Kassie (Jennifer Aniston) and Wally (Jason Bateman) are best friends. Being unlucky in love, Kassie has decided to have a child using artificial insemination. Wally doesn't like this idea, but he isn't capable of admitting to himself, let alone to Kassie, that he's in love with her. At Kassie's artificial insemination party, Wally gets very drunk and spies the sperm donor's sample in the bathroom. Wally was way too drunk to know what he did that night, and Kassie has moved away because she doesn't feel that New York City is a place to raise a child. Now 7 years later, Kassie has moved back with her son Sebastian. While she is looking to get Roland (the sperm donor) more involved in their lives, Wally can't help but notice the many striking similarities that he and Sebastian share.
The most unexpected comedy ever conceived.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, sexual material including dialogue, some nudity, drug use and language
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20 August 2010 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $8,436,713,
22 August 2010, Wide Release
Gross USA: $27,758,465, 14 November 2010
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
After arguing with Kassie, Wally is seen walking in the rain. A truck passes behind him bearing an ad featuring a turkey baster. This is a reference to 'The Baster', the short story on which the film was based. See more
The garbage bags that Wally and Sebastian buy to dispose of all the lice-ridden items are a completely different style and color of the garbage bags they bought in the drugstore. See more
Look at us. Running around, always rushed, always late. I guess that's why they call it the human race. What we crave most in this world is connection. For some people it happens at first site. It's when you know, you know. It's fate working its magic. And that's great for them. They get to live in a pop song; ride the express train. But that's not the way it really works. For the rest of us it's a bit less romantic. It's complicated and it's messy. It's about horrible timing and ...
References Panic Room
Freakshow on the Dance Floor
Written by James Alexander
, Michael Edward Beard
(as Michael Beard), Larry Charles Dodson
(as Larry Dodson), Mark Bynum, Harvey Joe Henderson
(as Harvey Henderson), Lloyd Ed Smith
(as Lloyd Smith), Winston Allen Stewart
(as Winston Stewart), Frank C. Thompson
(as Frank Thompson) and Allen Jones
(as Allen A. Jones)
Performed by The Bar-Kays
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more