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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

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When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.

Director:

Shawn Levy

Writers:

Jonathan Tropper (screenplay), Jonathan Tropper (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Bateman ... Judd Altman
Tina Fey ... Wendy Altman
Jane Fonda ... Hilary Altman
Adam Driver ... Phillip Altman
Rose Byrne ... Penny Moore
Corey Stoll ... Paul Altman
Kathryn Hahn ... Annie Altman
Connie Britton ... Tracy Sullivan
Timothy Olyphant ... Horry Callen
Dax Shepard ... Wade Beaufort
Debra Monk ... Linda Callen
Abigail Spencer ... Quinn Altman
Ben Schwartz ... Rabbi Charles Grodner (aka Boner)
Aaron Lazar ... Barry Weissman
Cade Lappin Cade Lappin ... Cole
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Storyline

When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. Confronting their history and the frayed states of their relationships among the people who know and love them best, they ultimately reconnect in hysterical and emotionally affecting ways amid the chaos, humor, heartache and redemption that only families can provide-driving us insane even as they remind us of our truest, and often best, selves. Written by Warner Bros.

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Taglines:

Welcome Home. Get Uncomfortable.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hebrew

Release Date:

19 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hasta que la muerte los juntó See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,558,149, 19 September 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$34,290,142, 28 November 2014
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Zoe Saldana, Amy Adams, Isla Fisher, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kathryn Hahn and Ari Graynor were considered for the lead female roles. Hahn was cast in a supporting role as Paul's wife, Annie. See more »

Goofs

When Judd gets knocked out fixing the circuit breaker, his hair is wet. Yet when his mother wakes him up, his hair is dry. See more »

Quotes

Wade Beaufort: Stop chasing tens. Bang a four. Bang a five. Look at the gratitude in their face. You be the best part of their year.
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Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

On Your Own
Written by Allen Kozak, Duvid Swirsky (as David Swirsky) and Dov Rosenblatt
Performed by Distant Cousins
By arrangement with Secret Road Music Services, Inc.
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Totally under-rated

While many have claimed this title does not offer much that the others of this particular genre do, I have to disagree. This is a heartwarming story with genuine dialog between characters. Some of these conversations and interactions I have experienced firsthand. The cinematography captures the specific details that both add to the dialog and allow you to pick up more the second time around. The acting is very believable albeit a little over emphasized for comedy at times. The first time I saw this I had wished they rewrote a few of the lines, but after my second watch they seem fitting for the character and what they were going through at the time. I really did not like Phillip, and now I have come to realize he is that juvenile person frequently found in families. I approached this film without any prior knowledge of it and was pleasantly surprised. I concede it was not amazing, and given the cast list may spark high expectations for some, but going into any movie that way will leave you disappointed.


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