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Laurie Collyer

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About the Movie

Maggie Gyllenhaal gives a truly stunning performance as Sherry, a young woman with a history of drug abuse and emotional turmoil. Just out of prison, she finds herself struggling against all odds to reconnect with her estranged five-year-old daughter while trying to readjust to the outside world. Sherrybaby is an authentic and honest experience so intense and compelling it cannot be missed.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 67
  • Fresh: 50
  • Rotten: 17
  • Average Rating: 6.7/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: What distinguishes the film from its many peers is the quality of Ms. Collyer's writing -- which rarely reaches for obvious, melodramatic beats -- and the precision of Ms. Gyllenhaal's performance. – A.O. Scott, New York Times, Jul 16, 2008

Fresh: ... emotionally arresting ... – Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly, Sep 7, 2011

Rotten: No matter how much grit writer-director Laurie Collyer sprinkles on the surface, the innards of this baby are pure formula. – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone, Nov 24, 2006

Fresh: ... has nuance and complexity even in its seemingly throwaway title. – Claudia Puig, USA Today, Sep 1, 2007

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Customer Reviews

definitly a great movie

This may be one of those movies that you never heard of but its a great heartbreaking story. I came to see it by accident and it really touched me. Excelent acting. Great story that keeps you interested the whole movie.

A great performance by Maggie Gyllenhaal!

I loved this movie because of how well Maggie Gyllenhaal can show her emotions in this very sad film she gave me a reason to watch this film.

Sherry Baby

Top Notch movie
GREAT acting
GREAT story
Brave performance

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  • $4.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2007

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