Workaholic and sleazy businessman Sam is extremely reluctant to leave New York and go to his father's funeral. When he finally arrives, it becomes apparent that his mother and girlfriend are disappointed in him for "running away" whenever times get too emotional. Soon afterwards, he discovers that his father was sleeping around with another woman, and that Sam actually has a half-sister whom he never knew existed. His father has willed her $150,000 and has left Sam with the task of getting it to her. Frankie is a bartender also wrapped up in work just like her half-brother, and she has had a bad past and has now been left with the job of being a single parent to her troublemaker son, Josh. Josh is eleven years old but curses like a sailor and constantly makes fart jokes and sex jokes, making him popular with the bad kid crowd at school, although behind the act, Josh is depressed and lonely. Now Sam has to find a way to fix the past and reunite his mom, nephew and half-sister together ...
Find your family.
29 June 2012 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Welcome to People
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,255,423,
1 July 2012, Wide Release
Gross USA: $12,412,386, 19 August 2012
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
The director Alex was also a producer on Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) in which Chris Pine stars as James T Kirk. See more
When Sam and his mom are sitting on the couch, after the operation of Lillian, in the camera shot from the left she rubs her head with her fingers. Then the camera shot turns to the right, in this shot she isn't rubbing her head. See more
[to Sam about their father
I think that I waited my whole life for him to come back to me. He sent you.
References The Fly
Written by Roger Earl
, 'Lonesome' Dave Peverett
(as David Peverett), Roderick Price and Tony Stevens
Performed by Foghat
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
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