I Melt with You (2011)

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Richard (Thomas Jane), Ron (Jeremy Piven), Jonathan (Rob Lowe) and Tim (Christian McKay) are old college buddies who gather for a week each year in Big Sur to celebrate Tim's birthday and catch up with each other's lives. On the surface, they look like typical men in their forties, with careers, families and responsibilities. But as with most people, there is more to them than meets the eye. As the week progresses, they go down the rabbit hole of excess: mountains of drugs are consumed to a … More

Rating: R (for pervasive drug use and language, some violence and sexual content)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Mark Pellington, Glenn Porter
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 28, 2012
Box Office: $6.0k
Runtime:
Magnolia Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Richard

as Jonathan

as Officer Boyd

as Captain Bob

as Restaurant Manager

as Choking Old Man

as Old Man's Daughter

as Officer Stevens

as Pool Player #1

as Pool Player #2

as Bartender

as Bartender
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Critic Reviews for I Melt with You

All Critics (41) | Top Critics (12)

It really is good, albeit in ways that are different from other movies.

Full Review… | December 22, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle
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The movie captures, as well as any other, the feeling of partying into oblivion, minus the next-morning internal pitchfork stabs. Think of a wild friend you wouldn't want to emulate but can't let go of.

Full Review… | December 9, 2011
New York Post
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A fanfare for the common jerk that taints every '80s-era alt-rock soundtrack tune it touches, "I Melt With You" assuredly marks itself as one of 2011's most ludicrous releases.

Full Review… | December 9, 2011
Los Angeles Times
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By the end, you feel nothing, not even contempt.

Full Review… | December 8, 2011
New York Times
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If it weren't played so very straight, this jaw-dropping thriller might pass for an accurate satire of Hollywood self-indulgence. Instead, it serves as a prime example.

Full Review… | December 8, 2011
New York Daily News
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A movie about self-absorbed douchebags that wallows in their douchebaggery.

Full Review… | December 8, 2011
AV Club
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Audience Reviews for I Melt with You

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three stars

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½

When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited.

Well made film. I simply was shock on how much I enjoyed this film and how diverse and original it was. Great directing, acting and amazing music, style and sound. All men should watch this film, I simply somehow identified myself in this film yet somehow pity the men in them.

Richard Thomas Jane), Ron (Jeremy Piven), Jonathan (Rob Lowe) and Tim (Christian McKay) are old college friends that gather annually for a week in Big Sur to celebrate their friendship and catch-up on each other's lives. They seem like typical men in their forties - all with careers, families, and enormous responsibilities - but like most people there is a lot more beneath the surface.

As the week progresses, they go down the rabbit hole of excess as mountains of drugs are consumed to a blaring rock 'n' roll soundtrack. Parties with much younger women spin out of control. Exhausted and run ragged, they bare their souls to one another revealing the disillusionment with their lives. As the truth emerges, the reunion takes a much darker turn when a promise from their past is brought to light. From director Mark Pellington, 'I Melt With You' is a visually dazzling, wild and wooly trip deep into the male psyche, driven by four amazingly committed and profound performances.

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