After the death of his wife, Bill (J.K. Simmons) and his 17-year-old son, Wes (Josh Wiggins), move from a small town to a big city for a fresh start. As they begin to adjust to life in the city and seek ways to heal their wounds, they both find comfort in newfound romances. Their lives begin to transform due to the two unique women (Julie Delpy & Odeya Rush), who help them embrace life and love again.
- " Deftly balancing humor and grief, “The Bachelors” is fueled by wonderfully human performances and fully realized characters." – Kimber Myers (Los Angeles Times)
- " Voelker excels at guiding the cast through some complicated emotional territory and maintains strong arcs for each of the principal characters. " – Justin Lowe (Hollywood Reporter)
- " A perfect example of those light American indie dramas that fancy themselves as sophisticated, but in fact have far less value than a good blockbuster. " – Edward Porter (Sunday Times, UK)
- " Desperately struggling to shake off the coming-of-age genre straitjacket, The Bachelors promises early on to be something different. " – Kevin Maher (Times, UK)
- " There's a corny metaphor about cross-country running and the catharsis that comes from pushing through the pain of loss, but strong central performances mean that this is still moving stuff. " – Simran Hans (Observer, UK)