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My Best Friend's Wife (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  23 October 2001 (USA)
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Two friends are about to learn that they are "Grownups."

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Claire Richards
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Chuck
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Mrs. Epstein
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Mr. Epstein
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Vinney
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Jackson
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Ruby (as Juliette Alexander)
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The late '70s. Vietnam has ended. Watergate has come and gone. Women are burning their bras. The Fonz and Charlies Angels are everywhere. Teens are borrowing the family car to drive to Manhattan with hopes of being picked to enter Studio 54. It is a time of freedom. A time of experimentation. A time where all fantasies can come true - Unfortunately, it is no longer the '70s. How has the "excitement" of the 70's turned into the "blandness" of today? That is the question that plagues Steve Richards and Eric Meyer in the comedy "Grownups." Steve and Eric are average guys living average lives with their average wives in the small suburban town of Freehold, New Jersey. Having been born, raised, and schooled in the Garden State, they are now, in their early 30's, starting to realize that something is lacking in their lives. It's not that their lives are not turning out as expected - it's that they're turning out EXACTLY as expected. Both they and their wives Ami and Claire are dealing with ... Written by Mitch Galane and Doug Finelli

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Rated R for language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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23 October 2001 (USA)  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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All of the sons of Red Flannel's owners appear in the office scenes as workers. See more »

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Eric Meyer: [when accused of sitting while peeing] It's good for your prostate.
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Just fine
28 April 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film, and it did actually make me think about relationships, specifically monogamy and such. The writing and direction are clever at times, and the performances are uniformly efficient at telling the story. That's the best and worst I can say about it, meaning nothing was really stand-out, but nothing was *wrong* per se, either.


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