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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  19 September 2014 (USA)
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When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.

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When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. Confronting their history and the frayed states of their relationships among the people who know and love them best, they ultimately reconnect in hysterical and emotionally affecting ways amid the chaos, humor, heartache and redemption that only families can provide-driving us insane even as they remind us of our truest, and often best, selves. Written by Warner Bros.

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Welcome Home. Get Uncomfortable.

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Comedy | Drama

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

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19 September 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hasta que la muerte los juntó  »

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$19,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,558,149 (USA) (19 September 2014)

Gross:

$34,290,142 (USA) (28 November 2014)
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Rose Byrne and Timothy Olyphant who are secondary characters in this film, were both in the series "Damages" (2007-2012) together. Rose Byrne was one of the main characters, Ellen Parsons, and Timothy Olyphant played her love interest, Wes Krulik in 15 episodes. See more »

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As she moves to lie down on the ice with Judd, the back of Penny's shirt is already wet, suggesting previous takes. However, when Judd enters the ice rink, she is practicing a skating routine; it is possible she could have been sweating from the exertion of the workout. See more »

Quotes

Judd Altman: What's the matter with you. Do you ever think before you speak?
Phillip Altman: No, that would take all the fun out of it.
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Fall At Your Feet
Written by Callum Burrows, Nicholas William Atkinson and Charles Westropp
Performed by Saint Raymond
Courtesy of Never Fade Records
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Great, Tropper gives us the perfect film version for his book.
20 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

I would rate this movie an 8 or 9 out of ten because I am part of the target audience. I read the book, Tropper does a great job of translating that to the screen with the right blend of people.

Bateman is fantastic. One reviewer said that everyone is filled with flaws, but I thought the characters seemed extremely real. Imagine a member of your immediate family passing, and then sitting in a house with everyone else in the family for 7 days. Flaws are going to be shown. They will be plenty. This movie is about love. But it is about love for people that matter, even if you forgot who they are. Go see it!


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