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Hope Springs

After 31 years of matrimony, a middle-aged woman (Meryl Streep) fears the flames of passion have been extinguished between her and her husband (Tommy Lee Jones). But she feels a flicker of hope when she learns about a marriage retreat with a sex counselor (Steve Carell). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: A
Sexual Content: C
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 08 Aug 2012
Video Release: 03 Dec 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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This movie shares the same director as another Meryl Streep film,The Devil Wears Prada. Tommy Lee Jones is better known for his tough guy persona, as seen in Men in Black III and Captain America. And Steve Carell’s character could use some relationship advice in Dan in Real Life.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Hope Springs

Release Date: 4 December 2012

Hope Springs releases to home video with the following bonus extras:

- Director Commentary with David Frankel

- Gag Reel

- Exploring the Scene: Alternate Takes Gallery

- Inside the Perfect Marriage: Meryl Streep & Tommy Lee Jones featurette

Blu-ray Exclusive Special Features Include:

- Four Featurettes: An Intimate Look at Making Hope Springs, An Expert’s Guide to Everlasting Passion, The Doctor Is In: Steve Carell on Dr. Feld and The Passionate Performer

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