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Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 21 October 2016 (USA)
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A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies.

Director:

Greg Mottola

Writer:

Michael LeSieur
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Galifianakis ... Jeff Gaffney
Isla Fisher ... Karen Gaffney
Jon Hamm ... Tim Jones
Gal Gadot ... Natalie Jones
Patton Oswalt ... Scorpion
Ming Zhao ... Scorpion's Girlfriend
Matt Walsh ... Dan Craverston
Maribeth Monroe ... Meg Craverston
Michael Liu ... Yang
Kevin Dunn ... Carl Pronger
Dayo Abanikanda ... Cool Man
Henry Boston ... Patrick
Jack McQuaid ... Mikey
Bobby Lee ... Ricky Lu
Ying He Ying He ... Mrs. Lu
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A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies.

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This Fall every couple needs a little action. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, action/violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hebrew | Mandarin

Release Date:

21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Keeping Up with Jones See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,461,475, 23 October 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$14,896,798, 23 December 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,939,621, 26 December 2016
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The Wilhelm scream can be heard when Natalie Jones (Gal Gadot) shoots the front spoke of one of the motorcycles chasing them. See more »

Goofs

When the Gaffneys and the Joneses are at the restaurant eating, the amount of water in the cups changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Tim Jones: You broke into our house. What kind of neighbors are you?
Jeff Gaffney: You bugged our house. What kind of neighbors are you?
Tim Jones: Good point.
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Connections

References Homeland (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

AM I WRONG
Written by Anderson Paak (as Brandon Paak Anderson), Pomo and Ivan Jackson Rosenberg
Performed by Anderson Paak ft. Schoolboy Q
Courtesy of OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club/Empire/Apple Music
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Autistic Reviewers Opinion Of This Movie.
23 October 2016 | by autisticreviewersSee all my reviews

"A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies. " The comedy of "Keeping Up with the Joneses" comes from exaggeration. Mottola and screenwriter Michael LeSieur play up a suburban oasis for Jeff and Karen, with the pair living an idyllic life in a beautiful home. She's an interior designer, he's a practiced corporate negotiator, and while their marriage is stable, it's become flavorless. You've seen these characters before, and the production does little to disturb expectations, highlighting sexual dysfunction in the household, with newfound summertime freedom inspiring thoughts of savage coupling, only to have the pair maintain distance out of habit. There's no twist, no larger message of love. Jeff and Karen are set up as cheerful nothings easily overwhelmed by the arrival of Tim and Natalie, who stun their neighbors with flawless style, beauty, and sophistication. They're incredible, bewitching the community with tales of international travel and the display of impressive dart-throwing skills.

Gal Gadot is always good at playing at the sexy lady and Jon Hamm was good at playing his manipulating and sly character. There's hardly any jokes that work in the movie, and if it wasn't for Isla Fisher and Zach Galifianakis's improvisational Comedy it would've flopped big time! The movie had one of the biggest disappointing showdowns we've ever seen. All in all, it's not a disastrous movie, but your best bet is to rent it on Netflix. 5/10. 2/5 stars.


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