R | | Comedy, Drama
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
According to the audio commentary, Paul Thomas Anderson did an uncredited edit of the film. He did get a "Thank you" in the credits, however.
You're my best friend, and I don't even like you.
When Ira is playing George his playlist you can see he clicks on the second song but when it flicks back the song highlighted is way further down. It flicks back again and the highlight is back to the second spot.
Judd Apatow's daughter's cover of Memory is played during the credits.
$22,657,780 (USA) (2 August 2009)
$51,855,045 (USA) (17 September 2009)
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