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.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
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Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.
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Julie and Jason have been best friends for years with no romantic interest in each other. He sleeps with someone new every few days, and she's looking for Mr. Right. Now in their thirties, they notice that their friends seem to lose all their good qualities when they have children - child rearing and the spark of Eros don't seem to co-exist. So, they decide to have a child together, share in child rearing, but pursue their own romantic lives. Things go well until he meets Mary Jane and she meets Kurt. Both seem like perfect mates. What could go wrong? Written by
Jason introduces Mary Jane to his parents (played by Kelly Bishop and Cotter Smith) in Mary Jane's dressing room, backstage at the Broadway revival of Chicago. In Kelly Bishop's real life, she appeared in (and won a Tony for) the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line, which in 1975 engaged in a famous box office and awards rivalry with the original production of Chicago. See more »
When Jason describes his girlfriend Mary Jane to Julie and insists that she should meet her, while leaving the house Julie's white scarf is tied in one scene and untied in the next scene. See more »
Please, please, just let me fuck the shit out of you right now. And if you're not convinced afterwards that I am into you in every possible way a person can be into another person, then I promise I will never try to kiss you, or fuck you, or impregnate you ever again, as long as I live.
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Friends with Kids CATCH IT (B-) Friends with Kids is a daring and poignant ensemble comedy about a close-knit circle of friends at that moment in life when children arrive and everything changes. The last two singles in the group observe the effect that kids have had on their friends' relationships and wonder if there's a better way. They decide to have a kid together - and date other people. There are big laughs and unexpected emotional truths as this unconventional 'experiment' leads everyone in the group to question the nature of friendship, family and, finally, true love. Jennifer Wesfeldt has written an interesting script, but her direction is not that good. I have to talk about the last see where Jason says" O let me f*** the S*** out of you tonight and prove that I'm so into you in that way"?!? Seriously is that's the best ending dialogue she could have chosen to end the movie? So f****** is the only way he can prove his love for her. Now that was drag! My major problem was misuse of Kristen Wigg and Jon Hamm. To be honest the movie is kind of sold on their names so to see them playing the least significant roles was weird. Jon Hamm may have got some lines during the dining scene on New Year but overall there was nothing much for him. Kristen Wigg didn't have a single good line or even decent exposure. Adam Scott & Jennifer Wesfeldt are perfect in their roles. Maya Rudolph is great as always and Chris O'Dowd is fine. Megan Fox is extremely hot, even in jean and simply shirt. It's good to see her in comedy movies. I think this will groom her for good. Edward Burns is still handsome, years have been passed but he still looks the same. On the whole, Friend with Kids is good, the r-rated bold dialogues are amusing but in the end it falls for the same Rom-Com cliché.
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