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The Back-up Plan (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 23 April 2010 (USA)
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A woman conceives twins through artificial insemination, only to meet the man of her dreams on the very same day.

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Alan Poul

Writer:

Kate Angelo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lopez ... Zoe
Alex O'Loughlin ... Stan
Michaela Watkins ... Mona
Eric Christian Olsen ... Clive
Anthony Anderson ... Playground Dad
Noureen DeWulf ... Daphne
Melissa McCarthy ... Carol
Tom Bosley ... Arthur
Maribeth Monroe ... Lori
Danneel Ackles ... Olivia (as Danneel Harris)
Robert Klein ... Dr. Scott Harris
Linda Lavin ... Nana
Carlease Burke ... Tabitha
Amy Block ... Sara
Jennifer Elise Cox ... Baby Store Sales Clerk
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Storyline

Zoe is a woman who has a hard time letting anyone into her life. She has a habit of pushing people away whenever they get close. She wants to have a baby but because she has no man in her life, she decides to be artificially inseminated. Shortly after having the procedure she meets a guy named Stan, and she feels a spark. When she tells him about her pregnancy, she thinks he'll bail but he sticks with her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Fall in love.* Get married. Have a baby. *Not necessarily in that order. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Plan B See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,201,710, 25 April 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,490,007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,477,008
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Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS Films, Escape Artists See more »
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Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Towards the beginning when Zoe and Stan get into the cab and they were arguing who seen the cab first they ask the driver. The driver then turns around and picks up a newspaper and the headline reads "don't Axe me" (don't ask me) See more »

Goofs

During the end scene the able-bodied dog playing Nuts has struggled over the wheelchair and is clearly in discomfort trying to get all four legs on the ground. See more »

Quotes

Baby Store Sales Clerk: [Looking at baby strollers] It's a bit overwhelming huh?
Stan: There are so many and they are so... big!
Baby Store Sales Clerk: Well they have to be big, 2 babies right?
Stan: Yeah but babies are small, these are for like giant mutant babies
Baby Store Sales Clerk: Well you should see some of the babies that come in here, total fatasses
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes play over the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK cinema and DVD versions were cut to get a 12A and 12 rating respectively by removing strong sexual references. The Blu-ray is rated 15 and is the uncut version. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 30 April 2010 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

You Me & The Bourgeoisie
Written by Blake Hazard (as Eleanor Hazard)
Performed by The Submarines
Courtesy of Nettwerk Productions
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Funny and charming, but wait until it comes out to DVD....
20 April 2010 | by AngieeeBabayySee all my reviews

This movie is really cute and lighthearted. Yes, it's sort of predictable- but to some extent, that's how a lot of movies are. With that said, it's not cheesy or boring. It provides just enough laughs with just enough romance. I think a lot of women will like this movie because it's about the crazy times, the hard times, and all the moments in between while being pregnant. You don't have to have kids to like this movie, or even be an adult to enjoy it.

Jennifer Lopez shines in this role as does her co-star- Alex O'Loughlin. This movie is great for a rainy day or just a fun Friday night. Is it worth to see in theatres? Not really. Your best bet is to rent it when it comes out to DVD/Blu-Ray.


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