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Running with Scissors (2006)

Running with Scissors
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(318 ratings)
6.2 IMDB rating

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Annette Bening

Annette Bening

Deirdre Burroughs
Brian Cox

Brian Cox

Dr. Finch
Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes

Neil Bookman
Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood

Natalie Finch
Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

Norman Burroughs
Joseph Cross

Joseph Cross

Augusten Burroughs
Jill Clayburgh

Jill Clayburgh

Agnes Finch
Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow

Hope Finch


Written by
Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy

(screenplay)


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how much is biographical...

8 years, 4 months ago at Apr 28 3:59
2 votes
Apparently this film is based on the life of Augusten Burroughs, the author of the book "Running with Scissors". While I was not interested in the book, the movie was certainly enjoyable, but how much of it is really biographical... As Olivia says, it is "so unbelievable and yet so real". Some situations will make you laugh, and others you will simply be stunned! I took it as a comedy, but I'm... read more

Running with Scissors

7 years, 11 months ago at Sep 13 17:15
1 vote
I really liked this movie. It is completely bizarre in a really enjoyable way. Annette Bening does an excellent job in her role, as do the other actors...but she stands out just a bit more than the others.

A movie you can laugh at, but which also has its sadder, more serious moments, this is a good film.

Umm...

7 years, 9 months ago at Nov 27 14:47
1 vote
Well, basically...it just didn't work for me.

I usually like zany strange offbeat movies (Eternal Sunshine, Garden State, Lost in Translation), but this one just went a bit overboard.

There were definitely some cool moments in it, but I thought overall it just, wasn't really a story I could get in to. I couldn't relate to any of the characters really at all, and I co... read more
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Description: Tthe hilarious and poignant feature film based on the personal memoirs of Augusten Burroughs. Growing up in the 1970's, young Augusten (Joseph Cross) was living a middle-class existence with an alcoholic father (Alec Baldwin) and a bipolar mother (Annette Bening), an unpublished poet with delusions of becoming famous. When his parents ... (more)
Release date: 27 October 2006
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