After receiving life-altering news, a couple finds unexpected support from their best friend, who puts his own life on hold and moves into their family home, bringing an impact much greater and more profound than anyone could have imagined

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Brad Ingelsby (screenplay by), Matthew Teague (based on the article entitled 'The Friend' by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Segel ... Dane Faucheux
Isabella Kai ... Molly Teague (as Isabella Kai Rice)
Violet McGraw ... Evie Teague
Casey Affleck ... Matt Teague
Dakota Johnson ... Nicole Teague
John McConnell ... Glenn Hattaway
Jeronimo Spinx ... Colleague #1 (as Jerome Spinx)
Denée Benton ... Charlotte
Jake Owen ... Aaron
Jason Bayle ... Rick Bragg
Sampley Barinaga ... Kenny
Marielle Scott ... Kat
Lane Alexander ... Elf Valet
Ahna O'Reilly ... Gale
Paige King ... Veterinarian
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After receiving life-altering news, a couple finds unexpected support from their best friend, who puts his own life on hold and moves into their family home, bringing an impact much greater and more profound than anyone could have imagined

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Formerly titled "The Friend". See more »

Quotes

Nicole Teague: It's not fair that I'm the only woman who knows how special you are.
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Written and Performed by Louie Schultz (as Louie Shultz)
Courtesy of Aphasiatic Fever
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A Nice Heart Warming Movie
22 January 2021 | by varun-25071997See all my reviews

A good film about a sad and touching true story. A bit overlong sometimes, the editing could have been better. No idea why the story was narrated in a non-linear fashion it made it a little bit confusing and wasn't required. Dakota Johnson and Casey Affleck were great and make it a nice watchable movie.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$240,160, 24 January 2021

Gross USA:

$663,725

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$764,393
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1.85 : 1
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