Single father Dan Burns dedicates his life to his children, but one day he meets Marie at a bookstore. They get to know each other, but then Dan finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother, Mitch.Written by
Producers recruited some local children to play Dan's young nieces and nephews. See more »
At the end the family is seen driving back from New England to New York City. Their car travels west over the Queensboro Bridge from Queens into Manhattan. It makes very little sense to enter Queens when coming from New England if traveling into Manhattan. The Triboro Bridge (now called the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge) from the Bronx to Queens can also be taken to Manhattan. Entering Queens would make the trip longer and cost an extra toll. See more »
Let me start by saying that I don't work for a film company, I am just a regular man who happened to see an early screening at the University of South Carolina last night.
With a cast of Dane Cook and Steve Carell (2 of the funniest people in Hollywood) I truly expected a laugh-out-loud comedy. When it became clear that this wasn't the case, I didn't give up on the movie. I started viewing it as a family movie for all ages. Even then, I wasn't completely overwhelmed by the film. There are several great scenes that leave you laughing (and sometimes crying). At the end of the day though, I'm glad it was a free showing. A few of my friends said they did enjoy it, but when I asked them if they would pay $8.50 to see it, they immediately declined.
Bottom line: It's a pretty decent movie for the family to go see. No vulgarity, a few laughs, and a few tear-jerking moments. Just don't expect Steve Carell from "The Office" and don't expect Dane Cook stand-up quality material.
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