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R | | Comedy, Drama | 24 April 2015 (USA)
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A bankrupt businessman tries to restore good relations with his sister and her family.

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Ross Katz

Writers:

Nick Kroll (story by), Jeff Cox (story by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rose Byrne ... Justine
Nick Kroll ... Jake
Bobby Cannavale ... Danny
Matthew Paddock ... Teddy
Caleb Paddock ... Teddy
Paula Garcés ... Blanca
Joel McHale ... Hudson
Caitlin FitzGerald ... Kat
Jane Krakowski ... Miss Jenn
Mike Birbiglia ... Braden
Greg Johnson Greg Johnson ... Business Dude
Bobby Moynihan ... Paul
Seth Barrish ... Doctor
Jason Mantzoukas ... Herman
Cara Cooper Cara Cooper ... Real Estate Agent
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Storyline

A young, narcissistic entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company's big launch. With his entire life in total disarray, he leaves Manhattan to move in with his estranged pregnant sister, brother-in-law and 3-year-old nephew in the suburbs - only to become their nanny. Written by Toronto International Film Festival

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Taglines:

Some people just can't handle growing up

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some drug use. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brother's Keeper See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,657, 26 April 2015

Gross USA:

$108,808

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$108,808
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the 3rd collaboration between real life couple Rose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale. The First ones were Annie (2014) and Spy (2015) See more »

Goofs

In the bathroom scene when Teddy is sick and Justine passes him to Jake afterwards the necklace that she is wearing is missing sometimes when they cut back for between them when they are talking. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jake: Hi, I'm Jake Winton. If you're receiving this video, it means that you have invested in "MINDS i". It also means that we have raised $2.5 million to start production on the sickest piece of wearable technology on the market today.
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GET UP
Written by Kevin Peroni
Performed by Wiretree
Courtesy of Audio & Visual Labs, Inc
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A smooth and subtle take on relationship drama-comedy
8 June 2015 | by SeraphionSee all my reviews

The story background seems like another classic of s man rebuilding his life after a sudden loss. The main focus on the family and relationship drama feels really nice. The way the movie's script depicts the many small things happening in Jake's life is really nice that it feels so subtle and smooth. The movie literally didn't have any increase or decrease in mood, and just dominantly play on a single track of story development. The smaller things seem unpredictable, although their consequences seem so very predictable once they have come on-screen. The acting overall is quite a good bit. Rose Byrne's acting still feels okay although the character doesn't really need much more development. Nick Kroll really gets the comedy side nicely, just at the right portion. Bobby Cannavale's acting really balances the whole set.


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