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In Good Company (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 14 January 2005 (USA)
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A middle-aged ad exec is faced with a new boss who's nearly half his age... and who also happens to be sleeping with his daughter.

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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. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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He's rich, young and handsome. He's in love with you and he's your dad's boss.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content and drug references | See all certifications »

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14 January 2005 (USA)  »

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Synergy  »

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$151,750, 2 January 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$45,489,752, 13 March 2005
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When Alex (Scarlett Johansson) is moving in to the NYU dorm, she and Dan (Dennis Quaid) walk past a poster in the dorm hallway. Showing an enormous marijuana leaf, the full text of the poster reads "Marijuana. Because Your Friends Just Aren't Very Funny." See more »

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When Carter Duryea is first meeting his staff, the boom microphone operator is reflected in the windows behind him. See more »

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Anchorwoman: After months of speculation, analysts expect an announcement this week that GlobeCom International will acquire Waterman Publishing and its flagship magazine, Sports America. The man at the helm of GlobeCom, billionaire media magnate Teddy K., has been on a spending spree recently, acquiring a food service company, a cable operator, and two telecommunications providers in deals totaling more than $13 billion. And how did one lucky ferret owner come to own the largest dog treat ...
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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Reeling in the Years
(1972)
Written by Walter Becker, Donald Fagen
Performed by Steely Dan
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Wonderful Movie
23 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

This movie is one of my new favorites.

When a sports magazine gets bought out, Dave Foreman, an ad sales executive (Dennis Quaid) finds himself playing second-in-command to Carter Duryea (Topher Grace), a hotshot barely half his age.

Dave becomes both a rival and father figure to Carter as the two struggle to get through life.

Carter invites himself over to Dave's house to escape his loneliness, where he meets Dave's daughter Alex (Scarlett Johansson).

The movie is more about emotion than plot. The acting comes across so genuine and moving.

Viewers of all ages would enjoy this movie, not just fans of Topher Grace.

It has a rather unusual ending which adds to the movie's touching nature.


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