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Take Me Home (2011)

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Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.

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In New York City, Thom is broke and jobless, illegally working as a taxi driver just to make some quick cash to try and pay his rent. Claire is a successful business-woman, but personally she's in shambles trying to recover from a bump in her marriage and then comes the phone call that her distant father is in the hospital. Not knowing what to do, Claire hops in Thom's cab and orders him to just drive. And so he does. The duo find themselves in Pennsylvania and make the rash decision to drive across the country. On the road to California, there are many detours, as the obstacles and secrets force them to learn about themselves and each other. Written by napierslogs

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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$379 (USA) (13 April 2012)

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$15,374 (USA) (1 June 2012)
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The travel destination in the plot is Encinitas, CA. Once they arrive however, the location is not Encinitas. See more »

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Claire: Did you ever notice how really lonely men have large DVD collections?
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Written by Josh Caldwell, Keith Waggoner, Parker Brooks, Brian Soika and Robert Bell
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A smart, modern, romantic comedy
28 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is without a doubt one of the best romantic comedies I've seen in a long while, probably because it didn't come out of the Hollywood mill. With interesting, developed characters, a quirky, fun plot and twists that keep your brain alive, Sam Jaeger did a fine job writing a first class screenplay that doesn't rely on sex, animals, excessive profanity or outrageous antics to keep the laughs coming. Instead it relies on the quirks of the human condition, which is infinitely more funny than over-the-top pranks. The perfect date movie, it would rock the box office if it gets a chance, just by word of mouth. At the premier, a man with a kidney stone tried to tough out his pain just to see the end. Who can beat that for an endorsement?


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