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Military Wives (2020)

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Critic Consensus: Like a favorite song you know by heart, Military Wives offers few surprises -- but its pleasures are no less formidable for their familiarity.

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Military Wives centers on a group of women from different backgrounds whose partners are away serving in Afghanistan. Faced with their loved ones' absences, they come together to form the very first military wives choir, helping each other through some of life's most difficult moments, and quickly find themselves on an international stage. Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty) directs Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan in this feel-good crowd-pleaser inspired by true events.

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Greg Wise
as Richard
Colin Mace
as Brigadier Groves
Sophie Dix
as Beatrice
Teresa Mahoney
as Herself - Choir
Mike Capozzola
as Shopping Channel Host
Davina Moon
as Choir Member
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All Critics (108) | Top Critics (21)

It'll have you in your feelings, but this is still great entertainment that doesn't try to push too hard...

June 23, 2020 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Military Wives absolutely succeeds in what it sets out to do - which is, admittedly, not a particularly grand ambition, but that doesn't mean it's not a mark worth hitting.

May 23, 2020 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan do their best to elevate Military Wives from a simple tune to a symphony, but the notes just aren't there on the page.

May 22, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

No surprises await, but the performances by Scott Thomas, Horgan and company and some pleasant harmonizing make "Military Wives" palatable Memorial Day weekend viewing.

May 22, 2020 | Full Review…

Though deeply reliant on formula and wrapped in a blanket of bland, this crowdpleaser about a choir of solders wives squeaks past the rough spots thanks to the acting alchemy of Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan

May 21, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

There is so little surprise here, and so little effort into at least maintaining the façade of invention, that you might as just well sit down and write the narrative beats yourself.

May 21, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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