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6.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9

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  1. Sep 10, 2013
    10
    Watched this movie recently and was really disappointed by the critical reception of this excellent film! Sure the premise is a little disconcerting at first, but I was really won over by the genuine nature of the central relationship, and the lack of understanding from the rest of the cast felt immensely real. Every time I felt myself becoming frustrated with a character I was able to step back and see the real genuine places they were coming from. Phenomenal writing, passable direction, A+ cast, and while the music made things a little corny here and there I feel sure in saying this is my one of my top movies to come out this year. More people should watch this film! Expand
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46

Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 23
  2. Negative: 4 out of 23
  1. Reviewed by: Peter Bradshaw
    Dec 11, 2012
    40
    Janney steals the movie in the scene in which she discovers the awful truth.
  2. Reviewed by: Olly Richards
    Dec 5, 2012
    60
    The storyline delicately tiptoes along the line of good taste and is embroidered by a first-rate cast. Still, a knockout moment is missing.
  3. 50
    A comedy about a middle-aged dad who has an affair with his neighbour's daughter, The Oranges does not taste freshly squeezed.