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Humor Me (2017)

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With an interminable case of writer's block and a personal family crisis, playwright Nate is forced to move into his father's retirement community.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joey Slotnick ... Zimmerman
Bernie McInerney Bernie McInerney ... Doctor
Elliott Gould ... Bob
Tibor Feldman ... Ed
Mike Hodge ... Alan
Ray Iannicelli ... Marv
Jemaine Clement ... Nate
Haley Rawson ... Younger Actress
Bebe Neuwirth ... CC Rudin
Marcy McGuigan ... Older Actress
Maria Dizzia ... Nirit
Cade Lappin ... Gabe
Erich Bergen ... Randy
Kristin McGee ... Kim
Makia Martin ... Guard
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A once-acclaimed New York playwright, NATE (Jemaine Clement), is struggling to finish his new play when his wife (Maria Dizzia) leaves him, taking their son. Desolate, broke and unable to pay the rent, Nate begrudgingly moves in with his widowed father, BOB (Elliott Gould), in his New Jersey retirement golf community. Bob, always quick with a joke, uses humor to deal with all of life's challenges, even the death of his beloved wife. It drives Nate crazy. Thinking his son could benefit from some discipline, Bob sends Nate to work for ELLIS (Willie Carpenter) an older ex-Marine who runs operations at the community. While at work, Nate stumbles on a senior citizen theater troupe staging a musical. Nate agrees to help but quickly realizes it won't be easy to get these quirky women to cooperate. And one of them, DEE (Annie Potts) even invites him to dinner to not-so-subtly set him up with her daughter, ALLISON (Ingrid Michaelson). Things reach a breaking point when a video of Nate's ... Written by Spitting Cobra Films

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8 August 2019 | by jhaineySee all my reviews

Why does IMDB not show Jermaine Clement's nsme as top billing? He IS the movie!


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Release Date:

12 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,342, 14 January 2018

Gross USA:

$40,099

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,099
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