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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 ... 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 »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hebrew

Release Date:

19 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

This Is Where I Leave You 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, 21 September 2014

Gross USA:

$34,296,320

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,296,320
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Even though Corey Stoll plays the oldest Altman sibling, he is actually younger than Jason Bateman and Tina Fey in real life. 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

Judd Altman: Well, maybe she does care.
Barry Weissman: [laughs] I'm an asshole, Judd. I'm not stupid.
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Features Adventure Time (2010) See more »

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Better Man
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Great, Tropper gives us the perfect film version for his book.
20 September 2014 | by billyrdsxfn1918See all my reviews

I would rate this movie an 8 or 9 out of ten because I am part of the target audience. I read the book, Tropper does a great job of translating that to the screen with the right blend of people.

Bateman is fantastic. One reviewer said that everyone is filled with flaws, but I thought the characters seemed extremely real. Imagine a member of your immediate family passing, and then sitting in a house with everyone else in the family for 7 days. Flaws are going to be shown. They will be plenty. This movie is about love. But it is about love for people that matter, even if you forgot who they are. Go see it!


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