The Bucket List Reviews
November 24, 2020
One of the most fun and uplifting films of the year.
September 4, 2020
How a filmmaker can take two Oscar-winning actors with gifts for comedy and drama and construct a film that fails so miserably is beyond me.
November 7, 2019
Despite its scripted shortcomings, THE BUCKET LIST is poignantly filled with heart, guaranteed to tug at your heartstrings and tear ducts as we each face our own mortality, hopefully with the same courage and joy as Edward and Carter.
October 29, 2019
The Bucket List is far from a great movie, but it is a great opportunity to watch a pair of great actors at the top of their game.
August 23, 2018
As Rob Reiner should know better and Jack Nicholson should know better and Morgan Freeman should know better, what you have here is a film which has to make you ask: how come they didn't?
January 2, 2018
Once more, Reiner defines himself as the schlock artist who knows, as do his stars, that coots with familiar faces can walk through this garden of schmaltz with their eyes closed.
February 2, 2017
Its quest for meaningful insights keeps things listless.
April 2, 2012
Meehl's gentle handling of her subject and her unobstrusive, observational camera work make this a delightful and touching experience.
January 30, 2012
Whilst this remains reasonably captivating for its first hour, it kinda runs out of steam after that...
August 14, 2009
A modestly uplifting, and at-times poignant, buddy comedy that manages to make the most of the worst of situations.
February 12, 2009
...contrived and forced, almost begging the audience to pull out the hankie.
January 5, 2009
An endearing film that will bring you to tears and have you cherishing every relationship and day you have.
December 20, 2008
...a hopelessly uneven endeavor that's ultimately felled by a lamentable emphasis on heavy-handed bursts of schmaltziness.
October 18, 2008