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2000s, Comedy - Romantic

Failure to Launch

Released 2006 Rating 12A in UK
Director Tom Dey Writer/s Tom J Astle, Matt Ember
Starring Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, Kathy Bates,
Source of story An original screenplay
Elevator Pitch A couple hire a young woman who guarantees to get their thirty something son to leave home, but things go awry when they are attracted to each other.
Content Lots of dialogue, views of extreme sports and one nude scene featuring Tripp’s father.
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This film started off appearing to be a bit tiresome, but I warmed to it and almost laughed a couple of times, particularly when the Mockingbird featured.

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