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Griffin and Phoenix (2006)

Griffin and Phoenix (2006)





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Ed Stone's bittersweet drama Griffin & Phoenix concerns Griffin (Dermot Mulroney), a divorcee suffering from cancerous lesions in his chest that give him a life expectancy of less than two years. He falls in love with academic advisor Phoenix (Amanda Peet), and the pair decide to 'live life to the fullest' by fulfilling all of Griffin's childhood fantasies, from painting water towers to sneaking into movies to hopping freight trains. But a secret of Phoenix's threatens to damper the joy of their time together. Sarah Paulson, Blair Brown, Alison Elliott and Lois Smith co-star; John Hill authored the script.
PG-13 (for sexual content, some thematic elements, and brief strong language)
Action & Adventure , Comedy , Drama , Romance
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Sidney Kimmel Entertainment

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Amanda Peet
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Lois Smith
as Dr. Imberman
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Critic Reviews for Griffin and Phoenix

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

[It] has all the engaging momentum of a 102-minute dirge.

September 13, 2006
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

...absurdly sentimental and melodramatic...

Full Review… | December 19, 2006
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Audience Reviews for Griffin and Phoenix

I was expecting a somewhat boring movie, instead I got an interesting and charming movie. I simply loved it! It was heartbreaking, still, utterly charming.

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l i n d a

this was a really sad movie. the twist was kinda suprising, for me at least. this was a really good movie

mary way
mary way

Sad, but beautiful... AWH!!!

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

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