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Every Day (2010)

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A comedy about a New York City couple (Schreiber and Hunt) in romantic and family crisis.

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Richard Levine

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Richard Levine

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Liev Schreiber ... Ned
Helen Hunt ... Jeannie
Carla Gugino ... Robin
Ezra Miller ... Jonah
Skyler Fortgang Skyler Fortgang ... Ethan
David Harbour ... Brian
Eddie Izzard ... Garrett
Brian Dennehy ... Ernie
Chris Beetem Chris Beetem ... Eric
Daniel Farcher ... Kirk
Matt Kempner Matt Kempner ... Gabe
Daniel Yelsky ... Callen
Sabrina Hahn Sabrina Hahn ... Ashley
Tilky Jones ... Ian
Michael H. Ingram Michael H. Ingram ... Mitch
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Storyline

This day really isn't all that different than every other day, except today Ned's gay son Jonah wants to go to a college party, his wife is bringing home her elderly father to live with them, and his outrageous boss seems to have become even more crazy and demanding than would even seem possible. As his wife tries to take care of her father and reconnect with him, Ned tries to reconnect with Jonah, and then without trying, he seems to have formed a connection with his co-worker. If he can get through days like these, he should be able to get through anything else life throws at him. Written by napierslogs

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Taglines:

It's never too late to change. [Scandinavian DVD.] See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Quotes

Ned: Did that sweater look that gay on me.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.119 (2011) See more »

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Feel U
by Anne Marie Bush
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Sharp comedy rises above the flat story lines
12 March 2011 | by napierslogsSee all my reviews

"Every Day" may feel a little stale because isn't that how life is supposed to be when everything is the same routine? The family dramedy is an over-worked genre, but this film overcomes the monotony with some clever humour and great performances.

Ned (Liev Schreiber) is just yet another lead character who is having a hard time dealing with his teenage son, losing connection with his frustrated wife, and getting annoyed with his demanding boss. But Schreiber is a good actor, and despite all these rather dull character traits, he made Ned quite likable and enjoyable. The implied depth to Helen Hunt's stressed-out wife, is more than made up for with the wonderfully comedic and sympathetic Ezra Miller. He plays their teenage son who has recently come "out of the closet". Similar to his role in "City Island", he's a scene-stealer with a bright future in the comic drama genre. Eddie Izzard as Ned's demanding boss is more outrageous than you would expect him to be and adds some life to this film about life's problems.

I was impressed enough with the sharp comedy that rose above the flat story lines, and with the accomplished actors who rose above the tedium of the characters, that I can recommend "Every Day". It's independent, but not original, but significantly better than how it comes across.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Every day life See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,857, 16 January 2011

Gross USA:

$46,029

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,029
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DTS

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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