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Rumor Has It PG-13

Rumor Has It
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 37 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: May 9, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Surround 5.1 - English, French

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Entertainment Reviews:

Rotten20%

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Total Count: 112

Spilled41%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 420,095
Nothing is remotely believable here. Full Review
Observer
Jan 11, 2006
Rating: 5/10 -- Rumor has it that Rob Reiner used to make really funny, often moving films. I have no doubt he will do so again. Full Review
Movie Metropolis
May 11, 2006
Rating: .5/4 -- A romantic comedy with all the excitement of an AARP magazine cover story and negligible chemistry between Aniston and Costner. Given talk of infertility, let it be said "Rumor" is a series of rocky places in which comedy's seed can find no purchase. Full Review
Suite101.com
Oct 8, 2010
Rating: 2.5/4 -- The movie shines when allowing the characters to just exist in their world together, without the forced and tired romantic comedy plot weighing on them.
Christianity Today
Oct 2, 2006
Rating: 1.5/4 -- As glazed and cooked as a Christmas ham. Full Review
Metromix.com
May 4, 2006
3 stars out of 5 -- Surprisingly risque for a Hollywood comedy, the film takes THE GRADUATE one step further...
Ultimate DVD
Jul 1, 2006
[W]e continue to be interested in this new-model Kevin Costner, who wears middle-aged wolfishness much more comfortably than earnest youth.
Premiere
Jul 1, 2006

Product Description:

With the romantic comedy RUMOR HAS IT, director Rob Reiner (WHEN HARRY MET SALLY) attempts the tricky task of creating a film based on an already celebrated classic, 1967's THE GRADUATE. Starring Dustin Hoffman and based on a novel by Charlie Webb, the original film revolved around the love triangle between a recent college-graduate, his girlfriend, and her famously seductive mother. Here, Reiner casts a chain-smoking Shirley MacLaine as the supposed real-life inspiration for Mrs. Robinson, and Jennifer Aniston as her granddaughter. Set for the most part within the gossipy community of Pasadena, California, the film follows Sarah Huttinger (Aniston) and her fiancé (Mark Ruffalo) as they travel home for her perky sister's (Mena Suvari) wedding. Having nothing in common with her family, Sarah is intrigued upon learning that she may actually be the secret love child of her deceased mother and Beau Borroughs (Kevin Costner), the man whose affairs with both Sarah's mother and grandmother supposedly inspired Charlie Webb, a classmate and friend of Beau, to write THE GRADUATE. From here, Sarah seeks out Beau, interested in him as a father-like figure and possibly more.

Aniston brings a Rachel-like (FRIENDS) comic vibe to her character, frequently expressing her neuroses by talking to herself out loud in a sitcom-ish style. Costner is plenty capable in his role, but even with Beau's riches and charm, viewers may find it hard to understand why a young woman would embark on a romance with the same man who bedded her mother and grandmother. Reiner's script veers away from the classic romantic comedy formula by keeping Ruffalo's character at the sidelines. Rather, RUMOR HAS IT focuses on one woman's journey towards adulthood, self-realization, and acceptance of her origins via a path that while strange and potentially incestuous, seems to be family tradition.

Description by Warner Home Video:

Rumor Has It
Sarah Huttinger (Jennifer Aniston) is in a fog. She's finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff (Mark Ruffalo), but isn't at all sure that marriage is what she really wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she's looking for (Kevin Costner).

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  • Sales Rank: 66,748
  • UPC: 012569701359
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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