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The Squid and the Whale

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7.3/10
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Comedy Independent 
Rated: 18+ (R)20051h 21mOn: Free Services Netflix Prime Video Tags: New York Mature Country: America

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.The Squid and the Whale featuring Jeff Daniels and Laura Linney is streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, free on Tubi, and 7 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 92% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (75,159 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#898 Ranked Movie

#4 Ranked in Independent Movies

#44 Ranked in New York Movies

#72 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

The Squid and the Whale has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 92% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (75,159 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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