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Maggie's Plan (2015)

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Maggie wants to have a baby, raising him on her own, but when she gets romantically involved with John, a married man, things get complicated and all the balance of Maggie's plans may collapse.

Director:

Rebecca Miller

Writers:

Rebecca Miller, Karen Rinaldi (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Greta Gerwig ... Maggie
George Ashiotis George Ashiotis ... Blind Man
Bill Hader ... Tony
Monte Greene ... Max
Travis Fimmel ... Guy
Fredi Walker-Browne Fredi Walker-Browne ... Beverly
Ethan Hawke ... John
Maya Rudolph ... Felicia
Brendan Titley Brendan Titley ... Shakespearean Actor
Stephen Lin ... Shakespearean Actor's Lover
Wallace Shawn ... Kliegler
Julianne Moore ... Georgette
Mina Sundwall ... Justine
Jackson Frazer ... Paul
Ida Rohatyn Ida Rohatyn ... Lily
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Storyline

Maggie's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and in a quandary: what do you do when you suspect your man and his ex wife are actually perfect for each other?

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Chapter Two: The Affair Begins See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Danish

Release Date:

27 April 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

El plan de Maggie See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$63,308, 22 May 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,351,230, 25 September 2016
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Second film Ethan Hawke and Maya Rudolph star in after Gattaca See more »

Quotes

Georgette: You've had your thinking licence revoked.
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Man in the Street
Composed by Roland Alphonso, Lloyd Brevett (as Lloyd Brivett), Don Drummond, Jerome Haynes (as Jerome Hayes), Ferron Lloyd George Knibb, Tommy McCook, Jackie Donat Roy Mittoo, Johnny Moore, Lester Sterling
Performed by Don Drummond
Published by Music Sales Corporation o/b/o Campbell COnnelly France SARL
Courtesy of Studio One
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White People Problems: Ultimate Edition
9 August 2016 | by El_JefeSee all my reviews

A narcissistic man-child falls for a frumpy, Midwestern stereotype, leaves his German shrew-wife, then vacillates back and forth pointlessly.

Bonus: a foreigner selling artisanal pickles to Whole Foods for distribution, and a child attending "Eurythmics" class. I honestly can't tell if this is all an elaborate trolling effort.

The only humor in this "comedy" are a few bitter lines from the comedians.

I would write more, but honestly, there's nothing more to say. It's an almost empty film. My interest in the actors was the only thing compelling me to watch.


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