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Second Act (2018)

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A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

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Peter Segal
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lopez ... Maya
Vanessa Hudgens ... Zoe
Leah Remini ... Joan
Treat Williams ... Anderson Clarke
Milo Ventimiglia ... Trey
Annaleigh Ashford ... Hildy Ostrander
Charlyne Yi ... Ariana
Alan Aisenberg ... Chase
Freddie Stroma ... Ron Ebsen
Dave Foley ... Felix Herman
Larry Miller ... Weiskopf
Dierdre Friel ... Big Ant
Lacretta ... Suzi Teplitsky
Dan Bucatinsky ... Arthur Coyle
Dalton Harrod ... Dilly
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Storyline

A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Her talent was real. Her resume was not. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual references, and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Food Bazaar Supermarket in Long Island City, New York, was used for location filming and remained open for three days while filming in October 2017. See more »

Goofs

During the Ginko trimming scene they trim down until there's only one leaf left, in the next scene there are more leaves on the plant. See more »

Quotes

Maya: Everyday you wake up and have a second chance to do whatever you want, to be whoever you want. The only thing stopping you is you.
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Connections

References Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

O Tannenbaum
(From "A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)")
Written by Traditional
Arranged by Vince Guaraldi
Performed by The Vince Guaraldi Trio (as Vince Guaraldi Trio)
Courtesy of Concord Music
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Nice, lite, Fun, heartwarming movie
27 December 2018 | by marykfinnSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this very much. Laughed out loud and was moved to tears. It is not meant to be taken too seriously. If you want a fun, enjoyable night at the movies, I would highly recommend this.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

21 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Second Act See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,489,983, 23 December 2018

Gross USA:

$39,282,227

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,282,227
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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