PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance
A slacker is forced to work for his father-in-law after his pregnant wife steps away from her high-paying job.
In an interview with Creative Screenwriting magazine, the screenwriters, David Guion and Michael Handelman, virtually disowned the film. Guion said "That movie was a bit of a cautionary story for screenwriters in terms of that it was a movie that struggled a little bit and didn't test well initially, and the financiers panicked and said, 'We better show a lot of people getting hit in the balls.' It was unfortunate because the director, Jesse Peretz, is great and very talented, but the movie was ultimately taken out of his hands."
You couldn't lose me even if you tried. And you've been trying really hard lately.
Clearly visible out the window of candy & ice cream shop supposedly in Ohio is an awning with a phone number with a 718 area code, which belongs to New York City's outer boroughs.
A series of outtakes and bloopers are played over the end credits.
SPOILER WARNING The version of the film on the Unrated DVD is drastically different than, and is in fact shorter than, the theatrical release. The plot point in which it is revealed that Chip was faking his handicap is never revealed. The following scenes are removed from the film:
$1,394,229 (USA) (11 May 2007)
$3,091,922 (USA) (8 July 2007)
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