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Girl Most Likely (2012)

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A failed New York playwright awkwardly navigates the transition from Next Big Thing to Last Year's News.

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Kristen Wiig stars as Imogene, a failed New York playwright awkwardly navigating the transition from Next Big Thing to Last Year's News. After both her career and relationship hit the skids, she's forced to make the humiliating move back home to New Jersey with her eccentric mother and younger brother (Annette Bening and Christopher Fitzgerald). Adding further insult to injury, there's a strange man sleeping in her old bedroom (Darren Criss) and an even stranger man sleeping in her mother's bed (Matt Dillon). Through it all, Imogene eventually realizes that as part of her rebuilding process she must finally come to love and accept both her family and her Jersey roots if she's ever going to be stable enough to get the hell away from them. Written by Roadside Attractions

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She has a lot to live up to. And a few things to live down.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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18 July 2013 (Netherlands)  »

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Imogene  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$694,477 (USA) (19 July 2013)

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$1,378,426 (USA) (6 September 2013)
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Trivia

Writer Michelle Morgan titled the screenplay "Imogene", the name of the lead character played by Kristen Wiig. It is a name she says she's loved since Imogene Coca, who she saw in "National Lampoon's Vacation". See more »

Goofs

Several of the vehicles, including a police cruiser, do not have license plates on the front of the vehicle. New Jersey requires plates on both the front and rear of vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Libby: What about your family?
Imogene: Uhhm, I grew up in the Atlantic City area, near the beach, so...
Libby: Then every day was like summer, right?
Imogene: No, every day was not like summer; every day was like being impaled with a blunt wooden object, over and over again.
Libby: Anyway...
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Love Sweet Love
Written by Adam Longlands (BMI)
Performed by Adam Longlands
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A great surprise and will leave you laughing
20 June 2013 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

I went to see this movie in Paris last night for a premiere, though it was called Imogene. I was inclined to go not because of the story line but that Kirsten Wiig and Darren Criss were doing a Q & A after the showing. That was worth seeing the movie in itself, but I was very pleased with the film.

It may not be a movie you want to spend $10 on a viewing at the cinema but it is very much worth seeing. The dialogue was well written, the characters you grew to care about very quickly. Though, Kirsten has done a movie where her life has gone out of control and she has to get back on her feet, i.e. Bridesmaids, this did feel different. Christopher Fitzgerald as Ralph did brilliantly and often steals whatever scene he's in. Darren Criss does a great job and proves he doesn't need to be typecast he has much more range than you've seen on Glee.

I highly recommend catching this movie at some point and for those who wait for DVD its worth renting for sure.


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