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The Layover (2017)

R | | Comedy | 3 August 2017 (USA)
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Two friends on a road trip compete for the affections of a handsome man when their flight is redirected due to a hurricane.

Director:

William H. Macy

Writers:

David Hornsby (screenplay), Lance Krall (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Upton ... Meg
Alexandra Daddario ... Kate
Matt Barr ... Ryan
Matt Jones ... Craig
Kal Penn ... Anuj
Michael Benyaer ... Shahar
Emy Aneke ... Cab Driver
Joe Nunez ... Flight Attendant
Alvin Sanders ... Balloon Pilot
Rob Corddry ... Principal Moss
Molly Shannon ... Nancy
Angela Moore ... Female Cop
John Cassini ... Chuck
Jennifer Cheon ... Genevieve
John Destry John Destry ... Sketchy Drifter
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Storyline

After countless lonely nights over a bottle of wine and "The Bachelor", the Seattle longtime friends, Kate, a high school English teacher, and Meg, an ambitious cosmetics saleswoman, are beginning to realise that they are going through a rough patch. To take a break, the pair will soon find themselves on an impromptu flight to Fort Lauderdale, seated next to the handsome blonde Ryan who is on his way to a friend's wedding. All of a sudden, the two best friends will get sucked into a destructive spiral of relentless competition and cut-throat one-upmanship with Ryan as the prize, especially when a Category 4 hurricane reroutes their flight to a St. Louis layover. They say all is fair in love and war; however, is Ryan worthy of Meg and Kate's years of friendship? Written by Nick Riganas

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The flight is off. The fight is on.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, sexual content and some drug material. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Escala: Amizade Em Segundo Lugar See more »

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Trivia

Was meant to be the first feature length film for Lea Michele since New Year's Eve (2009) but she had to drop out of the project due to her commitments with Scream Queens (2015). Michele was ultimately replaced by Alexandra Daddario. See more »

Goofs

In the first apartment scene when Meg and Kate are dancing, Kate takes a sip of beer and her hand is wrapped around the neck of the beer bottle. The very next frame shows her lowering arm after her sip of beer and her hand is now around the base of the beer bottle. See more »

Quotes

Kate: What kind of comic is this?
Demarius: It's not a comic, it's manga.
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This Could Be My Lucky Day
Written by Jim Beloff
Arranged by Bianca Caruso & Lee Ferris
Performed by Bianca Caruso, Sophia Macy, Jessica Rau
Published by Flea Market Music, Inc.
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1 September 2017 | by isabellagambleSee all my reviews

Didn't laugh once. The story, acting and directing was terrible. I usually don't find these sorts of romantic comedies that bad and I laugh very easily but the humour was just so forced and lame. 100% Wouldn't recommend watching it in cinemas. Shouldn't even be rated R as their is no nudity, foul language or heavy violence.


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