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Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 26 April 2014 (USA)
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After struggling for years as an artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends to help him... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Adam Brody ... Rocks
Wyatt Cenac ... Gunderson
Danny Jacobs ... Billy
Josh Lawson ... Jake
Amber Tamblyn ... Tabatha
Lauren Miller Rogen ... Emma (as Lauren Miller)
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Scott Adsit ... Priest
Athena Alexis ... Nurse (as Athenas Duché)
Annabelle Attanasio ... Curious Student
Michael Armstrong Barr ... Doctor
Allyce Beasley ... Jeanne
Will Beinbrink ... Joe
Mikaela Brandon Mikaela Brandon ... Inquisitive Student
Brady Bryson ... Boy at Party
Adam Celentano ... SAT Student
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After struggling for years as an artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends to help him retrace their greatest adventure together: a walk down the entire length of Manhattan. But their attempt to reclaim the glory of their early 20s doesn't go quite as planned. Over the course of the day, buried conflicts emerge as Jake becomes embroiled with his ex-girlfriend and his friends dip into their own crises of manhood. Written by Official site

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One big island. One absurdly long walk.

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English

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26 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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A Vida e Outros Enganos See more »

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Hilarious, on point and unexpectedly touching
28 May 2014 | by hugopierremartinSee all my reviews

Coy and crass, witty and maybe a little wise - Growing up and other lies, lies somewhere between a bromantic comedy and a wise-cracking road trip movie, only the road is simply a trek through Manhattan accompanied by a diverse cast who make you wonder why they aren't all house-hold names (perhaps Adam Brody is?) This movie has one of the best kisses you'll see on screen - Josh Lawson being effortlessly brilliant, the writer/directors Danny Jacobs (lead) and Darren Grodsky (supporting) who are hilarious and enviably talented, Wyatt Cenac (of Daily Show fame) as the kind of dick you want as your best friend and Adam Brody, who is incredibly charming and talented and should be considered for less obvious casting choices. Amber Tamblyn is…incredible as well as the girl you just can't forget - as she no doubt will be for her performance. Oh, and there's also my favorite Jake Bugg song as part of the soundtrack. See it in the theaters if you can! It's beautifully shot!


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