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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.

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Taglines:

Dream big. 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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Trivia

Filming began in New York on Monday, October 23, 2017. See more »

Goofs

It's Christmas in New York and there's no snow, no barren trees, no chill. When they pan the lower east side and down to Maya (Jennifer Lopez) on the park bench, all the trees are in full bloom with green leaves on them. Winter in New York would have all the trees leaf-less (deciduous trees) and it would be below freezing. Maya is sitting comfortably with one Lycra layer on. See more »

Quotes

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

Features A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Merry Christmas Baby
Written by Johnny Moore (as Johnny Dudley Moore) and Lou Baxter
Performed by Jason Eckridge (as Jason Eskridge)
Produced by Ron Feemster (as Neff-U)
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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

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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