As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
Friendless Peter Klaven goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But when his insta-bond with his new B.F.F. puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancée, can the trio learn to live happily ever after?
An asteroid named "Matilda" is on a collision course towards Earth and in three weeks the world will come to an absolute end. What would you do if your life and the world were doomed? One man decides to spend his time searching for his long lost love from high school during the coming catastrophe. Written by
Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)
The story of an "unexpected romance blossoming between two strangers while on an impromptu road trip" is familiar territory for Director Lorene Scafaria, as that was the premise of her previous screenplay, "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist". See more »
When Dodge's dad's plane flies away the lights are shown as red on the left and green on the right. The red and green navigation lights for boats and aircraft only shine forward. There is a single white light you see if you are looking at a boat or airplane that is facing away from you. The only way you could see the red light on the left and green on the right is if the plane was flying toward you and it was inverted (upside down). There is also a red light in the middle which is supposed to be the rotating beacon. The rotating beacon is steady (not blinking as it rotates around), but you could argue that it is just broken. See more »
How did you learn to cook like this?
I watched everything my mum did, and did the exact opposite.
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Steve Carell plays once again a serious role of a depressed guy as he did in Little Miss Sunshine, this time with a good reason, the world is about to end. Which means that he doesn't goof around as he usually does in most of his movies, in fact Keira Knightly does more funny faces than him.
This is more of a romantic movie than a comedy, it felt like they wanted to make another Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind or Broken Flowers where a famous comedian is so sad that you want to poke him and ask why he is so sad and in comes this lovely hot girl and says let's put a smile on that face, but in my opinion they failed since it lacked that magic. Why didn't it work this time? Because I was extremely annoyed by Keira's character, maybe because I'm recovering from her recent Freud and Jung movie, and Carell didn't impress me either, in fact their relationship seems rushed and came out of the blue with zero chemistry. They're no Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet. In the beginning Carrel dates Melanie Lynskey who is portrayed as weird, but since Keira's character is also weird I don't see why the main character ditches her in favor for the smaller more fitter actress.
This movie should either have had actors with better chemistry or went straight towards the comedy root and parodied every end of the world movie out there.
As it is, this just feels more like an awkward movie that I don't really feel like seeing again.
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