14 user 2 critic

The Maladjusted (2013)

Three friends struggle to maintain their hedonistic lifestyles as they approach 30. Delving into their story, we become subjected to their inane theories, absurd philosophies and warped sense of humor.



Watch Now

With Prime Video

5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

West Los Angeles - home of the young, rich and hip. It is also home to twenty-five year old Zachary "Zeus" Andrews. Transplanted from Chicago as a kid, Zeus never fit into the hip LA ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Rosten
Stars: George Katt, Danny Trejo, Caroline Macey
Alienated II (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After seeing a UFO, a man and his skeptical wife are forced to confront their relationship issues.

Director: Brian Ackley
Stars: George Katt, Jen L. Burry, Taylor Negron
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A young man's life is thrown into a loop when he is asked to be a pallbearer for the funeral of a classmate he doesn't remember, and his old high school crush temporarily returns to town.

Director: Matt Reeves
Stars: David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Rapaport
Percentage (2014)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In Miami, two hustlers on the run set up a credit fraud operation that soon attracts the attention from the police and the city's top criminals.

Director: Alex Merkin
Stars: Cam'ron, Omar Gooding, Ving Rhames
Turnabout I (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A troubled man survives a suicide attempt. He calls an old friend to rescue him in the middle of the night. Their journey is just beginning, and by daybreak, a tragedy will surface.

Director: E.B. Hughes
Stars: George Katt, Waylon Payne, Peter Greene
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A detective works to solve a case involving a young deaf boy and a web site that's run out of a home that once belonged to a serial killer.

Director: Alex Merkin
Stars: Terrence Howard, Peter Fonda, George Katt
Sweetzer (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Wayne Reynolds
Stars: Wayne Reynolds, Bryan Callen, Jorge Garcia
Red Sheep (2012)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Red Sheep explores the complexities and depths of subconscious emotions like jealousy, fear, rage, guilt and pride through an abstract and metaphysical kaleidoscope. After taking his own ... See full summary »

Director: Amos McKay
Stars: George Katt, Jonathan Regier, Sarah Taurchini
In Montauk (2012)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The hardest choices in life are the ones we think we'll never have to make.

Director: Kim Cummings
Stars: Nina Kaczorowski, Lukas Hassel, George Katt
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Jesse and Jen are married. And split up the night before their old pals' annual Halloween party. They go, and it's a mess. Instead of celebrating life and career successes, the four early-... See full summary »

Director: Josiah Signor
Stars: Gregory Perri, Amelia Martin, Christopher J. Domig
In the Gray (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Undercover narcotics officer Yancy is always faced with difficult decision-making when it comes to his work, but the lines become even more blurred when other factors come in to play. His ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Holloway
Stars: George Katt, Lee Arenberg, Chad Lindberg
Swinger (2016)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Adam and his wife goes to their annual swingers-trip to spice up their middle class life, but meeting the young Patricia, makes up for some problems, since love and jealousy is not allowed in the swingers-club.

Director: Mikkel Munch-Fals
Stars: Martin Buch, Mille Dinesen, Rasmus Botoft


Credited cast:
Carl (as Clayton Myers)
Katie Foster ...
Rosebud Baker ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Habib Khan Awan ...
Pool Hall Guy 1 (as Habib Awan)
John C. Bailey ...
Yon Zamolla
Perish Barnette ...
Amy Betz ...
Tranny (voice)
Paul Busetti ...
Ex Boyfriend
Joseph Carney ...
Sloppy Joe 2
Jessy Danner ...

What You Missed at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

From the madness of the convention floor to the emotional panel reveals and star-studded interviews, catch up on all the unforgettable sights from Comic-Con.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con



Robbie hasn't been doing anything with his life. The years of floundering have made him increasingly malcontent. He is an aspiring writer and although his barhopping lifestyle has provided him with loads of great material and social situations, he is having trouble getting his first novel going. Robbie's best friend, Ian, takes it upon himself to find Robbie the inspiration he needs by double booking a friend's beach house that is being rented to a threesome girls. After several nights of arguments, Internet booty calls gone wrong, hedonistic debauchery and struggles with their female house mates, Robbie realizes that while he has found his inspiration, still, his biggest aspiration is to outgrow his pals and get a deeper, more meaningful life. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Drama

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:




Release Date:

11 July 2013 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Did You Know?


Late August Sun
By Potato Slicer
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Interesting, comedic, a different kind of summer at the beach indie film
25 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Before I start off the review I will come clean and admit I did supply 3 music tracks to this film for Dance club and party scenes. I however, did not take part in the on-the-set filming process, nor did I see the completed film until my screener was sent to me in the mail.

The Maladjusted, is the new independent feature film from co-writer and director Chris Kiros.

The Maladjusted follows 3 close knit friends, Ian, the early 30's bartender ladies man, Carl, the nerd-ish, misaligned individual obsessed with sex, and Robbie, the semi-sensitive artist. Robbie, who is a writer is having some issues trying to finish his book, and decides to take on odd work to pay the bills, finds that his friends plan an all out weekend of relaxation and fun, or is it? Turns out Ian has a small trick up his sleeve and wants to bring some joy into his buddies lives so enter their weekend at the beach in a double booked rental with 3 ladies played by Katie Foster, Tiffany Shepis, and Alexandra Turshen.

Now to get this out of the way, Tiffany Shepis, mostly known for indie horror, really surprised me playing a non blood covered live, it on the wild side kind of gal. I actually was waiting at some point for Kiros to order up a 50 gallon drum of blood to soak her down at some point just to keep her reputation as a scream queen going, and to give her fans something to smile about. Well it never happens, and I was impressed with the work she turned in as the "Ice Cold B****" Carl keeps referring to her as throughout the film. However, Carl gets something from Tiffany I guarantee any of her male fans would give their left nut for... and that is all I am going to say on that.

Robbie, the writer, played by George Katz, has a sensitive side to him that works throughout the film. He isn't the typical alpha male that his friend Ian proudly displays like a merit badge. George turns out a great performance and I was glad he was part of the cast, but my one distraction though is that Robbie looks a bit like Johnny Galecki, and when he hooks up with Laura I started having Big Bang Theory withdrawal. Yes Laura, played by Katie Foster looks like Kaley Cucco from the show.

The Maladjusted is best described, in my opinion as a young adults American Pie, but with style and pizazz. The script by Chris Kiros and Elias Dancey has extremely well scripted dialog, the direction is good, and the editing is just about perfect.

This is an indie movie for late 20's early 30's adults who want to just say the hell with it, spend a weekend, and talk about the crap they pulled off throughout their lives and get a good laugh about it. With a running time of 100 minutes, you're never bored, the laughs are good, and you won't walk out or shut off the movie because of stupidity moments. This is one of those lower budget films that works as both a micro budget indie but if given the budget would have worked as a wide release indie comedy, sort of like Garden State.

All in all, having finally gotten to see it, I never looked at my watch, or stopped the film to find something else to use my time on. For an indie project I think it is well done, and executed and should be a must see for indie adult comedy film lovers.

8 out of 10

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: