When Do We Eat? (2006) - Rotten Tomatoes

When Do We Eat? (2006)



Critic Consensus: A crass, sitcom-ish holiday comedy, When Do We Eat? presents all the over-the-top dysfunctional family hijinks one would expect from the genre.

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This is the story of the world's fastest Passover seder that is anything but. On this night, secrets will be revealed, fantasies fulfilled, barriers broken-down and some food might be consumed. A tough-love dad has to deal with hosting his father who never unpacks, his wife who is intent on creating the perfect Seder, and his children who go out of their way to make the night an adventure. When one of the kids slips Dad a tab of Ecstasy, his visions turn him into a modern day Moses intent on leading this hungry group to the promised land of family forgiveness. Of course, they're all so stubborn, it would be easier to part the Red Sea.

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Michael Lerner
as Ira Stuckman
Lesley Ann Warren
as Peggy Stuckman
Mili Avital
as Vanessa
Dan Bucatinsky
as High Strung Client
Oscar Nunez
as Santa Designer
Vickilyn Reynolds
as Talk Show Host
Victoria Justice
as Young Nikki
Kane Ritchotte
as Young Ethan
Arman Manyan
as Ira as Young Boy
Jeremy Glazer
as Young Artur
Tania Godfrey
as Ira's Mother
Candace Zuchowski
as Ira's Sister
Brandon Waters
as Ira's Brother
Caleb Armstrong
as Ira as a Toddler
Beth Ann Warren
as Young Peggy
Joshua Weinstein
as Ira as Young Man
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Critic Reviews for When Do We Eat?

All Critics (38) | Top Critics (21)

Litvak's movie almost immediately barges across the line separating the comically absurd from the outright obnoxious.

May 5, 2006 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Manages to be broad, mawkish and mean-spirited all at once.

May 5, 2006 | Rating: 1.5/4

A haunting and disturbing film.

May 4, 2006 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

This abrasive Passover comedy-drama is extremely difficult to sit through, and if its makers weren't all Jewish, it would be considered anti-Semitic.

May 4, 2006 | Full Review…

... worth a look.

April 28, 2006 | Rating: B

Oh, what a distasteful film.

April 24, 2006

Audience Reviews for When Do We Eat?

A little overdramatic but there are an interesting mix of stories and it's kinda funny and sweet.

Sunil Jawahir
Sunil Jawahir

Super Reviewer


A light hearted comedy on the Passover Celebration. Everyone can enjoy it if they have the stomach for it...LOL!

Fascade Fiveoneeight
Fascade Fiveoneeight

Super Reviewer

LOVED IT!! A great movie!

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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