Shaking the Tree (1991) - Rotten Tomatoes

Shaking the Tree (1991)




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Movie Info

Four twentysomething buddies struggle to achieve maturity. Arye Gross, Gale Hansen. Michael: Doug Savant. Duke: Steven Wilde. Kathleen: Courteney Cox. Michelle: Christina Haag. Directed by Duane Clark.


Doug Savant
as Michael
Courteney Cox
as Kathleen
Dennis Cockrum
as Mr. Bannelli
Nathan Davis
as Grandpa Sullivan
Ron Dean
as Duke's Father
Kristin Messner
as Bridgette
Ned Schmidtke
as Mr. Jack
Maurice Chasse
as Cashier at Stubby's
Dick Sasso
as New Yorker in Van
John Malloy
as Christmas Tree Lot Owner
Eva Quiroz
as Brunette at Bar
Dennis Kelly
as Sully's Father
Louie Lanceloti
as Cab Driver
Terry Moloney
as Barry's Work Buddy
Mik Scriba
as Tony Villanova
Kirk R. Thatcher
as Craps Player
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Critic Reviews for Shaking the Tree

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

If you've nothing else to do, it goes down easily, but don't expect much more.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

The characters and their problems are both so cliched that it makes you wonder if the filmmakers had ever seen a movie before; didn't they realize how stunningly unoriginal, how worn out and overused, this material was?

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 0.5/4 | Full Review…

That Clark's movie isn't livelier, spunkier and more original is truly a shame because the players are all so enjoyable.

January 9, 2007 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A few cliched scenes grate, but one looks forward to seeing what Clark will do next; he shows a welcome determination to make films that illuminate out lives.

January 9, 2002

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