R | | Comedy, Drama
An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.
Robert Downey, Jr. and Tobey Maguire would go on to play the roles of Iron Man and Spider-Man, respectively. Downey later starred as Iron Man alongside Tom Holland as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
"The young girl sat perfectly still in the confessional listening to her father's boots scrape like chalk on the ancient steps of the church, then grow faint, then disappear altogether. She could sense the priest beyond the grate..." On that ...
Grady Tripp's head moves between shots when Hannah Green talks to him at the door in the first scene.
£260,126 (UK) (5 November 2000)
$19,389,454 (USA) (28 January 2001)