Griffin and Phoenix


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.

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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.

Sep 13, 2006

...absurdly sentimental and melodramatic...

Dec 19, 2006 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Griffin and Phoenix


Sad, but beautiful... AWH!!!

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

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yet another love story , carefully crafted, well acted and surprisingly positive albeit it's subject matter.

Nicolas Korovessis
Nicolas Korovessis

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