The Oath (2018)

The Oath (2018)

The Oath (2018)

Politically charged Thanksgiving dinner comedy written, directed by and starring Ike Barinholtz (Bad Neighbours). Co-stars Girls Trip's Tiffany Haddish.

As the Thanksgiving deadline to sign a loyalty oath to the President approaches, the combination of sparring relatives, Chris’s (Barinholtz) own agitation and the unexpected arrival of two government agents (John Cho and Billy Magnussen) sends an already tense holiday dinner completely off the rails.

2018USA
Comedy
69%
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

Nothing spoils a family gathering quite like politics, and no movie has captured the way such debates can turn ugly quite like Ike Barinholtz's "The Oath"...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Mr. Barinholtz has enough cachet to assemble an excellent cast, although he's not as canny about using it.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

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The movie's dystopia-meets-family-dinner mix feels like it's building to something bigger than the sum of its rants ... and then it doesn't.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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Wants to have its pie and eat it too - lobbing political hand grenades and then running away, refusing to engage in the consequences the scenarios set up.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

The film is often hard to take, offering laughs that are rarely cathartic enough to compensate.

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Variety

Variety

press

Nothing spoils a family gathering quite like politics, and no movie has captured the way such debates can turn ugly quite like Ike Barinholtz's "The Oath"...

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Mr. Barinholtz has enough cachet to assemble an excellent cast, although he's not as canny about using it.

0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

The movie's dystopia-meets-family-dinner mix feels like it's building to something bigger than the sum of its rants ... and then it doesn't.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Wants to have its pie and eat it too - lobbing political hand grenades and then running away, refusing to engage in the consequences the scenarios set up.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

The film is often hard to take, offering laughs that are rarely cathartic enough to compensate.

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