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Failing to make it on his own, twenty-seven-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.

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Jim is a young man who, after deciding he can't make it on his own, moves back to his hometown in Indiana -- under his parents' roof. He's saved from his family's dysfunction by a local woman and her son, who sees him as a father figure. Written by Anonymous

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Change your outlook. Change your life.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

16 November 2005 (France)  »

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Conociendo a Jim  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,798 (USA) (24 March 2006)

Gross:

$154,077 (USA) (9 June 2006)
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The movie was filmed in the writer's hometown and the factory is his parents' actual factory. See more »

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Jim: "Dear Mum, I don't know where to start so I'll just begin with the end and work my way back. I came home because I ran out of money and nowhere else to go. If I had any other option I would have taken it. I did not consider having a place to come home to a blessing. Instead, I thought of it as a burden and a symbol of failure. I'm ashamed to admit that growing up I pitied you and what I thought was your naive belief that our dreams could come true, simply by virtue of having them. Because the ...
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not bad
18 April 2006 | by (scotland) – See all my reviews

this movie was pretty good , i enjoyed it. the dry sense of humour in this film will probably not be to everyones taste, but none the less , it does have a few gags in it that even the most cheery folk would laugh at.if you have ever grown up and left home and returned to experience the "small town mentality", then you will probably like this film . I did think the film could have done with an injection of adrenalin half way through as by that point u are kind of mystified as to why the lead character is still depressed. despite this, it was a pretty good attempt and overall it is a feel good film . the only major disappointment was the ending of the movie , which can be predicted after watching the opening ten minutes.i also thought the casting wasn't that great. affleck looks just a little too cool and smug as the lonely Jim , and Tyler plays the same character she seems to play in every other movie i have seen her in (mrs sexy + sensitive) .overall , this movie is not bad , but could have been better.


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