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The Layover (2017)

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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 | Romance

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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

Hotel shots were filmed at Sheraton Vancouver Airport in May 2015. See more »

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On the road trip, the driver states they are on I-24 South, but I-24 runs East and West. See more »

Quotes

Meg: You buy socks and I suck...
Kate: Okay! Okay. I got it. I got it.
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Don't You Want Me
Written by Phil Oakey, Philip Adrian Wright (as Philip Wright) and John Callis
Performed by The Human League (as Human League)
Published by BMG Rights Management (US) LLC and Music of V2 America
Administered by Domino Publishing Company USA
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Goes unnoticed
2 June 2018 | by Floated2See all my reviews

The Layover is an R-rated comedy starring Kate Upton and Alexandra Daddrio. The film has its moments but it's clear from its trailers what to expect. Being largely panned from critics, one should have low expectations when watching. At most, the Layover, the film feels like a teenage sitcom or something in which twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have done in their time back then.

The comedy isn't too forced but it really isn't funny in many ways. Predictable and television type humor. The film isn't too long which passes time quickly, though other than most there is some entertainment watching both leads interact with one another. It's a light hearted comedy, perhaps some critics are being too harsh. It's what to expect.


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