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Smother (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  30 April 2008 (Taiwan)
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After being fired from his job, an everyday guy faces pressure from his wife about having a baby, while having to deal with his suffocating mother, who has decided to move in with the couple.

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What would you do if your mother moved in with you and just wouldn't leave? When NOAH COOPER, 29, is fired from his job as a therapist, he thinks his day can't possibly get worse. When he arrives home his already full house gets even crazier when MARILYN, Noah's overbearing mother arrives with her five dogs in tow needing a place to stay. Comedy ensues as Noah learns to deal with the pressures of finding a job, a wife who desperately wants a baby, and worst of all a mother who won't quit smothering! Written by Anonymous

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Everyone wants to be loved. Just not this much.

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, some drug material and language | See all certifications »

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30 April 2008 (Taiwan)  »

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Casamento em Dose Dupla  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Gene Cooper: I need to talk to your mother right now, Noah.
Noah Cooper: She's staying the night here, so uh, you'll have to talk to her tomorrow.
Marilyn Cooper: Don't bet on it!
[falls to the ground]
Gene Cooper: She just fell didn't she.
Noah Cooper: Yeah.
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Written by Ray Davies
Performed by The Kinks
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Forgettable.
24 June 2008 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Totally forgettable. Specially because of the weak acting. This is the first movie I've seen with Dax Shepard. To my surprise, he's been around since the late 90's. I thought he was a newcomer, since his acting was so bland. I could say the same about Liv Tyler. Although I've seen her do well in other movies, she gave Clare Cooper a strange personality. Liv is not the kind of actress that will give the character a fiery, emotional personality like Diane Keaton would be able to, but it was pretty strange to see her say her lines in whisper mode. It seemed that altogether there simply wasn't a very good chemistry going on between the actors, and I think Diane Keaton sensed that as well. She's a fantastic actress, but seemed just a bit over the top in this movie. It felt like she just wanted to get this movie over as soon as possible. I wouldn't blame her.


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