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Due Date (2010)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  5 November 2010 (USA)
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High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.

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In Atlanta on business, straight-laced and overly analytical architect Peter Highman is flying home to Los Angeles and his wife Sarah for the imminent birth of their first child. However, traveling by plane no longer becomes an option when he and a fellow passenger, aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay, are kicked off the plane, which was caused by Ethan's social inappropriateness, due to being generally unaware, exacerbated by Peter's temper at a situation against his sensibilities. Peter, who ends up without money or his suitcase, is forced to accept Ethan's offer of a shared car ride to Los Angeles, Ethan who is looking for his big acting break. For Peter, this partnership is one made in hell, but he feels he has no other choice. Peter obviously wants to take as direct and as quick a route as possible, while he is at Ethan's mercy as the person with the driver's license, car rental and money. They get into one misadventure after another on this trip, with the same issue at each ... Written by Huggo

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Rated R for language, drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,346,089 (UK) (5 November 2010)

Gross:

$100,448,498 (USA) (21 January 2011)
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On Access Hollywood (1996) to promote the film, Robert Downey Jr. said that working on this film was his 'most glorious experience' in all his career. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, the main characters are being dropped at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Georgia. However, the scenes inside the building correspond to LA/Ontario International Airport, in Ontario, California (ONT). See more »

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Peter Highman: I just had the strangest dream. It's Friday. We're at the hospital. But it's not a hospital, it's a, a, a forest of sorts. And I know that because right next to you there's a bear. A grizzly, cooling his feet in a stream. And all of a sudden, you begin to deliver, and I can't get to you. But the bear can. And the next thing I know, he is holding our beautiful baby boy. And here's where it gets odd. Uh, he chews the cord. But, strangely, I'm okay with it. That's gotta be a good sign.
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My Favorite!!
31 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest movies I've ever seen. I've watched it about a dozen times and still laugh my *ss off. In my opinion it blows The Hangover out of the park. The acting is amazing and absolutely ridiculous. Even my mother who gets angry at me for saying 'Oh My God' was crunched over laughing. And just when you think that the two leading actors have solved their problems they have between them... just wait. A non-stop laughcoster filled with ridiculous moments with a generally serious plot in mind. The people who have a problem with this movie confuse me, it's freaking hilarious. If your looking for an hysterical comedy, you've found it.


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