iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview, buy, or rent movies, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Fred Won't Move Out

  NR HD Closed Captioning

Richard Ledes

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download this movie.

Plot Summary

With levity and sadness, two grown children and their aging parents struggle with the decision whether the older generation should stay in the house where they have lived for fifty years. Shot in the house where the director’s parents lived for close to fifty years shortly after they moved out, the film's semi-autobiographical story is memorably acted by a small ensemble cast led by Elliott Gould. Shot in sequence in three weeks with a heady mix of improvisational work by both author Richard Ledes and his cast. The film's personal approach to its subject captures a universal story uniquely told.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

TOMATOMETER

67%
  • Reviews Counted: 6
  • Fresh: 4
  • Rotten: 2
  • Average Rating: 5.3/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Except for a subplot about a missing cat that suggests that Fred may be considerably dottier than he appears, the movie gets almost everything right about the uncomfortable moment when grown children are forced to be their parents' parents. – Stephen Holden, New York Times, Sep 20, 2012

Fresh: This thoughtful but exceedingly modest miniature will be best nursed within the festival circuit. – Guy Lodge, Variety, Jul 4, 2012

Rotten: There is recognizable pain throughout Ledes' film. Yet it never pushes through to anything beyond a surface portrait. – Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times, Sep 27, 2012

Fresh: Mostly, it captures how old age decimates even the people who don't suffer from it. – Peter Gerstenzang, Village Voice, Sep 18, 2012

Read More About This Movie On Rotten Tomatoes

Customer Reviews

Slice of Life - Worth Watching

I read about this movie before I watched it so that helped quite a bit. Movie was filmed in the director's parents' old home they just sold after living in it 50 years. Have patience and you'll enjoy it. A realistic bit of life on film. That's it. Worth watching. What I liked most was the little girl's relationship & familiarity with her grandparents. She didn't treat them with callous or disdain, just honestly.

Viewers Also Bought

Fred Won't Move Out
View In iTunes
  • $12.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2012

Customer Ratings