Shoot the Moon (1982)


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Director Alan Parker and writer Bo Goldman chronicle the emotional disintegration of an unhappy marriage. Albert Finney and Diane Keaton play George and Faith Dunlap, a seemingly happily married couple living with their four daughters in a converted farmhouse in Marin County, California. George is inwardly empty and decides to have an affair with Sandy (Karen Allen), who has doubts about how long their affair will last. Faith is also suffering from ennui and takes up with Frank Henderson (Peter … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Bo Goldman, Alan Parker
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 6, 2007
Warner Home Video


as George Dunlap

as Faith Dunlap

as Frank Henderson

as Sherry

as Marianne

as French DeVoe

as Charlotte DeVoe

as Howard Katz

as Maitre D'

as Officer Knudson

as Leo Spinelli

as Scott Gruber

as Willard

as Joanne

as Countergirl

as Master of Ceremonies

as Countergirl

as Mexican Woman

as Mexican Man

as Photographer

as Reporter

as Maitre D'

as Mourner

as Mourner
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Critic Reviews for Shoot the Moon

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | October 18, 2008
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

Adds nothing much to the genre of family dramas.

Full Review… | June 11, 2011
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Parker and Goldman seem to want this battling couple to represent a sort of romantic '60s point of view, and they show up the younger lovers as shallow, '70s-style hedonists.

Full Review… | November 25, 2007
Slant Magazine

Audience Reviews for Shoot the Moon

Good film about a unhappy marriage. But, Shoot the Moon is very emotional and have one of the worst end that I ever see, that makes the audience saw more, but unfortunately is impeded to see.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer


What an emotional rollercoaster of a film, what with all the platesmashing and slammed doors and running around. I really, really loved this in the first hour, but after the second hour brought more of the same drama, my appreciation for it dropped significantly.

Jennifer Xu

Super Reviewer


Great performances, sad subject matter.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

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