Revolutionary Road


Action / Drama / Romance

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 67%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 71%
IMDb Rating 7.3 10 171400


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Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Wheeler
Kate Winslet as April Wheeler
Michael Shannon as John Givings
Zoe Kazan as Maureen Grube
654.85 MB
23.976 fps
1hr 59 min
P/S 11 / 120

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by ratcat0 8 / 10

Too many words, please stop talking now!

This movie is strangely reminicsent of American beauty. You have the odd one person who seems to be at odds with societies norms, the office workaday non-person who is at odds with his wife, and a really very odd almost crazy person in the mix who really makes the most sense. Its a one time viewing sort of movie that works on many levels but doesnt quite seem to hit the mark, Di-Caprio, Winslet and Kathy Bates all do an extraordinary job to make this believable.When DiCaprio's character does all he can to be the doting husband suddenly does an about face in what would have been the 'Out' that his wife had been hoping for everything seems to fall apart. The deep complicated relationship between Kate and Leonard just quickly gets bogged down in a verbose frustrating quagmire of hurt and to top it off an unwanted pregnancy seals the deal. Hence we get too the point when Kate simply says "stop talking" A point made clear at the end when the husband of Kathy Bates turns down his hearing aid to deaden the sound of her voice. A sad and bitter end an almost nonredeemable situation. Worth a look.

Reviewed by davidbuimd-38604 9 / 10

Beautiful story telling of a failing marriage

Superb performance by the leads draw the viewers into a not-so-unfamiliar suburban family drama. What makes the film so appealing is that it speaks directly to so many married couples. If we don't see resemblances of our lives in the film, we would see it in our friends' and relatives'.

Through all the fights and drama, we alternatively sympathize with the husband and the wife. The great cast of neighbors enliven the story. The film leads the viewers on an emotional ride as April (Kate Winslet) and Frank (Leonardo DiCaprio) hit a rough patch, reconcile, then descend into further chaos. We are inclined to "take side" in the couple conflict, but as the story unfolds, who is responsible for the crumbling relationship and who is the strong one becomes less clear cut.

The film beautifully explores the emotion and characters of a loving couple in crisis when both realized that they had fallen into domesticity and might be missing out on life (or maybe not). It leaves us pondering about the choices we've made and the life we've resigned to.

Reviewed by lordredblue 8 / 10

Things I Learned on the Revolutionary Road

1. Avoid scrambled eggs before getting an abortion 2. Snails, Frogs and Monkeys are some common Parisian attractions 3. An American coupling with a European will work as well as a ship with an iceberg 4. Kate Winslet can suck it all out in mere seconds, while she is fully clothed 5. Schedule to station troops abroad on their birthdays so that they will return with fond memories of their deployment 6. IBM computers are harmful to an unborn child

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