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When attending their son's college graduation, a couple reignite the spark in their relationship...but the complicated fact is they're divorced and he's remarried.

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During his son's college graduation, Jane hooks up with her ex-husband, Jake, who's married to a younger woman. As if being your ex's mistress isn't tough enough, Jane also finds herself drawn to Adam, a smitten architect. Written by Anonymous

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First comes marriage. Then comes divorce. And then... See more »

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Rated R for some drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »

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25 December 2009 (USA)  »

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Untitled Nancy Meyers Project  »

Box Office

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,098,659 (UK) (8 January 2010)

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$112,703,470 (USA) (26 March 2010)
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The film's depiction of recreational marijuana smoking in an innocent manner without consequences is rumored to be the main reason for its R rating by the MPAA. See more »

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After Jake and Jane's second love scene in Jane's house, Jake's hair goes from being messed up and fluffy to combed and gelled in between shots while he is getting dressed. See more »

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Harley: Are you smoking WEED in the guest bathroom?
Jake: Yes we are, and we'd appreciate it if you didn't tell anyone?
Harley: Oh no. Of course not. Just add it to the list.
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Wonderful Romantic Comedy, Best in Years
2 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Almost a ten for me. 53 year old male who prefers romantic comedy to action-adventure. This film had a wit and a appreciate of today's woman that made the film very slice of life for me. Beautiful scenes, hilarious wit and almost slapstick. This film is not for the prudish but is by no means obscene. Just great adult fare and Meryl Streep can now do anything. This year she has been Julia Child, Mamma Mia and now the Other Woman. I'd want her back too. Bravo, Nancy, Bravo.

I have never enjoyed Alec Baldwin, but he was light and funny in this film and the pairing really worked. Steve Martin's role was purposely a little flat but he did underplay things well.

John Krasinski is a true scene-stealer. Like Streep, with just a knowing glance or a facial expression, he causes laughs and audiences will just enjoy him.

Best romantic comedy since Something's Gotta Give. Baldwin is no Nicholson, but this was a better script and Streep has no match.


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