PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.
Naomi Watts learned her Russian accent for her role as Daka by watching YouTube videos and by going to a Russian spa in order to observe mannerisms and dialect.
So this Irish guy knocks on this lady's door and says, you know, "Have you got any, uh... Any, uh... work for me?" And she says, "Um, well, you now, as a matter of fact, you could paint the porch." 'Bout two hours later, the guy comes back and says,...
When the students are doing chin ups in gym class, the student before Oliver, only shown from the chest up, has limp arms and hands when he is doing his chin ups instead of tightened arm/hand muscles, which would be the case if he was really doing chin ups.
The credits play over a scene with Vincent trying to have a cigarette in his backyard and then later watering the lawn.
$109,878 (USA) (10 October 2014)
$44,134,898 (USA) (1 March 2015)