Hanging Up

Metascore
33

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 30 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 30
  2. Negative: 13 out of 30

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Critic Reviews

  1. Chicago Tribune
    Reviewed by: Michael Wilmington
    75
    (Matthau's) is a truly magical performance: hilarious, unguarded and deeply touching.
  2. Mr. Showbiz
    Reviewed by: F. X. Feeney
    68
    They make a believable trio of siblings, but not even their combined wit can lift this script above the maudlin.
  3. If you find her (Ryan) distinctive persona to be too irritatingly cute to bear, this mannered movie is likely to play like fingernails on a blackboard .
  4. Philadelphia Inquirer
    Reviewed by: Carrie Rickey
    63
    Imagine "King Lear" art-directed by Martha Stewart and you have Hanging Up.
  5. New York Post
    Reviewed by: Jonathan Foreman
    63
    A lame, glossy and disastrously misconceived film about three ditsy sisters dealing with the death of their horrible father.
  6. Baltimore Sun
    Reviewed by: Ann Hornaday
    63
    Ends up being more about her hair (Meg Ryan's) than anything else.
User Score
6.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Feb 5, 2014
    9
    I enjoy a lot this movie, because Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton and Lisa Kudrow. The music and the flashbacks was the best part of movie, Also iI enjoy a lot this movie, because Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton and Lisa Kudrow. The music and the flashbacks was the best part of movie, Also i liked the screenplay, its not for an Oscar, just for fun. Full Review »
  2. JayH.
    Mar 3, 2009
    5
    I'm not sure what happened, all the ingredients are their for a great picture, but it falls flat for some reason. Meg Ryan isn't a I'm not sure what happened, all the ingredients are their for a great picture, but it falls flat for some reason. Meg Ryan isn't a strong enough actress for the lead role and it uneasily jumps around from comedy to drama. Nice try though. Full Review »