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The Namesake

Action & AdventureDrama13+ (PG-13)20062h 2m
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#11134 Ranked Movie
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The Namesake (2006)

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7.5/10
20,540 Votes
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Action & Adventure Drama Rated: 13+ (PG-13)20062h 2m

After moving from Calcutta to New York, members of the Ganguli family maintain a delicate balancing act between honoring the traditions of their native India and blending into American culture. Although parents Ashoke and Ashima are proud of the sacrifices they make to give their children opportunities, their son Gogol strives to forge his own identity without forgetting his heritage.The Namesake featuring Kal Penn and Tabu is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (20,540 votes).

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#11,134 Ranked Movie

#323 Ranked in New York Movies

#452 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#2402 Ranked in Action & Adventure Movies

The Namesake has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (20,540 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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About The Namesake

The Namesake Overview

After moving from Calcutta to New York, members of the Ganguli family maintain a delicate balancing act between honoring the traditions of their native India and blending into American culture. Although parents Ashoke and Ashima are proud of the sacrifices they make to give their children opportunities, their son Gogol strives to forge his own identity without forgetting his heritage.

Age rating: 13+ (PG-13)
Runtime: 2h 2m

Extra Information

Related Genres: Action & AdventureDrama
Country of origin: IndiaAmerica
Original Release Date: Sep 2, 2006
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