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R| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
The lives of several people revolve around the search for a missing youngster. Ryan (Dane Cook) is a therapist who is having an affair and pulling away from his wife, Kate (Elizabeth Mitchell), who desperately wants a baby. Meanwhile, one of Ryan's clients (Kali Hawk) begins a tentative romance as she copes with feelings of racism, and Ryan's mother (Barbara Hershey) clings to the foolish belief that the husband who abandoned her will return one day .

Cast: Dane Cook , Elizabeth Mitchell , Julie Benz , Barbara Hershey , Zach Gilford , Erik Palladino , Kali Hawk , Aja Volkman

Director: Matthew Leutwyler

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Answers to Nothing (2011)

Release Date: December 2nd, 2011|2 hr. 4 min.

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  • The result is a diligent brand of gloom. When it isn't being diligently gloomy, it's being obvious. When it isn't being obvious, it's being sneaky, and when it isn't being sneaky, it's marching toward a climax of B-movie violence, stupidity and nuttiness that summarily bumps off the movie's least annoying character. show more

  • Apparently, it takes a village - or the collection of villages known as Los Angeles - to go nowhere slowly. show more

  • "A Short Cuts" full of self-pitying sociopaths, Answers to Nothing follows its characters toward a succession of increasingly queasy conclusions it tries to pass off as heartfelt and human. show more

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  • March 25, 2012 le00000000117043
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    I found the different characters as they were introduced, were hard to sort out in the beginning, but if you like a story with many characters/ stories that connect by the end, this is for you! I thought it was a dark drama, I liked the not so cliched story.

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Dane Cook, Matt Saracen and Juliet from 'Lost' Made a Drama Together

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Moviefone Staff on Oct 5th, 2011 5:10PM

Comedians are good at being funny (well, some of them, anyway), but sometimes they get really, really serious instead. Take Dane Cook. In his latest film, 'Answers to Nothing,' the arena-filling comic...

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