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Second Act (2018)

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A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

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Peter Segal
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lopez ... Maya
Vanessa Hudgens ... Zoe
Leah Remini ... Joan
Treat Williams ... Anderson Clarke
Milo Ventimiglia ... Trey
Annaleigh Ashford ... Hildy Ostrander
Charlyne Yi ... Ariana
Alan Aisenberg ... Chase
Freddie Stroma ... Ron Ebsen
Dave Foley ... Felix Herman
Larry Miller ... Weiskopf
Dierdre Friel ... Big Ant
Lacretta ... Suzi Teplitsky
Dan Bucatinsky ... Arthur Coyle
Dalton Harrod ... Dilly
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A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Dream big. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual references, and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Facebook | Filmnegah [Iran] | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

21 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Second Act See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,489,983, 23 December 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,282,227, 21 February 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,705,193, 17 January 2019
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Company Credits

Production Co:

STX Entertainment See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Maya and Ron are dancing at the Christmas party, they end up dancing the tango while having a disgruntled conversation. This nearly mimics the exact same scene from The Wedding Planner, in which Mary and Eddie also dance the tango. See more »

Goofs

During the Ginko trimming scene they trim down until there's only one leaf left, in the next scene there are more leaves on the plant. See more »

Quotes

Maya: I wish we lived in a world where street smarts equals book smarts.
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Referenced in True Facts: Movies Pass (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Callahan Cooker
Written by Sean Segal
Performed by University of Michigan Jazz Quartet
Courtesy of Michigan SMTD
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How The Heck This Movie Could Get 10 Rating !! ( Score 6.0/10 ⭐ )
13 January 2019 | by ymyusedaSee all my reviews

It is watchable , but the performance of Jennifer Lopez is poor . I don't understand why they rate it 10 ! Are they all paid critics ? What's the point in rating if it is fake ! So disappointing !


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