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Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  14 March 2014 (USA)
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A strait-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.

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A strait-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder. Written by Occupant Films

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Happiness has no formula.

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Comedy | Drama

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14 March 2014 (USA)  »

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Blonde sur ordonnance  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,337 (USA) (21 March 2014)

Gross:

$72,273 (USA) (21 March 2014)
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Judi Dench was originally going to narrate the movie before she dropped out and Jane Fonda was cast. See more »

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[first lines]
Jane Fonda: [narrating] Ya can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.19 (2014) See more »

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Good flick!
2 June 2014 | by (Planet Earth) – See all my reviews

Well, I enjoyed this one thoroughly. One, there was rarely a boring moment, it didn't give me enough time to ponder about what next? Two, the performances by both Sam and Olivia were convincing and enjoyable, especially Sam. Once in a while what one needs is pure entertainment(not nonsensical though!) and this one provides the right thrills and entertainment in one go. Olivia Wilde is exactly that, just wild in the movie and has a wonderful screen presence. The chemistry between the two is great too, and you wish they had more scenes together. I gave it a 7 for I had a good time watching it and would recommend it for an evening watch.


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