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Irreconcilable Differences (1984)

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In this human-scale drama/comedy, a pair of Beverly Hills parents, Albert (Ryan O'Neal) and Lucy (Shelley Long) first come together as a couple interested in writing (she) and teaching (he), but Albert's life takes an upscale turn when he starts both writing and then directing in Hollywood. As he becomes successful, Lucy is forced to burrow into her own writing in self-defense, and after her book is well-received, she is compensated a little for Albert's lack of attention and philandering. After

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Drama, Kids & Family, Comedy

Apr 14, 2009

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All Critics (18) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (8) | Rotten (5) | DVD (1)

Writer-director Charles Shyer and writer Nancy Meyers fill their movie with fresh dialogue and Hollywood-insider tidbits, and the roles couldn't be more aptly cast.

May 5, 2013 Full Review Source: Creative Loafing
Creative Loafing

There is a marvelous balance in that we have an equal rooting interest in each of the main characters. It isn't a mere satire.

April 29, 2009 Full Review Source: KyleSmithOnline.com
KyleSmithOnline.com

I had much more sympathy for the child in the film and, sadly, she takes a back seat.

April 28, 2009 Full Review Source: 7M Pictures
7M Pictures

We like these people even as they sink further and further into a black hole, and we root for their sensible, level-headed, uncommonly mature daughter to set them straight.

April 23, 2009 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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Buscando as lágrimas ou o riso do espectador de forma maniqueísta, o filme chega a se confundir, tentando fazer graça com o sofrimento de uma criança.

February 22, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Irreconcilable Differences

Love this! I wish kids really did take their parents to court for neglect.
September 18, 2011
purplemegan

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This fantastic drama gives you a new look on divorced families. It has a great cast, and it's also a bit funny too. I love it, and I highly recommend it.
January 18, 2011
ajv2688

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Movie about a little girl who sued her parents for divorce. Drew is very sweet.
December 29, 2007
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    1. Lucy Van Patten Brodsky: That bimbo stole my husband! They drank their lover's wine in glasses I stood in line to buy!
    – Submitted by Daniel L (22 months ago)
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