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Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 14 March 2014 (USA)
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A strait-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.

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A strait-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder. Written by Occupant Films

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Happiness has no formula.

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Comedy | Drama

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Blonde sur ordonnance  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,337, 21 March 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$72,273, 23 March 2014
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Olivia Wilde (Elizabeth Roberts) and Peter Jacobson (Dr. Roth) stared un House M.D (2008) as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley and Dr. Chris Taub. See more »

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Jane Fonda: [narrating] Ya can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.19 (2014) See more »

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Hold Me Now
Written by Tom Bailey, Alannah Currie, and Joe Leeway
Performed by The Thompson Twins
Courtesy of SME UK Limited
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Nothing Special, But Still Fun
21 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

A strait-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.

This film comes across as your standard indie comedy with a solid cast. Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell and Ray Liotta, to name a few. Maybe not quite A-list, but all well-established actors in their own right with plenty of talent. Through in a cameo by Ben Schwartz, who is definitely moving up in the world, and you have a strong ensemble.

The film is good, too, with plenty of subtle humor, of a dark nature, and just enough quirkiness to appease the target audience. Maybe not quite funny enough to recommend, but worth the time it takes to watch.


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