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Jeff, Who Lives at Home -- 30-year-old slacker (Jason Segel) finds his true destiny as he helps his brother (Ed Helms) stalk his possibly cheating wife in this offbeat comedy about fate and family.
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Jeff, Who Lives at Home -- Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might finally discover his destiny when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.


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The first step to finding your destiny is leaving your mother's basement.
Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Funny comedy that proves life is tough, but when you get out of your shell you discover! See more (110 total) »


  (in credits order)

Jason Segel ... Jeff

Ed Helms ... Pat

Susan Sarandon ... Sharon

Judy Greer ... Linda

Rae Dawn Chong ... Carol

Steve Zissis ... Steve

Evan Ross ... Kevin

Benjamin Brant Bickham ... TV Pitchman
Lee Nguyen ... Clerk

Tim J. Smith ... Guard

Ernest James ... Guard

David Kency ... Teammate
Raion Hill ... Thug
Zac Cino ... Gil

Lance E. Nichols ... Elderly Man / Phone (O.S.)

Carol Sutton ... Elderly Woman

Joe Chrest ... Paul

Katie Aselton ... Hostess

J.D. Evermore ... Waiter

John Neisler ... Kevin Kandy Employee

Matt Malloy ... Barry

Ian Hoch ... Bartender

Robert Larriviere ... Manager

Jesse Moore ... Taxi Driver

Scotty Whitehurst ... Teen Driver

Wally Crowder ... Fisherman

Carol Jean Wells ... Younger Girl (as Carol Wells)
Savanna Kinchen ... Older Girl

Eddie Matthews ... Father

Jennifer Lafleur ... TV Announcer

Deneen Tyler ... Woman Calling the Police (as Deneen D. Tyler)

Randall Kamm ... Field Reporter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tammi Arender ... Newscaster (uncredited)

Scheryl W Brown ... Bistro Patron (uncredited)

Geraldine Glenn ... Office Worker (uncredited)
Emily D. Haley ... Office Worker (uncredited)
Kassidy Ison ... Little Girl with Afro Puffs (uncredited)
Rahsaana Ison ... Parent in arcade (uncredited)
Jacquelyn Twodat Jackson ... Bank employee (uncredited)

Joy Kate Lawson ... Child - Birthday and Video Arcade (uncredited)

Laurie Lee ... Mother (uncredited)

Lisa Mackel Smith ... Businesswoman (uncredited)
Lauren Rae Sullivan ... Driver (uncredited)
Cindy Williamson ... Office Worker (uncredited)

Directed by
Jay Duplass 
Mark Duplass 
Writing credits
Jay Duplass (written by) &
Mark Duplass (written by)

Produced by
Bob Dohrmann .... line producer (as Robert J. Dohrmann)
Helen Estabrook .... executive producer
Lianne Halfon .... producer
Stephanie Langhoff .... associate producer
Jill Rachel Morris .... co-producer
Steven Rales .... executive producer
Jason Reitman .... producer
Russell Smith .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Andrews 
Cinematography by
Jas Shelton (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jay Deuby 
Casting by
Terri Taylor (uncredited)
Production Design by
Chris L. Spellman  (as Chris Spellman)
Set Decoration by
Michelle Marchand II  (as Michelle Marchand)
Costume Design by
Meagan McLaughlin 
Makeup Department
Ma Kalaadevi Ananda .... makeup artist: Ms. Sarandon (as Marilyn Carbone)
Samantha M. Capps .... key makeup artist (as Samantha Capps)
Adam Gaeta .... key hair stylist
Sherri B. Hamilton .... additional hair stylist (as Sherri Hamilton)
Robin Mathews .... makeup department head
Frances Mathias .... hair stylist: Ms. Sarandon
Remi Savva .... additional makeup artist
Tony Ward .... hair department head
Production Management
Bob Dohrmann .... unit production manager (as Robert J. Dohrmann)
J.M. Logan .... post-production supervisor
Jen Wall .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cas Donovan .... first assistant director
Zack Kibbee .... second second assistant director (as Zachary Kibbee)
Richard Oswald .... second assistant director
Angie Read .... dga trainee
Art Department
Brian Babineaux .... set painter
Alexandra Capps .... props
Randall S. Coe .... construction coordinator (as Randy Coe)
David P. Gagneaux .... carpenter
Caleb Guillotte .... art department coordinator
Anthony J. Henderson .... scenic
Alexander Lasseigne III .... set dresser (as Andy Lasseigne)
Leo Lauricella .... construction foreman
Luci Leary .... property master
Mary Miller .... set painter
Mariah Mills .... buyer
Hubert T. Mitchell .... propmaker foreman (as Hubert Mitchell)
Danny Nick .... leadman
Eric Patrick .... storyboard artist
Joseph Pipes .... assistant property master (as Joey Pipes)
Paul Pitalo .... set dresser
Andrew Preen .... set dresser
Sian C. Sanzone .... lead scenic
Mike Scherschel .... on-set dresser
Michelle C. Harmon .... set designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
Julie Altus .... adr recordist: Todd-AO Hollywood
Joe Barnett .... re-recording mixer: Todd-AO Burbank
Kyle Billingsley .... foley mixer
Richard Bullock Jr. .... boom operator (as Rich Bullock)
Rene Defrancesch .... sound utility
Robert Deschaine .... adr mixer: Todd-AO Hollywood
Rickley W. Dumm .... sound editor
Richard Dwan Jr. .... sound editor (as Richard Dwan)
Phil Lee .... re-recording engineer: Todd-AO Burbank
Cynthia Merrill .... foley artist
Trevor Metz .... foley editor
Trevor Metz .... sound editor
Art Murphy .... adr mixer: Indiefair Digital Arts
Nick Neutra .... foley supervisor
Scott Orlosk .... adr mixer: Indiefair Digital Arts
Perry Robertson .... supervising sound editor
Scott Sanders .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Sanders .... supervising sound editor
Robert Sharman .... sound mixer
Dean St. John .... adr mixer: Todd-AO Hollywood
Tami Treadwell .... adr recordist: Todd-AO Hollywood
Noel Vought .... foley artist
Mathew Waters .... re-recording mixer: Todd-AO Burbank
Kevin Zimmerman .... co-supervising sound editor (as Kevin A. Zimmerman)
Steve Bartkowicz .... sound re-recording engineer (uncredited)
David Raines .... additional sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
James R. Bilz .... special effects (as Jim Bilz)
Jeff Brink .... special effects coordinator
Guy Clayton Jr. .... special effects coordinator (as Guy Clayton)
Charlie Simunik .... special effects foreman (as Charles R. Simunek)
Kevin Harber .... special effects crew (uncredited)
Kip Taylor .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Gray G. Haddock .... compositor/roto artist: ZaneFX (as Gray C. Haddock)
R. Zane Rutledge .... visual effects supervisor: ZaneFX
Tom Akos .... stunts
Jay Amor .... stunts
Gary Baxley .... stunts
Hunter Baxley .... stunts
Tim Bell .... stunts
Chick Bernhard .... stunts (as Chick Bernhardt)
Rosie Bernhard .... stunts
Todd Bryant .... stunts
Thomas 'Bo' Bryson .... stunts (as Thomas Bryson)
Joe Bucaro III .... stunt double: Jason Segel (as Joe Bucaro)
Wally Crowder .... stunts
Ernest Eubanks .... stunts
Chris J. Fanguy .... stunts (as Chris Fanguy)
Paul Fraser .... safety diver
Lex D. Geddings .... stunts (as Lex Gedding)
Thirl Haston .... stunts
Scott Helgert .... stunt performer
Raion Hill .... stunts
Steve Petit .... stunts (as Stephen M. Petit Jr.)
Steven Ritzi .... stunt coordinator (as Steve Ritzi)
Steven Ritzi .... stunt double (as Steve Ritzi)
Ross Morgan Ruben .... stunts (as Ross Ruben)
Eddie Shinstine .... stunts
Hubert Tyndal .... stunts
Durk Tyndall .... stunts
Eric VanArsdale .... water safety
John Zimmerman .... stunts
Charlie S Brown .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Edward J. Clare .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Elton LeBlanc .... precision driver (uncredited)
Eddie Matthews .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Ross Morgan Ruben .... stunt double: Ed Helms (uncredited)
Tim J. Smith .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Grayson Austin .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jacob Borck .... lamp operator
Channing Brenholtz .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Toronto
Victor Brunette .... 24 frame video operator
Wesley Bryant .... rigging best boy (as Wesley M. Bryant)
Tod Campbell .... camera operator: "a" camera
Jarrid Clinkinbeard .... lamp operator
David Dowell .... additional first assistant camera
Jay Duplass .... camera operator
Hilary Bronwyn Gayle .... still photographer (as Hilary Bronwyn-Gayle)
Gonzalo Gonzalez .... best boy electric (as Gonzalo 'Gonzo' Gonzales)
Brad Heiner .... key grip
Penelope Helmer .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Charles 'Tom' Hinson .... key rigging grip (as Charles T. Hinson)
Michael D. Kennedy .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (as Michael Kennedy)
Corey Kirkling .... grip
Rick Lamb .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Kiya Maggio .... rigging best boy
Allen Parks .... gaffer
Daniel Rector .... rigging grip (as Daniel J. Rector)
James Allen Sheppard .... video playback (as James Sheppard)
Michael L. Smith .... best boy grip (as Mike Smith)
Kyle Spicer .... digital imaging technician/red technician
Ricki Sylvester Jr. .... grip
Aaron Toups .... grip
Reuben Wilder .... key rigging gaffer
Giovanni Bommarito .... grip (uncredited)
Chris Burke .... key camera utility (uncredited)
Carter Lee Garrett .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Rick Lamb .... additional camera operator (uncredited)
David J. Lukinovich Jr. .... electrician (uncredited)
Richard Ramee .... grip (uncredited)
Animation Department
Theo Alexopoulos .... animator
Casting Department
Candi Brooks .... casting assistant: Louisiana
Elizabeth Coulon .... casting: Louisiana
Megan Staab .... background casting
Melissa Vaccaro .... casting assistant: Louisiana
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice casting (uncredited)
John McAlary .... casting associate (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Patricia Gorman .... set costumer
Ashley Martin .... costume supervisor
Ashlie Philastre .... set costumer
Kasey Bazil Young .... key costumer (as Kasey Bazil)
Editorial Department
Philip Beckner .... digital intermediate editor (as Phil Beckner)
John Daro .... digital intermediate colorist
Jon Fletcher .... assistant editor
Robin Hardy .... editorial production assistant
Jochen Kunstler .... editorial consultant: Mac
Paul Lavoie .... digital intermediate producer
Jacob Vaughan .... assistant editor
Mathieu Reid .... color timer (uncredited)
Music Department
Michael Andrews .... score producer
Stephen Kaye .... score mixer
Stephen Kaye .... score recordist
Anne Litt .... music consultant
Marguerite Phillips .... music supervisor
Manish Raval .... music editor
Transportation Department
Cesar Angobaldo .... transportation captain
'Bus' Bill Barillaro .... picture car specialist
Brian Callahan .... transportation captain
Doug Dovichi .... transportation coordinator
Morris Aroesti .... driver (uncredited)
Sal Carrubba .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Pauline Sissie Franklin .... driver (uncredited)
Gregory 'Stepper' Jones .... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)
Deborah Muscarello .... driver (uncredited)
Miguel Swift .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
John Arbuckle .... water safety/dive support
Heather Babineaux .... craft service
Gillian Brown .... assistant: Ms. Halfon
Donnie Brzuska .... military advisor (as Chief Petty Officer Donnie Brzuska)
Joseph Bunting .... executive: Indian Paintbrush (as Joe Bunting)
Sean Carroll .... military advisor (as Commander Sean Carroll)
Sam Cespedes .... office production assistant
Lauren Claret .... accounting clerk
Linda Colangelo .... unit publicist
John R.C. Davis .... production coordinator
Alexis Deane .... assistant: Mr. Reitman
Adam Draves .... assistant: Ms. Morris, Indian Paintbrush
Kyle Fried .... assistant: Ms. Sarandon
Tara Galvin .... assistant: Mr. Wettstein, Indian Paintbrush
Jessie Garig .... craft service
Matthew Goodwin .... key set production assistant
Casey Grabowski .... insurance broker: DeWitt Stern Group
Doug Hall .... assistant: Mr. Smith
Patrick Hall .... set production assistant
Haley Hanson .... assistant: Mr. McPartlin, Indian Paintbrush
McCall Hardy .... office production assistant
Logan Howcott .... assistant: Mr. Segel
Mary Jasionowski .... production accountant
Ashley Kravitz .... clearances
Lisa Latter .... assistant location manager
Sue-Dee Lazzerini .... studio teacher (as Sue Dee Lazzerini)
Jenny Lee .... title designer: main and end titles
Andrew Lewis .... assistant: Ms. Estabrook
Tara Linn .... location department assistant
Brian A. Litman .... assistant post-production accountant
Peter A. Marshall .... insurance broker: DeWitt Stern Group
Mickey Mayerson .... legal services: Loeb & Loeb
Holly McGreevy .... first assistant accountant
Peter McPartlin .... business affairs executive: Indian Paintbrush
Mark Miller .... payroll accountant
Satin Mitchell .... stand-in
Susan Muir .... completion bond: Film Finances
Shena Mullins .... office production assistant
Stacie O'Beirne .... insurance broker: DeWitt Stern Group
Matt O'Connor .... assistant marine coordinator
Patrick O'Connor .... set production assistant
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney
Wes Rossi .... location department assistant
Adam Ryan .... set medic
Amy Sanderson .... script supervisor
Sandra Schilling .... assistant: Mr. Rales, Indian Paintbrush (as Sandra K. Schilling)
Dee Schuka .... post-production accountant: Trevanna Post
Brielyn Sexeny .... set production assistant
Gareth Smith .... title designer: main and end titles
Alex Taylor .... assistant: Mr. Helms
Sonia V. Torres .... set production assistant (as Sonia Torres)
Kara Van Abeele .... production executive: Indian Paintbrush
Lauren Von Huene .... assistant production office coordinator (as Lauren VonHuene)
Toni Weick .... set production assistant
Deborah Wettstein .... finance executive: Indian Paintbrush
J. Wilfrid White .... marine coordinator
Wise Wolfe .... location manager (as Wise Wolfe IV)
Kristen Yi .... controller: Indian Paintbrush
Stephen Zager .... legal services: Loeb & Loeb
Jane Ziegler .... assistant production coordinator
James Brooke .... production services (uncredited)
Durado D. Brooks Jr. .... production assistant (uncredited)
Benton Collinsworth .... key set production assistant (uncredited)
Matthew Ford .... additional medic (uncredited)
Charlie French .... locations (uncredited)
David Margulis .... location scout (uncredited)
Patrick Mizell .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Derek A. Schwebel .... craft service assistant (uncredited)
Caroline Seale .... location scout (uncredited)
Brandon Sines .... project manager: mastering (uncredited)
Alexander B. Williams .... additional craft service (uncredited)

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Rated R for language including sexual references and some drug use
83 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Australia:MA15+ | Canada:14A (Alberta/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:PG (British Columbia) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Germany:6 | Germany:12 | Germany:6 (f) | Ireland:15A | Malaysia:18 | Netherlands:12 | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:15 (re-rating) (2013) | South Korea:18 (original rating) (2012) | Sweden:11 (DVD rating) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #46613)
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Did You Know?

Directors Jay and Mark Duplass claim to have cried through the entire premiere of this film.See more »
Continuity: Near the end of the film Jeff is seen putting a blanket around his mother to comfort her and in the very next shot she is not wearing it.See more »
[first lines]
Jeff:I watched "Signs" again last night.
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Two PrincesSee more »


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30 out of 52 people found the following review useful.
Funny comedy that proves life is tough, but when you get out of your shell you discover!, 1 April 2012
Author: Danny Blankenship from Petersburg, Virginia

This is another one of those independent films that will touch you and you will cheer for it because it's not only heart touching and warming it provides plenty of laughs along the way it's message and central theme proves that one can discover life and make a connected difference even when one is sheltered. And the cast and chemistry is well shown as "Jeff Who Lives at Home" features veteran Susan Sarandon and up and coming stars Ed Helms and Jason Segel and the work of all blend well into a good picture.

Set in Louisiana it follows the life one day of Jeff a 30 year old live at home slacker stoner who doesn't have a job and beat it all he lives like the crypt keeper as he stays in the basement! The only thing keeping him going is his stash and TV watching and thinking about the world in the strangest ways only this slightly changes some when he meets up with his cocky and business type older brother Pat(Ed Helms)and Pat now suspects that wife Linda(Judy Greer)is having an affair. Aside from that the hard working mom of Pat and Jeff Sharon(Susan Sarandon)finds an unexpected and crazy surprise at work with her boss Carol(sexy 80's screen siren Rae Dawn Chong).

Thru it all this film showcases that a lot can occur in the lives of people during a day, some of it is just unexpected and crazy still it proves life is complex and a struggle and still love and happiness is possible. Most rewarding is seeing how in the film's end a sheltered character like Jeff can become a hero that shows life in some shape and form can be rewarding for all if you just come out explore, discover and take risk. Overall good film about the struggles of life, family, relationships and it shows life takes unexpected twist and turns.

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