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.

Director:

Stuart Zicherman
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Cast

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

In a scene Adam Scott's and Amy Poehler's character get in a fight and Adam Scott's character says: "Maybe in another we would have been friends." This could be seen as a reference to the comedy series they've both starred in for years, Parks and Recreation, as a couple in love. See more »

Goofs

(At around 29 minutes.) Trey and Kieko are going over the seating chart for their wedding. When Carter enters, Trey presents his idea about where to seat their parents. The tables that Trey pulls to the center of the chart are colored with white guests and black. After the brief conversation, Carter reaches across and separates the same two tables. This time, both tables from before are now the same and colored with only white guests. See more »

Crazy Credits

There are testimonials from real-life A.C.O.D.'s during the end credits. See more »

Connections

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

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Alone in the Mist
Performed by Richard J. Freitas (as Richard Freitas)
Written by Gerri Brioso and Richard J. Freitas
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Good fun
25 September 2016 | by monkey_bean10See all my reviews

Think the reviews are unfair - it's a well made film, it's different and the cast are great.

No, it's not perfect. It's the not the best film ever made - but it is a good film, it's not the same story line that's been churned out a million and one times. Its definitely worth a watch, and the cast is great.

I love the multiple genres included in the film, it created a real life feel to it. Adam Scott is a great lead with a great cast around him. This is a great film to just chill out and watch without to much thinking that be enjoyed by all.


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Country:

USA

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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