Best Romantic Movies

Freeheld (2015)

PG-13103 Minutes2 Oct, 2015

Plot - A New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester leads a battle against the authorities to secure her pension benefits for her partner Stacie after Laurel is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Peter Sollett

Ellen Page, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, James D. Stern, Cynthia Wade

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Romance,

Rating

IMDB6.5/10
Metascore50/100
Rotten Tomatoes48%

"Freeheld Movie" Story

Based on a true story, Freeheld is a romantic drama about a lesbian couple who voice for the LGBT rights regarding securing pension benefits for their registered partner. Following her terminal cancer diagnosis, Laurel Hester, a NJ police lieutenant battles to have her pension reimbursement go in her partner’s name.

"Freeheld Movie" Trailer & Video

Movie Details

USA

English


Hans Zimmer, Johnny Marr

Summit Entertainment

Maryse Alberti

New York

Awards & Nominations Won by "Freeheld Movie"

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2016

Nominated
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Grownup Love Story
Julianne Moore 
Ellen Page 

Adelaide Film Festival 2015

Nominated
Foxtel Movies International Award
Best Feature
Peter Sollett 

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2016

Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love Interest
Julianne Moore 
Ellen Page 

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2016

Nominated
Dorian Award
LGBTQ Film of the Year

GLAAD Media Awards 2016

Nominated
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Film - Wide Release

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2015

Won
Sebastiane Award
Best Film
Peter Sollett 
Nominated
Golden Seashell
Best Film
Peter Sollett 

Box Office Earning of "Freeheld"

Budget : $7,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend : $37,983 (USA)

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