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Second Act (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 21 December 2018 (USA)
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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

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

Taglines:

Dream big. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jefa por accidente 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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,922,241, 21 January 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,705,193, 17 January 2019
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Company Credits

Production Co:

STX Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

-Director:--Second Act is staged by Peter Segal, who has a dozen feature films made for film, almost all of which are comedies. He is credited with, among other things, several major box-office successes such as Max the Threat (2008), Half-Time in the Dart (2005), Love and Amnesia (2004) and Self Control (2003). See more »

Quotes

Maya: I wish we lived in a world where street smarts equals book smarts.
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Soundtracks

Limitless
Written by Sia and Jesse Shatkin
Performed by Jennifer Lopez
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No memorable scene
31 December 2018 | by ilovefoodcomaSee all my reviews

The Story: I like the casts and the idea of the story line. However, the way they deliver the story... kind of flat. Didn't really get me emotional. Definitely no "awww" or "wow" scene. No memorable scene.

The Directing: The "twist" in this movie could make it more dramatic. Because that should be the highlight scene to touch audiences hearts. Unfortunately, they didn't really spend too much scene to setup the "surprise" so it didn't have the smooth flow in the script.


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