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Like Father (2018)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | 3 August 2018 (USA)
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After she's left at the altar, a workaholic advertising executive ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with her estranged father.

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Lauren Miller Rogen (as Lauren Miller)

Writers:

Lauren Miller Rogen (screenplay by), Anders Bard (story by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Bell ... Rachel
Danielle Davenport ... Vanessa
Kimiko Glenn ... Geena
Wynter Kullman ... Emily
Kelsey Grammer ... Harry
Brett Gelman ... Frank Lerue
Jon Foster ... Owen
Elisabeth Ness ... Rose
Ralph Adriel Johnson ... Creative Exec #2
Olivia Oguma ... Creative Exec #1
Brian McCarthy ... Ben
Keilly McQuail ... Evie
Kenneth McCoy Kenneth McCoy ... Tribeca Bartender
Jen Zaborowski ... Jane
Brittany Ross ... Amy
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A workaholic woman who is left at the altar takes her honeymoon trip anyway, joined by her overachieving father, who left her mother because he believed his family was holding back his career.

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There are some journeys you can't take alone.

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Comedy | Drama

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Feature length directorial debut for Lauren Miller Rogen. See more »

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After their drunken evening, Rachel and Harry arrive on the cruise unpacked and empty-handed apart from their donned clothing - forcing them to shop for new ones. Yet later, Dad mysteriously has the ashes of his dead friend with him. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rachel: [on the phone] Hello. Rachel Hamilton. Yes, thank you for calling me back. Yes, Mr. LeRue told me you were coming in tomorrow. Well, I promise, once you hear our pitch, there will be no doubt in your mind that LeRue is the company to make you America's next favorite potato chip. Excuse me, the world's greatest potato chip.
[chuckles]
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Soundtracks

With Fun in My Life
Written by Ellis Taylor (as Ellis Clarence Taylor Sr.)
Performed by James Whitney
Courtesy of The Numero Group
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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How this movie makes you feel
3 August 2018 | by tullphdSee all my reviews

Slow, bored, watch at double speed, predictable, WHAT??

I don't think so.

The pacing was slow because this relationship mending process doesn't happen over night, or does it get fixed with one good hangover.

You want action comedy, wam bam thank you mam without the emotions that they are working through. I think it might appear cliche, but relationships are not. This movie made me cry, as I am that father. This movie hit so close to home that i know it will be a turning point in my life. It is easy to produce an action, car chase, gun shots from everywhere, science fiction escape that is void of heart, love, longing, remorse, trust,fear, and a dozen more emotions.

The fear that we face in our lives is not that bad guys are trying to kill us, and chase us down and bury us in a ditch.

The fear is to be alone, without love, friends, a home, food, a job, a family; but as we grow all these dynamics change. When once a small barbecue was easy, and everybodt was there to chip in, then later we don't even want to go through the actions.

We can hide in our work or run away to that place where we can feel our ;life, as it is.

I will recommend this movie, and pray that any of the hurtful things that happen in this flick will never happen to any one ever again.

Open your souls eye to what this movie is trying to share. You will cry if you have a heart.


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