Home from the Hill Reviews

November 5, 2019
Although it is too long and there are some perplexing gaps and ambiguities in the story, this is an interesting and richly atmospheric rural drama with a Deep South locale.
July 12, 2019
Minnelli milks every last drop of sentiment from the not-at-all distinguished script. And many drops that aren't there.
October 31, 2018
it deserves more recognition for its exploration of toxic masculinity, its portrayal of a dysfunctional family, Minnelli's excellent direction and the great cast.
August 29, 2018
A rich family drama anchored by Robert Mitchum's fine performance and further distinguished by superlative support, by George (two of them, actually).
January 23, 2017
Its rhetoric may be laconic and folksy, but its fury and its nobility seem distilled from Shakespeare.
March 21, 2009
Minnelli pulls back the stinky underbelly of this Texan-hell family in all his scope splendor
August 8, 2008
Powerful look at male roles, showing innovative approaches to story telling.
February 5, 2007
A great drama enhanced by the terrific performances of Robert Mitchum, George Hamilton, George Peppard and Eleanor Parker.
February 4, 2007
...just entertaining enough to warrant a mild recommendation.
October 10, 2006
Along with Some Came Running, it ranks as Minnelli's finest family melodrama, lurid and flamboyant yet also deeply emotional and incisive in its critique of the patriarchal order; Robert Mitchum as the patriarch is superb.