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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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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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The only thing stopping you is you. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Second Act was shot entirely in New York. The filming started on October 20, 2017, and ended on December 15, 2017. Peter Segal wanted to make Manhattan a full-fledged character. Other places the team has invested in include the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, the High Line, the streets of Soho, the South Street Seaport area, Madison Square Park, the Food Bazaar in Queens, the Rockerfeller Center, Villard Mansion at Lotte New York Palace Hotel, Dean & Deluca's, inside a metro train of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and the wharf of an air train. See more »

Goofs

When referring to the ingredients of the new product Maya says that they use a special Ginko that only grows in Hiroshima. All Ginko today is related and comes from one area in China, which is where the trees in Hiroshima descend from, so they are not 'special'. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in Cheermonger: True Facts: Movies Pass (2019) See more »

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Let Me Know (TSP Remix)
Written by BellRinger (as Marcus "Bellringer" Bell) & Victoria Fairbanks
Performed by BellRinger (as Bellringer) (featuring Vlynn)
Courtesy of The Song Pimp, Inc.
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An entertaining movie
20 January 2019 | by kittypryde_shadowcatSee all my reviews

J.Lo did an amazing work with this movie. It is nice to see actresses like her again on the big screen. It is the kind of romantic comedy that was popular in the early 2000s. I think people will enjoy this movie. However, it is possible to relate this movie with other J. Lo movies because it has a similar storyline. I would suggest the audience to ignore the similarities and focus in the storyline because it explores common circumstances in a funny and enjoyable way. I surely recommend this movie to everyone.


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Country:

USA

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English | Mandarin

Release Date:

21 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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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:

$72,294,066
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2.39 : 1
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