Dan is a 51 year old executive who learns that his company is being restructured and he is being demoted. Carter, who is 26, replaces him. Dan who has two teenage daughters with another on the way, decides to suck it up and work for Carter. Dan and Carter's working relationship is tested when Carter begins a relationship with Alex, who is Dan's daughter.
He's rich, young and handsome. He's in love with you and he's your dad's boss.
14 January 2005 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $151,750,
2 January 2005
Gross USA: $45,806,659
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $61,315,215
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The studio wanted someone from the cast of That '70s Show
(1998) for the role of Carter and had originally given it to Ashton Kutcher
. Kutcher dropped out due to creative differences, and Topher Grace
auditioned and got the part. Grace had auditioned four times for the role, and had to convince producer Paul Weitz
that he was right for the role, by highlighting his raising by his father, a businessman with sharp negotiation skills. See more
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References Punch-Drunk Love
Written by Ebbot Lundberg
(as Torbjorn Lundberg), Mattias Bärjed
(as Mattias Barjed), Kalle Gustafsson Jerneholm
(as Karl Ake Gustafsson), Ian Person
(as Christian Person), Fredrick Sandsten
(as Fredrik Sandsten), Martin Hederos
Performed by The Soundtrack of Our Lives
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises and Courtesy of Warner Music Sweden AB
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