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Laggies (2014)

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In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.

Director:

Lynn Shelton

Writer:

Andrea Seigel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rocki DuCharme ... Teen Savannah
Sara Lynne Wright Sara Lynne Wright ... Teen Allison (as Sarah Lynne-Wright)
Larissa Schmitz ... Teen Megan
Phillip Abraham ... Teen Anthony
Maura Lindsay Maura Lindsay ... Teen Danielle
Keira Knightley ... Megan
Ellie Kemper ... Allison
Sara Coates ... Savannah
Kirsten deLohr Helland Kirsten deLohr Helland ... Danielle
Mark Webber ... Anthony
Eric Riedmann Eric Riedmann ... Matt
Louis Hobson ... Theo
Jeff Garlin ... Ed
Jodi Thelen ... Linda
Basil Harris Basil Harris ... Wedding DJ
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Storyline

Megan's approaching 30 with a good degree and a boyfriend in hand, but when he proposes at her friend's wedding and everyone seems to think that the best way to advance in her career is to take a seminar where you find out what animal you are, Megan's understandably feeling lost. After meeting teenagers who want her to buy them beer, Megan is drawn into 16-year-old Annika's simpler life. She ends up moving in with Annika and her single father, juggling the life of a teen and that of an adult, two romantic interests, and the feeling of lagging behind. Written by Anne Campbell

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A comedy about acting your age and other adult decisions

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual material and teen partying | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This film is also known as "Say When" in some countries. See more »

Goofs

The check note on the wine box is picked up by Sam Rockwell and he re-enters the house. In the next shot the note is attached to the wine box. See more »

Quotes

Megan: It's not gonna make any sense, so just fucking sue me. I'm sorry, that wasn't meant to be a lawyer joke.
Craig: It's not a joke if it's not insulting.
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Alternate Versions

Italian DVD is about 2 minutes longer. The scene that starts during the opening titles goes on and then cuts to where the US version starts showing a "10 Years Later" sign. Another brief conversation scene is from a different take and has a different, longer dialogue. Running time of Italian DVD, which is PAL, is 1:37:02. In NTSC that translates to 1:41:10. US edition is 1:39.13. See more »

Connections

References Finding Nemo (2003) See more »

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Black Velvet
Written by Keith Papworth
Courtesy of DeWolfe Music USA, Inc.
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Light but still amazingly deep movie with great characters
3 June 2015 | by mistoppiSee all my reviews

I was expecting more hilarious and absurd comedy, I mean the summary made it sound like it could be that. But Laggies turned out to be deeper. It reminded me of Liberal Arts by Josh Radnor, since both movies deal with growing up, etcetera.

Megan was easy to relate to as a character. Even though her character seemed to revolve a lot around how she felt "out of place" and unsure, she didn't become a simple symbol of said feeling. She had other traits too. Even though there has been better written characters, I liked her a lot.

I love how the message isn't really about finding your own place in the world, it's more like it's alright if you don't have it all figure out. Life just happens.

I really liked Laggies, though it wasn't at all what I was expecting. It was fun, light and still meaningful. This movie is entertainment you don't have to start analysing, but you still can, because it really does have a purpose. I would warmly recommend this movie to anyone.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Seattle, Washington, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$74,139, 26 October 2014

Gross USA:

$1,066,981

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,379,154
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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