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.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
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.
Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
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 »
So, why didn't you guys ever even try to get together?
It's too much familiarity. It's like she's one of my limbs.
And that's bad, because...?
Because I hate myself.
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An awful comedy starring two of the more inept actors working today in Adam Scott and Jennifer Westfeldt. The two play best friends who decide to have a child together and escape the problems of an actual living, breathing marriage. If that sounds selfish, narcissistic, and dumb and a recipe for psychological child abuse, you're not wrong. The film pretends to be about modern relationships, but its not. It's about sex. The three couples in this movie have literally nothing else on their minds. All conversations result in a joke about sex. Maya Rudolph has some funny moments, the wonderful Kristin Wiig is not really present in this movie, and Jon Hamm and Chris O'Dowd are, well, pleasant. The Adam Scott character is misogynist, self-absorbed and down right creepy. The Westfeldt character is whiny, unattractive and brainless. There is no wit to the inane script full of vagina jokes, masturbation jokes, poopie jokes, and penis jokes. Not one of them funny. And toward the end, it even wants you to take the whole thing seriously. What can you say about a movie where Edward Burns plays THE PERFECT MAN.
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