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Smother (2008)

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After being fired from his job, an everyday guy faces pressure from his wife about having a baby, while having to deal with his suffocating mother, who has decided to move in with the couple.

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Vince Di Meglio

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Keaton ... Marilyn Cooper
Dax Shepard ... Noah Cooper
Liv Tyler ... Clare Cooper
Ken Howard ... Gene Cooper
Jerry Lambert ... Donnie Booker
Selma Stern Selma Stern ... Helen Cooper
Mike White ... Myron Stubbs
Steven Christopher Parker ... Dana
Henriette Ivanans ... Therapy Receptionist
Frank Crim ... Bob
Eddie Frierson ... Ralph
James Taku Leung ... Hartanto
Matt Steinauer Matt Steinauer ... Carpet Bazaar Mascot
Rachel Cannon ... Waitress
Tara Moore Tara Moore ... Pippi
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Storyline

What would you do if your mother moved in with you and just wouldn't leave? When NOAH COOPER, 29, is fired from his job as a therapist, he thinks his day can't possibly get worse. When he arrives home his already full house gets even crazier when MARILYN, Noah's overbearing mother arrives with her five dogs in tow needing a place to stay. Comedy ensues as Noah learns to deal with the pressures of finding a job, a wife who desperately wants a baby, and worst of all a mother who won't quit smothering! Written by Anonymous

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Everyone wants to be loved. Just not this much.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, some drug material and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2008 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Casamento em Dose Dupla See more »

Filming Locations:

Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The production shoot for this picture went for 25 days. See more »

Quotes

Donnie Booker: She's the worst Caucasian employee we've ever had.
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Features Strategic Air Command (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Lake of Wasted Dreams
Performed by Deathray
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Dianne was awesome !!!
26 September 2007 | by bradpittsbodyguardSee all my reviews

I saw this film last night and I throughly loved it. Dianne as always is a piece of art. She never got out of character and I have met someone exactly like her. I have never been disappointed with Dianne's work and you definitely won't be with Smother. The combination with Dax and Dianne really clicked and it worked. This film is perfect for any age and is really a nice change of fresh air that is out there. This film is a feel good movie and highly recommend it. This is perfect for those who feel that their parents are smothering them. I see Dax is starting to have a future as he seems really natural with his character. My advise: GO SEE IT !!!


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