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Intolerable Cruelty

30 Ratings: 1.9
A movie directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

A sleek George Clooney and a seductive Catherine Zeta-Jones square off magnificently in the divorce comedyIntolerable Cruelty. The plot is simple: Lawyer supreme Miles Massey (Clooney,Out of Sight,Ocean's Eleven) skillfully outmaneuvers gold-digger … see full wiki

Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 10, 2003
MPAA Rating: PG-13
4 reviews about Intolerable Cruelty
review by . February 18, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
You know you can have the Coen's make a movie as mediocre as this and have one of the oldest jokes in existence that you can call a mile away and it still made me laugh as two idiots spray each other in the face with repellent while sneaking around in the dark.  That takes some talent and I think most of this movies talent quote went into that one scene.      Intolerable Cruelty must be the Coen's most mainstream movie due largely to it's casting which is a sign …
review by . March 22, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
What if the Coen Brothers gave a movie and nobody came? Oh, sure, they had big-name stars--Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones. But no John Turturro, no John Goodman, no Steve Buscemi, no Frances McDormand! I didn't watch this movie when it first came out, because it was the type of romantic comedy that I usually choose to avoid, and when I got to this place in my race through the Coen Brothers catalog, I didn't realize what it was until my wife said, "Why did you get this movie from Netflix?" with …
Quick Tip by . February 18, 2011
Slick super lawyer and a cold hearted gold digger start a relationship. Full of the Coen Brother's tics and style and that starts to work against it, not to mention the dated casting but I do like the idea of the movie.
review by . April 26, 2004
Pros: Great ensemble of actors      Cons: BORING!!!!!     The Bottom Line: Any movie that bores me enough to put me to sleep cannot score a recommendation no matter the talent adorning the silver screen.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie''s plot.    Somewhere between the ho-hum script, the (just) okay directing, the tolerable acting and the editing Intolerable Cruelty lost its allure and put …
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