Men Don't Leave

1990, Comedy/Drama, 1h 55m

16 Reviews 500+ Ratings

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After her husband's death, Beth Macauley (Jessica Lange) moves into an inexpensive Baltimore apartment with her two sons, Chris (Chris O'Donnell) and Matt (Charlie Korsmo). When Beth accepts a job at a local grocery store, Chris grows bitter and falls for an older woman (Joan Cusack), while 9-year-old Matt hides his grief behind a new interest in burglary. As the Macauleys adjust to their new life, they learn that sticking together is the only way to overcome their loss.

Cast & Crew

Jessica Lange
Beth Macauley
Chris O'Donnell
Chris Macauley
Charlie Korsmo
Matt Macauley
Arliss Howard
Charles Simon
Tom Mason
John Macauley
Kathy Bates
Lisa Coleman
Corey Carrier
Winston Buckley
Jim Haynie
Mr. Buckley
Belita Moreno
Mrs. Buckley
Shannon Moffett
Dale Buckley
Lora Zane
Nina Simon
Theresa Wozniak
Female Polka Dancer
Jon Avnet
Producer
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Critic Reviews for Men Don't Leave

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (13) | Rotten (3)

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  • Aug 22, 2012
    If you like family drama, watch 'Men Don't Leave'. A family is thrown into turmoil when the husband dies unexpectedly. In an effort to deal with their circumstances, Beth and her sons find different supports, but eventually find out that family is needed to pull themselves together.
    Red L Super Reviewer
  • Dec 28, 2007
    My father died when I was 13. I identified with this movie on a gut level but it was kind of sad. I enjoyed seeing the Baltimore scenery.
    Ida K Super Reviewer

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