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What They Had (2018)

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Bridget returns home at her brother's urging to deal with her ailing mother and her father's reluctance to let go of their life together.

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Elizabeth Chomko
3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Hilary Swank ... Bridget
Michael Shannon ... Nick
Robert Forster ... Burt
Blythe Danner ... Ruth
Taissa Farmiga ... Emma
Josh Lucas ... Eddie
Sarah Sutherland ... Mary
Marilyn Dodds Frank Marilyn Dodds Frank ... Marion
Aimee Garcia ... Dr. Zoe
William Smillie ... Gerry
Isabeau Dornevil Isabeau Dornevil ... R.A.
Jennifer Robideau ... Rachel
Jay Montepare Jay Montepare ... David
Ann Whitney Ann Whitney ... Neighbor Lady
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ryan W. Garcia ... Young Burt
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Bridget returns home at her brother's urging to deal with her ailing mother and her father's reluctance to let go of their life together.

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A family united by the past. Divided by the present. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including a brief sexual reference | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The pickup truck Bridget runs past and does a double take on has a sign on the door for Hoffsteader construction. Presumably a nod or subliminal homage to Douglas Hofsteadter, a notable cognitive science professor, and Hofsteadter's law which states that 'it will always take longer than you expect, even taking into consideration Hofsteadter's law.' Which is relative to the premise of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Burt: Love is commitment. You work at it.
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Soundtracks

Are You There?
Written by Aoife O'Donovan, Kate Chomko, Elizabeth Chomko
Performed by Aoife O'Donovan
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can·tan·ker·ous
28 October 2018 | by Intermissionman_See all my reviews

Award worthy Film !! Especially Robert Forster as Burt. He practically steals all his scenes. Important and Touching Story


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 2018 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

What They Had See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,683, 21 October 2018

Gross USA:

$260,136

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$533,579
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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