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The Bachelors (2017)




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A widower and his teen son relocate across the country and individually rediscover the joys of life after meeting two different women.

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J.K. Simmons
as Bill Palet, Bill Ponder
Kevin Dunn
as Paul Abernac
Odeya Rush
as Lacey, Lacy Westman
Jean Louisa Kelly
as Barbara Weston
Jae Head
as Wes Ponder
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All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2)

Deftly balancing humor and grief, "The Bachelors" is fueled by wonderfully human performances and fully realized characters.

October 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Voelker excels at guiding the cast through some complicated emotional territory and maintains strong arcs for each of the principal characters.

October 18, 2017 | Full Review…

The story is predictable, but Simmons' tighty whities and Delpy's fish impressions compensate.

January 23, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The Bachelors is a scarcity of a film, one that transcends several genres to create an affecting orotundity through its singular voice.

October 23, 2017 | Full Review…

The emotional authenticity is compromised by familiarity and contrived catharsis.

October 20, 2017 | Full Review…

And the characters might have been one-dimensional, defined by their loss and presented as helpless, but they're not. They have realistic strengths and weaknesses.

October 20, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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