating and heartbreaking, as a maximum security gilded cage fantasy screen goddess hermit womanchild, wandering around in minks and creatively accessorized rags. Brother, Can You Spare A Diamond Tiara.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

July 13, 2009
Richard Knight
Windy City Times

An assured, beautiful movie, a perfect crystallization of the endlessly fascinating story of the unconventional Beales.

Full Review Source: Windy City Times

May 15, 2009
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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From that David and Goliath setup, filmed in a straightforward style on a shoestring budget, emerge fascinating character studies that underscore both the best and worst of human nature.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

April 23, 2009
Chris Barsanti

...never makes a strong case for its necessity.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

April 20, 2009
Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies
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You will really appreciate Drew Barrymore's performance more if you have seen the documentary... She really nails it.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

April 20, 2009
Ben Lyons
At the Movies
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[Drew Barrymore] is fantastic in this film.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

April 20, 2009
Rob Gonsalves

It's safe to say that this is a game-changing performance by Drew Barrymore.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 5/5

April 19, 2009
Emanuel Levy

Offbeat and bizarre yet extremely touching and entertaining, HBO's telefilm of love and co-dependency, inspired by the Maysles seminal 1973 docu, has narrative problems but is superbly acted by Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B+

April 18, 2009
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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The script hits a few bumps, but Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore are magnificent as the bizarro Beales.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3/4

April 16, 2009
Brian Lowry
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February 23, 2012
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