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Laggies (2014)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  24 October 2014 (USA)
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In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Teen Allison (as Sarah Lynne-Wright)
Larissa Schmitz ...
Kirsten deLohr Helland ...
Wedding DJ


Megan's approaching 30 with a good degree and a boyfriend in hand, but when he proposes at her friend's wedding and everyone seems to think that the best way to advance in her career is to take a seminar where you find out what animal you are, Megan's understandably feeling lost. After meeting teenagers who want her to buy them beer, Megan is drawn into 16-year-old Annika's simpler life. She ends up moving in with Annika and her single father, juggling the life of a teen and that of an adult, two romantic interests, and the feeling of lagging behind. Written by Anne Campbell

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


A comedy about acting your age and other adult decisions


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual material and teen partying | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 October 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Encalhados  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$69,726 (USA) (31 October 2014)


$440,338 (USA) (7 November 2014)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Anne Hathaway was cast in the lead role but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts with her movie Song One (2014) and Interstellar (2014). She was replaced by Keira Knightley. See more »


The timer during the Skype call. See more »


Craig: I never anticipated still having to find a place where I'd fit in by the time I was an adult either. I thought you automatically got one once you had a job and a family. But it's just you, alone.
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Written by Charlie G. Bethel (BMI), Kheedim Oh (BMI) and Utkarsh Ambudkar (BMI)
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Administered by Bruzer Boy Music, BMI
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..it gets to ya.. it really does..
14 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There's a very brief sidewalk dance sequence early on in the film that gives clear indication why so may fans are fiercely loyal and just adore Kiera. There's lots of good portrayals in this movie, but there is just something special about her in this work, and it's one of the best things she's done. Watching the film, it naturally unfolds what is happening to her, and the evolution of her character to a place where we all fully realize she needs to be going. This is a very well made, and truly enjoyable little film. With characters that are fun to watch and briefly partake in their lives. All those responsible for casting are to be most highly praised.. the group they have put together is perfect for the production, none are out of place. It's the kind of film that can and should be watched again.. to be enjoyed as much as the first time round.

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