Overall Rank: 7738
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 49
Theatrical Release Date: 05/06/2011
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 08/23/2011
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Jodie Foster
Actors: Mel Gibson, Anton Yelchin, Jodie Foster, Jennifer Lawrence, Riley Thomas Stewart, Michelle Ang
Plot: A man that is suffering from a troubled home and work life decides to communicate only through a beaver hand puppet. -- Chris Kavan
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Amy - wrote on 05/21/2017
Probably the highest praise I can give it is that it wasn't as dreadful as it sounds from the premise. A lot of good performances, but couldn't anyone find a better use for these actors?
Snoogans - wrote on 01/12/2012
Unique and interesting portrayal of how a depressed man and his family cope with his illness. A good drama that handles the material in a positive way and is acted convincingly by Gibson.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 01/01/2012
Meredith (Foster) let’s his husband, Walter Black (Gibson) is a miserable CEO of a toy company, out of their home. Walter gets a beaver puppet from a trash bin and suddenly his life is transformed. The Beaver takes over the company and introduces himself to everyone as “The Beaver.” Porter is not happy when his father goes back because of their strenuous relationship. Porter and Henry get close, he gets caught for vandalism. Jerry Co. becomes on top. Two things standout, a sensational performance from Mel Gibson and delightful direction from Jodie Foster. Its plot maybe unbelievable but the screenplay was effective. Had a few good lines from the picture: The Beaver/Walter – “Everybody needs a friend Walter.” “I’m not a puppet. I’m real.” “You just keep …
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