The reclusive author whose groundbreaking book redefined spirituality for an entire generation realizes how little he actually knows upon being approached by a single mother and a recovering addict in... read more
DVD Release Date: November 3, 2009
Stats: 429 reviews
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April 3, 2012
A soft spoken and fine romantic comedy about a guy who wrote a what becomes a best-selling novel about talking to God and now lives in tremulous fear that his legions of fans will discover him a fraud ... until he meets a woman who changes his life. Fine performances tie togethe...
January 1, 2011
Nice little movie. I enjoyed it. Nothing amazing happens in it, but it is very watchable and has a great cast including Lauren Graham and Lou Taylor Pucci.
The lives of a few people cross including a chiropractor (Lauren Graham), a grumpy writer (Jeff Daniels) and a guy recent...
May 2, 2010
I'm usually very scepticle of my mothers taste in movies, but she insisted I watch this movie. The plot is interesting, but it stole many elements from "As Good as it Gets". The story revolves around a writer who became famous for writing a book about how he could talk to God and...
January 10, 2010
JEFF DANIELS, LAUREN GRAHAM, LOU TAYLOR PUCCI, KAT DENNINGS, MAX ANTISELL, OLIVIA THIRLBY, NORA DUNN
Everyone wants to meet Arlen Faber, the world famous author of the best-selling spiritual book "Me and God", but crotchety, disgruntled Arlen simply wants to be left alone - an...
December 10, 2009
I thought it was kind of cute, but not top notch. Great cast, though not at their best acting degrees. No matter what, I LOVE LAUREN GRAHAM so everything is all good...
September 3, 2010
In "The Answer Man," Dahlia(Kat Dennings) misplaced the key to the bookstore where she works for the 27 days her boss, Kris(Lou Taylor Pucci), had been in rehab. Due to this unfortunate chain of events, they have no cash to buy books from Arlen Faber(Jeff Daniels), an insanely f...
July 3, 2011
Great film. Jeff Daniels and Lauren Graham shine in this film. Also good supporting work from Lou Taylor Pucci, Olivia Thirlby, and Kat Dennings. I definitely recommend this film.
November 10, 2009
John Hindmanwith his debut film THE ANSWER MAN is coming very close to another Jeff Daniels movie - The Squid and the Whale, but with no punch! Lauren Graham (?Gilmore Girls?) gives us her best but there is still a lot to be desired. The movie is interesting to watch and there is...
November 14, 2012
A little slow at times, and the ending was somewhat abrupt, but it was cute.
March 11, 2011fb25827189
I really enjoyed the movie! I don't know why it scored so low with critics, the acting is great and the story is really good.
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