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The Upside (2017)

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

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Neil Burger

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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
Genevieve Angelson ... Jenny
Golshifteh Farahani
Tate Donovan ... Carter Locke
Aja Naomi King ... Latrice
Amara Karan
Kristina Aponte ... Opera Patron
Jahi Di'Allo Winston ... Anthony
Suzanne Savoy ... Charlotte
Rachel Alana Handler ... Proctor
Gary Ayash ... Upscale Restaurant Patron
Christine Chang ... Teacher
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A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for suggestive content and drug use
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Based on the story from the 2011 Foreign Film "The Intouchables". 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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