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PG-13| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Dan Burns (Steve Carell), a widower and advice columnist, meets a beautiful stranger (Juliette Binoche) in a bookstore and is instantly smitten. Unfortunately the woman, named Marie, is already involved with Dan's charismatic brother (Dane Cook). As a weekend family gathering gets underway, Dan and Marie try to hide their mutual attraction, but fall in love anyway.

Cast: Steve Carell , Juliette Binoche , Dane Cook , Alison Pill , Dianne Wiest , John Mahoney , Emily Blunt , Brittany Robertson

Director: Peter Hedges

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Buena Vista

Dan in Real Life (2007)

Release Date: October 26th, 2007|1 hr. 38 min.

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fan reviews ( 53 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Carell shows a whole new side to his talents. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Dan in Real Life fires on so many circuits that at times it's actually shocking how good it is. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Dan in Real Life takes a pleasant premise and calls upon the talents of engaging actors and generally squanders both. show more

  • February 17, 2009 Bellehare9
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    I was expecting this to be mildly amusing at best, a bit sophomoric, and average storyline. Instead I was completely entertained and engrossed. My husband thoroughly enjoyed it as well. It's not just another immature comedy - the characters are complex and you feel empathetic toward them. It was quite moving in parts. If you enjoy films about an underdog or struggling to find your way through life, you will completely enjoy this.

  • November 11, 2008 OffcCrrl
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    this movie was great!!! your whol family will enjoy this movie. its like your the character in dans eyes!!! GO STEVE CARREL!!!!!!

  • October 13, 2008 Ptrcsmt928
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    Patriacia I Love this movie I want the sound track and DVD, I watch this movie every day. I loved the bathroom sene when he put the wash cloth over his eyes, got wet and rolled off the roof, I laugh so hard and cried when he sang for her. But what do I know I'm a hopless romantic fool.

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