Workaholic and sleazy businessman Sam is extremely reluctant to leave New York and go to his father's funeral. When he finally arrives, it becomes apparent that his mother and girlfriend are disappointed in him for "running away" whenever times get too emotional. Soon afterwards, he discovers that his father was sleeping around with another woman, and that Sam actually has a half-sister whom he never knew existed. His father has willed her $150,000 and has left Sam with the task of getting it to her. Frankie is a bartender also wrapped up in work just like her half-brother, and she has had a bad past and has now been left with the job of being a single parent to her troublemaker son, Josh. Josh is eleven years old but curses like a sailor and constantly makes fart jokes and sex jokes, making him popular with the bad kid crowd at school, although behind the act, Josh is depressed and lonely. Now Sam has to find a way to fix the past and reunite his mom, nephew and half-sister together ...
Find your family.
29 June 2012 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Welcome to People
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,255,423,
1 July 2012
Gross USA: $12,434,778
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $12,558,931
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
When sitting down with Michelle Pfeiffer
to discuss the character of Lillian, Alex Kurtzman
decided on a more naturalistic, slightly disheveled look for the role. As he described it: "this woman probably hasn't put on make-up in a year. She's been sitting by her dying husband's side and when we first meet her in the movie, that's where she's at. If we're too glamorous in this portrayal, it'll ring totally false." Pfeiffer agreed wholeheartedly and altered her otherwise glamorous image to play the grieving widow. See more
About 1.5 minutes into movie Chris Pine says "There's a market for everything Phil Weyerhaeuser Paper...." Pine pronounces the company wire-heiser, when it is pronounced ware-houser. See more
[to Sam about their father
I think that I waited my whole life for him to come back to me. He sent you.
Jamming Late at Night
Written and Performed by Martin Haene
and Joerg Sieghart
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation See more