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The Upside (2017)

A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy paraplegic and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.

Director:

Neil Burger

Writers:

Jon Hartmere (screenplay by), Éric Toledano (based on the motion picture "Les Intouchables" by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nicole Kidman ... Yvonne
Bryan Cranston ... Phillip
Kevin Hart ... Dell
Julianna Margulies ... Lily
Golshifteh Farahani
Tate Donovan ... Carter Locke
Genevieve Angelson ... Jenny
Amara Karan
Aja Naomi King ... Latrice
Jahi Di'Allo Winston ... Anthony
Kristina Aponte ... Opera Patron
Suzanne Savoy ... Charlotte
Jennifer Butler ... Nurse
Mark Kochanowicz ... New Carer Jason
Pia Mechler ... Art Dealer
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A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy paraplegic and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Untouchables See more »

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The Weinstein Company See more »
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Color
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Colin Firth was attached to the lead role. See more »

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Remake of The Intouchables (2011) See more »

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What a fun film!
8 October 2017 | by sunchick116-872-583383See all my reviews

In a weekend where I had to watch two depressing films about disability this film was a welcome surprise. It was funny, it was charming. It was almost like watching 'me before you' without the depressing ending. Heard this is a remake of the French film so I intend to seek that out and watch it now. Was really great to see a film about disability where it wasn't all doom and gloom.


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