October Baby (2012)
Average Rating: 4.4/10
Reviews Counted: 37
Fresh: 8 | Rotten: 29
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Average Rating: 3.8/10
Critic Reviews: 15
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 12
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Average Rating: 4.1/5
User Ratings: 32,123
As the curtain rises, Hannah hesitantly steps onto the stage for her theatrical debut in college. Yet before her first lines, she collapses. Countless medical tests all point to one underlying factor: Hannah's difficult birth. This revelation is nothing compared to discovering that she was actually adopted . . . after a failed abortion attempt. Bewildered, angered and confused, Hannah embarks on a journey with Jason, her oldest friend. In the midst of her incredible journey to discover her
Mar 23, 2012 Limited
Sep 11, 2012
IDP/Samuel goldwyn Films - Official Site
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Lance E. Nichols
Rodney L. Clark
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"October Baby" looks and feels like a Lifetime movie waiting not to happen.
While it's better than most movies of its kind, it's still pretty weak entertainment, though choir members should feel free to sing its praises. Amen.
Sometimes it is simply impossible for me to look at a movie with complete objectivity.
A couple of scenes - especially one with a cop with a heart - are touching. Depending on your point of view, October Baby does manage to score more than a few points.
The filmmaking is lugubrious and heavy-handed, and the dramatic arc stagnant and airless.
Avoids the outright preachiness of the Sherwood Productions films … certainly a good-looking film … too much tell and not enough show.
Instead of taking the WWJD pronouncements and beating us over the head with them, Guy goes for the truth and takes us there, teary eyed
Audience Reviews for October Baby
- Hannah: I have a wild side. Have you seen me play Scrabble?
- Jason: It's vintage junk!
- Officer Mitchell: To be human is to be beautifully flawed.
- Hannah: I feel unloved.
- Nurse Mary: I didn't see no tissue. I just saw the face of a child.
- Officer Mitchell: If you find your mother, what will you say to her? Just curious.
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