Overall Rank: 3401
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 46
Theatrical Release Date: 12/02/2005
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Duncan Tucker
Actors: Felicity Huffman, Danny Burstein, Andrea James, Kevin Zegers, Maurice Orozco, Elizabeth Peña
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The Movie Man - wrote on 05/23/2009
Transamerica is a highly overrated movie. This film is good for it's Good Direction and It's good acting, but suffers from lazy writing and slow pacing. Felicity Huffman is good and convincing as a woman(in real life), playing a man becoming a woman. Kevin Zegers is always good as the son she didn't know she had. The movie has many pointless scenes that leave questions to be answered, thus making the movie un-enjoyable and causes the bordem to start very early on. The acting alone, is the only reason that anyone should see this movie.
goodfellamike - wrote on 10/27/2008
Felicity Huffman's sympathetic performance as the transgendered Bree uplifts this tedious road trip drama that throws in every cliche imaginable; Fionnula Flannagan is in over-the-top mode. Final Grade: C+
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Snake Sugarbaker - wrote on 12/12/2009
Transamerica—despite the buzz surrounding it—isn't so much a "transsexual movie" as it is something far less innovative: a road movie. It's simply more devoted to the road movie formula—that of two misfits squabbling in a jalopy at the onset of a cross-country trip, who come to love one another somewhere close to the destination—than to what it likes to think of itself as, which is a substantial story about a dude who wants to be a chick.
Played by Felicity Huffman, "Stillgottadick" Bree (once Stanley) is a loner in Los Angeles who claims her psychiatrist (Elizabeth Peña) as her closest friend and is inches away from her final reassignment surgery. But then Bree gets an unexpected phone call from Toby (Kevin Zegers), an 18-year-old who claims to be Stanley's son; in a …
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