The Family Stone is a movie created by Thomas Bezucha in 2005 about a close knit family that shares the experience of meeting their oldest son's new girlfriend over the holidays. This movie has a full cast of actors that haven been producing films for the past ten years including, Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Keaton, Luke Wilson, Dermot Mulroney and Craig T. Wilson each playing a special role in this film. Each actor plays their part in way where it's relatable to everyone in your own family!
The story begins by traveling home to meet the boyfriend's parents, but when they disapprove of the uptight business women their son's brought home things don't go as planned. When the son mentions his plan of proposing to his new found girlfriend, lets say it doesn't go the way he imagined. When Meridith, Jessica Parker's character, brings her sister to the holiday celebration for support after being attacked by Rachel McAdams character, Amy, the family instantly loves her. Now Meridith even more upset and confused about her future in-laws and leaves the home with the screw up son, Luke Wilson and gets drunk on Christmas Eve! Diane Keaton did a great job portraying the sick mother who doesn't think her son is making the right decision. This story line just grows into something you have not seen before in a holiday movie. Not hard to say the plot of this movie will keep you intrigued and on your toes.
The story line has everything you need in a good holiday film for the family. If you like drama, humor and a unpredictable ending this movie delivers. The Family stone is relate able and has the cast to pull off such a dynamic story line. This is a happy tear jerking movie for the whole family!