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Unfinished Business (2015)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 6 March 2015 (USA)
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A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable, and unimaginable.

Director:

Ken Scott

Writer:

Steve Conrad
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vince Vaughn ... Dan Trunkman
Tom Wilkinson ... Timothy McWinters
Dave Franco ... Mike Pancake
Sienna Miller ... Chuck Portnoy
June Diane Raphael ... Susan Trunkman
Britton Sear ... Paul Trunkman
Ella Anderson ... Bess Trunkman
Nick Frost ... Bill Whilmsley
James Marsden ... Jim Spinch
Ken Scott Ken Scott ... Tourist at German Hotel
Kasia Malinowska Kasia Malinowska ... Craigslist Maid
Carmen Lopez Carmen Lopez ... Actual Maid
Melissa McMeekin ... National Rental Clerk
Michael Krabbe Michael Krabbe ... Dandlin Desk Clerk
Uwe Ochsenknecht ... Maarten Daaervk
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Storyline

A hard-working small business owner (Vince Vaughn) and his two associates (Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco) travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable - and unimaginable. Written by 20th Century Fox

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Best business trip ever See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong risqué sexual content/graphic nudity, and for language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Vaughn wears a German football training suit with three stars, although Germany won the World Cup in 2014 and wears four stars from there on. See more »

Goofs

Although "Flügelschlagen" is an actual German word it does not make any sense the way it is used throughout the movie. It's nonsense and becomes a running gag after that. Translated back to English it means "flapping wings", i.e. what birds do to fly. Only at the end of the movie, where Dan tries to explain it to his wife, it fits pretty well into the context of his words of wisdom. See more »

Quotes

Susan Trunkman: It's been a tough week.
Dan Trunkman: Yeah. Well. How about I drive?
Susan Trunkman: Yes, please.
Dan Trunkman: Flügel schlagen.
Susan Trunkman: What?
Dan Trunkman: Something I learned on my trip. It means, "You have to fight like hell... but don't forget to catch your breath now and then... and realize that everything's gonna be all right." Or it means "Turn left," probably.
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Connections

References Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

On a Roll
Written by Kool Kojak (as Allan Grigg), Peter Svensson, and Shellback (as Johan Schuster)
Performed by Icona Pop
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Not the type of comedy that leaves you on your back laughing but it was really enjoyable and purposeful and i believe the latter one really matters
31 May 2015 | by Aktham_TashtushSee all my reviews

The movie started off a bit seriously and not much of funny bits but it kept on growing to be really hilarious in some scenes, Generally the movie hits so many nerves like how to be courageous enough and initiative to start your business if you know you're good enough to do so, but also faces the bullying and it is what makes the movie more purposeful and own a valid strong point of view. Maybe it's not the type of comedy it would leave me on my back laughing but again the did something good adding the bullying thingy to the plot so it would make it more attractive.

The screenplay was thorough,, the script was "in my opinion" well written, Steve Conrad took this project all by himself and he made it look really genuine ,, yes this is no where near his previous movies like "the weather man", "the promotion" or god knows "The Pursuit of Happiness" but it still felt so nice to watch.

As for the cast, Vince Vaughn is genius we all know that, Bravo,, but Dave Franco .. come on.. his performance here is applaudable .. he is really heading to be a really renowned actor ... There were more than a handful of really funny hardly laughable scenes for him,, When they're all in the spa and he start saying "boobies ... boobies" and there was another one when they were in the bathroom in the gay bar when he fell down and said "the penis touched my face" and then the slapping with the Japanese guys.. gosh his face expression is priceless :D Tom Wilkinson was fine same goes for most of the characters.

Again the comedy was just okay at the beginning but it really peaked to an exciting level in the hardcore party they were having :D

Overall, i believe any movie has a purpose deserve a chance on the big screen and bullying is a huge matter and it was nice they shone a bit of light on it ,, and the comedy was fresh .. not a Wowzer but still nice and fresh so i found it enjoyable. So it pass 5/10 for the comedy and over 6 for the story ;)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Business Trip See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,772,613, 8 March 2015

Gross USA:

$10,219,501

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,431,253
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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