The Weather Man details
|Starring:||Gil Bellows, Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Rispoli, James Levine, Hope Davis|
|Directors:||Gore Verbinski, Phedon Papamichael|
The Weather Man
|Run time:||1 hour 38 minutes|
|Rental release:||10 Jul 2006|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Nicholas Cage stars in The Weather Man; a male midlife crisis movie, a second cousin to American Beauty and Fight Club.
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A very human filmBy a customer from Tower Hill, London , 09 Mar 2006
[Highly rated reviewer]I didn't have high expectations about this film and thought it would be an ordinary Hollywood movie with a big name cast. However it turned out to be a very touching and human film, quite unusual, too, featuring great performances by both Cage and (especially) Michael Caine. It is both funny and sad at times and anyone having gone through any sort of identity, job or marrital and family problems, would appreciate the pain and humour in this film. That is to say, it probably has universal appeal to anyone who is a parent and has a job!!! The cinema advertised it as a comedy, but it isn't one, not in the classic sense of the word, and despite its many funny moments, humour is always bitter-sweet. Well worth renting, not only because of its humanity and ultimate optimistic ending, but just to see Michael Caine in a really touching performance. I am not into this type of film as a rule but really loved this and I wrote this review hoping it would induce other people to give it a go, even if they thought it wouldn't be their style!
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Slight showers of continuous rain !By Burnhamite (407 reviews) from BURNHAM , 23 Nov 2010There have been many better movies and there has also been a lot much worse. Like the weather nobody can predict with any certainty. Stay in and watch this movie if the weather is bad, otherwise ?
the weathermanBy cetsensei (5 reviews) from birmingham , 11 Nov 2010i like nicholas cage and am a watcher of most his films so i watched this to the end waiting for it to get good. it didn't.
as the title suggests it was as interesting as watching the news/weather.
the weather manBy a customer from Wadhurst, East Sussex , 08 Nov 2010a good watch but a bit intense in parts sometimes you want to slap the actors into action. nice centement thou.
Dark HumourBy Mak7210 (11 reviews) from London , 26 Aug 2010I love these kind of films, black comedy and dark humour. But I never laugh. In this film I was LAUGHING so much. It's a great film. Cage is an amazing actor.
Great filmBy a customer from Middlesex , 17 Aug 2010I really enjoyed this film. Some funny moments and a great cast. I thought Nicholas Cage's character, David Spritz, was realistic and well thought out. I would definitely recommend this film.