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Wanderlust (2012)

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Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.

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David Wain

Writers:

David Wain (as David B. Wain), Ken Marino
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Rudd ... George Gergenblatt
Jennifer Aniston ... Linda Gergenblatt
Justin Theroux ... Seth
Alan Alda ... Carvin
Malin Akerman ... Eva
Ken Marino ... Rick
Joe Lo Truglio ... Wayne
Kathryn Hahn ... Karen
Kerri Kenney ... Kathy (as Kerri Kenney-Silver)
Lauren Ambrose ... Almond
Michaela Watkins ... Marissa
Jordan Peele ... Rodney
Linda Lavin ... Shari
Jessica St. Clair ... Deena Schuster
Todd Barry ... Sherm
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Storyline

In New York, the aspirant filmmaker Linda convinces her husband George Gergenblatt to buy an expensive Micro Loft apartment in Manhattan. Linda expects to sell a documentary about penguins to HBO to help the payment of the installments and George expects a promotion. However, HBO rejects the documentary and George's company has folded and he is fired. With the American financial crisis, they lose a large amount selling the apartment and George does not find a new job. George's brother Rick offers a job position in his company in Atlanta. They drive from New York to Atlanta and they decide to stop for the night in the hotel Elysium. However they see a naked man running toward their car and George tries to return to the highway but accidentally he turns his car over. Soon they learn the Elysium is a hippie and vegan community and the dwellers invite George and Linda to stay with them. However, they decide to go to Atlanta but soon George has an argument with his arrogant brother. George... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Leave your baggage behind.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Locura en el paraíso See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,526,650, 26 February 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,225,675, 30 March 2012
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

George's "mirror talk" was improvised by Paul Rudd. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the movie, a band-aid appears then disappears on the real estate agent's left pinky finger. See more »

Quotes

[Talking to himself in a mirror]
George Gergenblatt: This was your idea, George. It's a good idea, right? It's a good idea. Monogamy is sexual slavery. She got an exquisite pussy. Well, how 'bout my exquisite erection? Huh? Eva, what do you think? Do you like my exquisite erection? Do you like my erection selection? What do you think, Eva? Yeah? You gon' take it? You gon' take that dick? You gon' take that *dick*? I'm gon' pop off a piece of my dick! Oh, yeah, I'm fixins to fuck ya. I'm gon' fuck ya. I'm gon' get ...
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Crazy Credits

After the credits have finished, there is a fake ad for The Real Housewives of Atlanta featuring Marisa and her son doing an introductory snippet. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.105 (2012) See more »

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Performed by Craig Wedren and Pink Ape featuring Amy Miles
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Dreadful,...
11 June 2012 | by Saad KhanSee all my reviews

Wanderlust – TRASH IT (D) It won't be wrong to say that Wanderlust is Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd's worst movie till date. There is no story and even they don't utilize the R-Rating in their best benefits. For Jennifer, if she is not comfortable with the R-rated scenes she should not have done this movie. I think they did cut the Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston sex scene since they've started dating in real life. Anyways it wouldn't have made any difference but still at least it would have made sense to the story. Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Thereoux, Malin Akerman all are victim of bad script and screenplay. There is nothing funny about cult or nudists as such. Simply trash this garbage. No wonder its one of the biggest duds of 2012.


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