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Obvious Child (2014)

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A twenty-something comedienne's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time.

Writers:

Gillian Robespierre (screenplay by), Karen Maine (story) | 6 more credits »
10 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenny Slate ... Donna Stern
Paul Briganti ... Ryan
Gaby Hoffmann ... Nellie
Stephen Singer ... Gene
Richard Kind ... Jacob
Polly Draper ... Nancy Stern
Gabe Liedman ... Joey
Jake Lacy ... Max
Cindy Cheung ... Dr. Bernard
Ernest Mingione ... Waiter
Cyrus McQueen Cyrus McQueen ... Stand-Up
David Cross ... Sam
Maciek Jasik Maciek Jasik ... Cabbie
Jennifer Kim ... Female
Suzanne Lenz ... Female #2
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Storyline

For aspiring comedian Donna Stern, everyday life as a female twenty-something provides ample material for her relatable brand of humor. On stage, Donna is unapologetically herself, joking about topics as intimate as her sex life and as crude as her day-old underwear. But when Donna winds up unexpectedly pregnant after a one-night stand, she is forced to face the uncomfortable realities of independent womanhood for the first time. Donna's drunken hookup - and epic lapse in prophylactic judgment - turns out to be the beginning of an unplanned journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Written by A24 Films

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Entre Risos e Lágrimas See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$77,315, 8 June 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,122,616, 3 October 2014
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jenny Slate and David Cross previously worked on Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011). See more »

Quotes

Donna Stern: It's like the one place where I can go and wear my diaper and feel that I fit in.
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Soundtracks

City of Light
Written by Tash Neal and Chris St. Hilaire
Performed by The London Souls
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Disgusting
29 July 2018 | by sarahcano-02344See all my reviews

Wish I could vote 0 stars. This has to be the worst movie ever. It needs to be clear this is a movie about abortion. I sat here watching hoping she would change her mind and take responsibility for her actions and NOT abort her baby. Nope she ends up doing it anyway. The entire movie comments are thrown left and right making it seem like abortions are normal. In the end she does a stand up comedy show making JOKES about how she's about to have an abortion like it isnt actually a baby. This movie was crazy depressing. Never will I watch anything with any of these actors again. Definitely made me dislike them all for supporting this trash of a story line. Worst. Movie. Ever.


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