Life Support

  • Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 10, 2007
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6

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  1. dblake
    Mar 10, 2007
    8
    It's easy to forget about the challenges of living with AIDS particularly when there are so many distractions. On the other hand, Life Support that goes beyond the tragedy of the week story to present what life is like in the African American community where AIDS has ravaged multiple generations. Life Support tells one family's story with wit and passion. Queen Latifah heads a It's easy to forget about the challenges of living with AIDS particularly when there are so many distractions. On the other hand, Life Support that goes beyond the tragedy of the week story to present what life is like in the African American community where AIDS has ravaged multiple generations. Life Support tells one family's story with wit and passion. Queen Latifah heads a cast of well known African American performers. This the type of thoughtful responsible productions that deserve to be supported. ) Expand
  2. amyb
    Mar 10, 2007
    10
    it was very moving, and i couldnt move an inch from the tv.
  3. Esther
    Mar 13, 2007
    10
    I will watch it again just to enjoy all the performances. By far the best television I have seen in a long time.
  4. MorganM
    Mar 29, 2007
    10
    wounderful... queen latifah is my favorite actress and she makes this serise even better!
Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. 90
    While the social work done by Life Support is exemplary, the production more than stands on its own as entertainment.
  2. 70
    It’s a testament to George’s confident handling of the material... that while it touches on many elements of the national crisis... the project avoids feeling like a bulletin-board movie.
  3. What is remarkable about "Life Support" is how it avoids every pitfall of the standard issue-based TV film and, indeed, of most TV films, period.