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The Company Men

Rated R for language and brief nudity.

R In Theaters 01/21/2011 , 113min.
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Plot & Details

Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck) is living the American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward (Chris Cooper) and Gene McClary (Tommy Lee Jones) jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers.

Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law (Kevin Costner) which does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps the realization that there is more to life than chasing the bigger, better deal. With humor, pathos, and keen observation, writer-director John Wells (the creator of "ER") introduces us to the new realities of American life.

AFI Fest

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 AFI Fest Film Presented Nominated

Sundance Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Sundance Film Festival Film Presented Nominated
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