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Rumor Has It... (2005)
IMDb Rating 5.3
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Jennifer Aniston Sarah Huttinger
Kevin Costner Beau Burroughs
Shirley MacLaine Katharine Richelieu
Mark Ruffalo Jeff Daly
Richard Jenkins Earl Huttinger
Christopher McDonald Roger McManus
Steve Sandvoss Scott
Mena Suvari Annie Huttinger
Mike Vogel Blake Burroughs
Rob Lanza New Year's Eve M.C. (as Robert Lanza)
Plot
Old pro Shirley MacLaine steals her every scene in Rumor Has It..., a very curiously conceived comedy directed by Rob Reiner (When Harry Met Sally..., The Princess Bride). Sarah (Jennifer Aniston, The Good Girl) arrives at her sister's wedding with her fiance Jeff (Mark Ruffalo, 13 Going on 30). She's already feeling anxiety-ridden about her impending marriage when she gleans from some odd hints from her grandmother Katherine (MacLaine, The Apartment, Terms of Endearment) that her family was the basis for the movie The Graduate. Quicker that you can say "Mrs. Robinson" she slips away from Jeff to investigate, suspecting that the guy Dustin Hoffman's character was based on--Beau Burroughs (Kevin Costner, Tin Cup)--might be her actual father...well, from there the plot takes a few twists, but this is not a movie that succeeds based on its story (which never really becomes persuasive). Instead, Rumor Has It... rests on the surprisingly complex and mature emotional interactions between the characters (particularly given that it's a movie about someone refusing to make choices in her life). Aniston won't win any awards for this, but she certainly gives her role more depth than a typical romantic comedy heroine; Costner and Ruffalo are both in fine form; and MacLaine appears just often enough to inject some delightfully prickly personality into a movie that often teeters on the edge of too much niceness. Also featuring Richard Jenkins (Six Feet Under) and Mena Suvari (American Beauty). --Bret Fetzer
Movie Details
Genre Comedy; Drama; Romance
Director Rob Reiner
Producer Ben Cosgrove; Paula Weinstein; Steven Soderbergh
Writer Ted Griffin
Studio Warner Bros.
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating PG-13
Running Time 97 mins
Movie Release Date 12/25/2005
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It Yes
Index 624
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 5/16/2006
Product Details
Edition Widescreen Edition
Region Region
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
UPC (Barcode) 012569701359
Release Date 5/9/2006
Subtitles English; French; Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Theatrical Trailer
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