Opening

91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
15% Rage Jul 11
21% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

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30% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

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36% Wish I Was Here Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25

Premieres Tonight

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New Episodes Tonight

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—— The Legend of Korra: Season 3

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100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
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86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
84% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
44% Working the Engels: Season 1

Firstborn Reviews

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

This flawed but interesting Freudian melodrama spends about 70 minutes making points and the last 30 minutes losing them.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 8, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A heavy-handed suburban sitcom.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C-

November 24, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie creates such an urgent situation, and fills it with such interesting characters, that when everything goes wrong at the end I felt more than disappointed, I felt cheated.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

October 23, 2004
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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The best things about Firstborn are the easy, natural performances of the actors.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 20, 2003
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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It might have worked if Apted were as adept at creating an emotional atmosphere as he is in his portraiture of the suburban milieu, but too many unshaped scenes and redundant dialogue passages take their toll.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 1, 2000
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

| Original Score: 3/5

October 11, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

July 4, 2005
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 1/5

November 4, 2004
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 0/5

February 24, 2004
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

| Original Score: 4/5

January 21, 2004
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 2/5

October 4, 2003
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

| Original Score: 1/5

July 26, 2003
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