A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.
Professor Thurber loves to teach, but can't stand all the politicking. So when his opportunity for tenure is announced, he goes out on a limb to prove his worth, but unexpectedly falls in love with the girl who might replace him.
A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
A.C.O.D. follows a seemingly well-adjusted Adult Child of Divorce (Adam Scott) who is forced to revisit the chaos of his parents' (Catherine O'Hara and Richard Jenkins) bitter divorce all over again after his younger brother (Clark Duke) decides to get married.Written by
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When Sondra is on the phone with Carter, she gets handed a drink by someone named JJ, This is most likely a reference to Parks and Recreation, which Amy Poehler (Sondra) and Adam Scott (Carter) both starred in. JJ was the owner of Amy Poehler's favorite breakfast place in the show. See more »
(at around 67 mins) Carter pulls up to a stop sign and his car is missing the driver side mirror. A few minutes later, the car has both its side mirrors. See more »
On-screen credits are repeated for Brandon Tonner-Connolly, the first time as Property Master, and the second time as Propmaster. See more »
Written by and Performed by Eyan Mitchell
Published by Recovery Room Music (ASCAP) See more »
Seriously underrated and overlooked movie
A nice to surprise to find this. Well-crafted, a really original story (worth points just for that), with one of the best casts you could ask for.
I'll watch anything with Catherine O'Hara. I could say the same thing about Amy Poehler, or Adam Scott. Or Jane Lynch. And here they are, all in the same picture, along with the always, always reliable Richard Jenkins.
I'm also surprised to find how polarizing this movie is. People seem to ether hate it or love it. I can't quite understand the haters, except that maybe they wanted something more obvious. I wouldn't call this movie subtle, but it's perhaps a little too worldly and knowing for some. Not for me. I loved it.
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