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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

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:

The only thing stopping you is you. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Cineworld (UK) | Facebook | See more »

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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,282,227, 21 February 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

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

While Maya and Zoe are looking around the mansion and they look at the photos around the place. And Zoe says they are hers. The real artist is actually Lee Jeffries. 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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Soundtracks

Silver Lining
Written by Jacob Banks (as Jacob Akinoso) and Nayla 'Sillkey' Nyassa
Performed by Jacob Banks
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A feel good movie that is a few star names away from being made for TV
27 January 2019 | by coombsstephenSee all my reviews

I should say that this movie probably isn't aimed at middle aged (bordering old) Englishman but I would be shocked to see anyone suggesting that this should receive any nominations for any awards, that it would want.

The plot is quite ludicrous, has more holes than a fishing net and is just laughable in places. It is squarely aimed at a light hearted feel good film market but the story it tells goes way past plausible and sense of reality in it is quickly lost.

On the bright side there are some funny moments, decent support characters and it is a very easy watch.


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