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A.C.O.D. (2013)

R | | Comedy | 23 January 2013 (USA)
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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.

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Stuart Zicherman
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Scott ... Carter
Richard Jenkins ... Hugh
Catherine O'Hara ... Melissa
Amy Poehler ... Sondra
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ... Lauren
Clark Duke ... Trey
Ken Howard ... Gary
Valerie Tian ... Kieko
Sarah Burns ... Margo
Jessica Alba ... Michelle
Jane Lynch ... Dr. Judith
Jamie Renell ... Tyler
Valerie Payton Valerie Payton ... Etta
Gavin Plunkett Gavin Plunkett ... Evan (as John Gavin Alexander Plunkett)
Isabella Zentkovich ... Emily (as Isabella Zentkovic)
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Storyline

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 The Film Arcade

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He's about to ruin a perfectly good divorce.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

(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 »

Crazy Credits

On-screen credits are repeated for Brandon Tonner-Connolly, the first time as Property Master, and the second time as Propmaster. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.2 (2013) See more »

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I Wish
Written by and Performed by Eyan Mitchell
Published by Recovery Room Music (ASCAP)
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Seriously underrated and overlooked movie
7 March 2019 | by ekebySee all my reviews

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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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adult Children of Divorce See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,001, 6 October 2013

Gross USA:

$175,705

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$175,705
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