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Instant Family (2018)

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A couple find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.

Director:

Sean Anders
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Wahlberg ... Pete
Rose Byrne ... Ellie
Isabela Moner ... Lizzy
Gustavo Quiroz ... Juan
Julianna Gamiz ... Lita
Octavia Spencer ... Karen
Tig Notaro ... Sharon
Tom Segura ... Russ
Allyn Rachel ... Kim
Britt Rentschler ... Linda (as Brittney Rentschler)
Jody Thompson ... Jim
Margo Martindale ... Grandma Sandy
Julie Hagerty ... Jan
Michael O'Keefe ... Jerry
Joan Cusack ... Mrs. Howard
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A couple find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children.

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Just add chaos laughter awkwardness mistakes love.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual material, language and some drug references | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Instant Family See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Company Credits

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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The film was inspired by writer/director Sean Anders' experience adopting through Seneca Family of Agencies' Kinship Center. See more »

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References SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) See more »

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Unexpectedly Great
16 November 2018 | by Josef Tura-2See all my reviews

I didn't expect much walking into this movie, but I have to admit I was floored by the extremely nuanced and heartfelt themes of this movie. It's not the fluffy comedy that the posters and trailers might lead you to believe


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