Top 5000
Down 594 this week

Due Date (2010)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  5 November 2010 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 259,479 users   Metascore: 51/100
Reviews: 281 user | 305 critic | 39 from

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.



(screenplay), (screenplay), 4 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video


Celebrate IMDb's 25th Anniversary with Photos We Love

IMDb turns a classy 25 on October 17! To celebrate, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite movie, TV, and event photos from the last 25 years.

See the Photos We Love

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 08 Mar 2011
a list of 47 titles
created 23 Oct 2011
a list of 36 titles
created 09 Jan 2013
a list of 28 titles
created 17 Jun 2013
a list of 26 titles
created 27 Jul 2014

Related Items

Search for "Due Date" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Due Date (2010)

Due Date (2010) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Due Date.

User Polls

6 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry.

Director: Todd Phillips
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms
The Hangover (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.

Director: Todd Phillips
Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When one of their own is kidnapped by an angry gangster, the Wolf Pack must track down Mr. Chow, who has escaped from prison and is on the lam.

Director: Todd Phillips
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness.

Director: Seth Gordon
Stars: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis
Ted (2012)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

From the creator of Family Guy comes a movie about John Bennett, whose wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true. Now, John must decide between keeping the relationship with the teddy bear or his girlfriend, Lori.

Director: Seth MacFarlane
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Director: Ben Stiller
Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Director: Guy Ritchie
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops whom they idolize -- only things don't quite go as planned.

Director: Adam McKay
Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

Director: Judd Apatow
Stars: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.

Director: Guy Ritchie
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris


Cast overview, first billed only:
Jakob Ulrich ...
Naiia Ulrich ...
Airport X-Ray (as Sharon Morris)


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Leave Your Comfort Zone See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:






Release Date:

5 November 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Todo un parto  »

Box Office


$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,346,089 (UK) (5 November 2010)


$100,448,498 (USA) (21 January 2011)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

| |


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


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 »


Ethan tells Peter that he is 23 years old in the beginning of the movie. This was after Ethan had rented the car. You almost always have to be at least 25 years of age to rent a car, making an already very unbelievable lie even more unbelievable. See more »


[first lines]
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.
See more »


Amazing Grace
Written by John Newton
Arranged by Rod Stewart and Sam Mitchell
Performed by Rod Stewart
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Uneven, light on laughs, mawkish in places
15 November 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I found this an uneven film, which relied on large wacky set pieces set alongside very serious (bordering on mawkish) emotional moments making for an awkward stop-start feel. Some plot points didn't go anywhere and others had nowhere near the possible comic payoff you were expecting.

Personally I found the film lacked a certain energy, in between the large plot points there is very little funny dialogue or character development which ultimately what makes a road movie like this work.

Robert Downey Jnr. plays the neurotic straight man up to 11, but often this leads to him going borderline psychotic, while Zach Galifianakis is seemingly a dozen 'wacky' characters you've seen before all rolled into one. It certainly makes for an odd couple but not the best.

Its hardly a terrible film but it doesn't flow and feels almost like a first draft. I tried to ignore the unrealistic elements and plot holes but there's quite a few. This was disappointing more than anything as the Hangover managed to balance the off-the-wall elements well for comic effect, here however it just left me unfulfilled.

92 of 179 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Re; Terrible Father kelly-pyzer
I walked out and got a refund.. bfortuna2003
Robert Downey Jr.. meltdownspecies
What's your favorite Funny scene? laceb
Is Ethan gay? ImaginarenLicht
Part That Makes No Sense guiltybart32
Discuss Due Date (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page