Former high school cheerleading captain Rose Lorkowski (Academy-Award®-nominee Amy Adams) is a thirty-something single mother who cleans houses for a living. Wanting to send her trouble-making eight-year-old son Oscar to a private school, Rose decides to take her married lover's (Steve Zahn) advice and get into the "lucrative" business of crime scene cleanup. Rose convinces her disillusioned, underachieving sister Norah (Golden-Globe®-winner Emily Blunt) who is still living at home with their dad Joe (Academy-Award®-winner Alan Arkin), to join her in the enterprise, which she calls "Sunshine Cleaning." The sisters begin to find meaning in their function to "help" in some way in the aftermath of a loss, just as the job stirs up memories of their own mother's death. Their priorities and goals tested, Rose and Norah face hard challenges as they strive to improve their lives.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5

5 Ratings

5 Ratings

73% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.4/10
  • Fresh 125
  • Rotten 46

Critics Consensus: Despite a sometimes overly familiar plot, Sunshine Cleaning benefits from the lively performances of its two stars.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Adult dramedy has unusual mix of laughs, gore, heavy themes.

Information

Studio
Anchor Bay Entertainment
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 2008 Clean Sweep Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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