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The Dinner

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Oren Moverman

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About the Movie

Based on Herman Koch’s international bestselling novel, Oren Moverman’s THE DINNER is a dark psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of an ornately prepared meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman (Richard Gere), a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul (Steve Coogan) and his wife Claire (Laura Linney) to join him and his wife Katelyn (Rebecca Hall) for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night. While Stan and Paul have been estranged since childhood, their 16-year- old sons are friends, and the two of them have committed a horrible crime that has shocked the country. While their sons’ identities have not yet been discovered and may never be, their parents must now decide what action to take. As the night proceeds, beliefs about the true natures of the four people at the table are upended, relationships shatter, and each person reveals just how far they are willing to go to protect those they love. A riveting story filled with many shocking twists and turns, THE DINNER is a chilling parable about the savage reality hidden beneath the surface of middle-class lives.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 130
  • Fresh: 59
  • Rotten: 71
  • Average Rating: 5.4/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: As focus lurches distractingly from the heated dinner-table debate to a zigzagging network of flashbacks, momentum fatally stalls, while the illustrious ensemble of actors at the film's center never quite gets cooking. – Guy Lodge, Newsweek, May 26, 2017

Rotten: Despite the skill of the cast, you spend much of the film trying to decide which of its characters most deserves to choke on an appetizer. – Anthony Lane, New Yorker, May 15, 2017

Fresh: Coogan's dramatic performance is unmatched: raw, intense, satiric, self-immolating. There is not a moment when he is not being frighteningly honest, searching out the mortifying nooks and crannies of his often petty character and exposing them. – Thelma Adams, New York Observer, May 5, 2017

Fresh: It's unevenly mounted but kept watchable by the lively script and classy cast. – James Mottram, Total Film, Dec 6, 2017

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Customer Reviews

Awesome 🍸🍷🥂

Unbelievably good! Very very close to the book which is no easy task as I don't think the author ever had in mind for this to transfer from book 📚 to movie 🎥. However a great film. Very intriguing and highly recommend 👍. Please have an intelligent 🤓 mind lol. It's not 1 for mindless drivel. Love ❤️ it ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️👏

Amazing Performances

You may not love the people, but the performances are undoubtedly great -- especially Steve Coogan and Laura Linney. Oren Moverman does a great job ratcheting up the tension and drama.

Interesting but a bit disjointed

With Richard Gere and Laura Linney, the movie has a fighting chance, but at critical stages it is disjointed, such as the ending. Could has been great. At times compelling, but meanders a bit.

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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2017

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