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The Joneses (2009)

R | | Drama | 23 April 2010 (USA)
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A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.

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"The Joneses", a social commentary on our consumerist society. Perfect couple Steve and Kate Jones, and their gorgeous teen-aged children Jenn and Mick, are the envy of their posh, suburban neighborhood filled with McMansions and all the trappings of the upper middle class. Kate is the ultimate trend setter - beautiful, sexy, dressed head-to-toe in designer labels. Steve is the admired successful businessman who has it all: a gorgeous wife, big house and an endless supply of high-tech toys. Jenn and Mick rule their new school as they embody all that is hip and trendy - cool clothes, fast cars and the latest gadgets. But as the neighbors try to keep up with the Joneses, none are prepared for the truth about this all- too perfect family. Written by Publicist

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Some families are too good to be true See more »

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Drama

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

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23 April 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor por contrato  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$509,689 (USA) (16 April 2010)

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$1,474,508 (USA) (9 July 2010)
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Trivia

Real Housewife Kim Zolzeiak is at the party the Joneses hold. See more »

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In the final scene, as the car pulls away on the supposedly empty road at night, you can see the reflection on the front of the car of police light bars coming from off camera. See more »

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[first lines]
Steve Jones: Man, this thing rides smooth!
Kate Jones: It's very nice.
Steve Jones: Yes, it's like riding on the ass of an angel. I mean, I wish I could have sold a crossover like this, I wouldn't have been able to keep them in stock.
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At the beginning of the end credits, the photos of several "icon families" are shown, popping out on a world map. See more »

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Featured in Maltin on Movies: Eat Pray Love (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Charlotte's on Fire
Written by Amanda Butterworth, Michel Nassif and Antoine 'Chab' Chabert (as Antoine Chabert)
Performed by Cocosuma
Courtesy of Minty Fresh Records & Third Side Records
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Very funny, smart, and timely!!!!
29 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at TIFF 2009, and the crowd of 1500 was blown away!!!! Didn't really know much about the story prior, but was psyched to see Salmen Rushdie at premiere. This was pitched as a drama, but there were laughs all the way through. Very cool. The chemistry between Duchovny and Demi was explosive, and Amber Heard was even hotter. Great story, very well told. I highly recommend it to all looking for a smart, funny, biting ride!!!! Like Truman Show meets American Beauty. Great music, cinematography, acting, direction. This is just what America needs!!!! TIFF brochure said it best..."We should start thinking about who we want to be, not what we want to buy". This film will be the subject of water-cooler discussions once it hits theaters.


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