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Expecting (2013)

Gus (original title)
TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | December 2013 (USA)
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When Andie (Michelle Monaghan, SOURCE CODE) gets pregnant after a one night stand, she offers to give the baby to her best friend (Radha Mitchell, RED WIDOW), who has been unable to conceive. But can their friendship survive the pregnancy?

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Jessie McCormack
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michelle Monaghan ... Andie
Radha Mitchell ... Lizzie
Jon Dore ... Peter
Michael Weston ... Casey
Mimi Kennedy ... Dr. Grayson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarah Aldrich ... Nurse Butcher
Elizabeth Bond ... Feather
Nuala Campbell Nuala Campbell ... Newborn
Julie Dretzin ... Mother
Susan Grace ... Betty
Erin Hammond Erin Hammond ... Girl in clinic waiting room
Maximilian Lam Maximilian Lam ... 1 Year Old Gus
Randy Liedtke ... Stoner Lou
Katharina Magdalena ... Floozy Gloria
Ana Isabel Merez ... Nurse (as Ana Isabel Mercado)
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Storyline

After years of struggling to conceive with her husband, Lizzie has given up hope of having a baby on her own. But when her best friend Andie finds herself pregnant after a one-night stand, an unexpected solution arises: Andie offers to have the baby and give it to Lizzie. The couple agrees to the plan, on one condition: Andie must move in with them for the duration of the pregnancy. But can the women's friendship survive until birth? Jessie McCormack's debut is a refreshingly candid comedy about planning ahead for life's unexpected detours. Written by Tribeca Film

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What's a baby between friends? See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Expecting See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dr. Grayson: You have been coming in here for over a year, and I don't think any of us really ever said anything. It's like we're talking about the weather.
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Down in the Valley
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Performed by Radha Mitchell
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Really Good
9 December 2013 | by d-basketteSee all my reviews

I did not know what to expect when i got to the theatre. And assumed it was going to be a typical chick flick I was going to have to suffer through, however I'm glad to say my assumptions were wrong! Jesse McCormick did an outstanding job in her directing debut. It was indeed a story focusing on the relationship between two women done in a way that was totally accessible to both men and women. I laughed out loud more times than I can count, and the acting was suburb. The movie felt quite real to me and the relationships between the characters felt genuine. Don't let the trailer fool you this is not just another "girls" movie. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to kick back and be thoroughly entertained for 87 minutes of great filmmaking!


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