The Oath

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Videos & Photos

  • Official Trailer
  • Trailer 2

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

In a politically divided America, a man struggles to make it through the Thanksgiving holiday without destroying his family.

Cast

  • Ike Barinholtz
  • Tiffany Haddish
  • Nora Dunn
  • Chris Ellis
  • Jon Barinholtz
  • Meredith Hagner
  • Carrie Brownstein
  • Jay Duplass
  • Billy Magnussen
  • John Cho

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • Directorial debut of a feature film for Ike Barinholtz.
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Goofs

  • When Chris and Alice are smoking a joint, they both smoke it like a cigarette. Neither inhales.

Quotes

    • Mason: If it wasn't for people like me, people like YOU would be slaves to people like me.
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Verified Review

I thought it was pretty funny overall!

KM
Katy M
Verified Review
#justokay
#boring
#notmyfave

It does have its funny parts. And I do love the characters in the movie. But it was just Ehhh..

MT
Martha T

Metacritic

50
Sep 26, 2018

Clearly coming from the left but happy to make characters of all political stripes look bad, the film is often hard to take, offering laughs that are rarely cathartic enough to compensate.

Metacritic review by John DeFore
John DeFore
The Hollywood Reporter
70
Sep 26, 2018

The Oath is a film of its time, and that immediacy is both its strength and its downfall.

Metacritic review by William Bibbiani
William Bibbiani
TheWrap