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R| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer (Joan Allen) is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters (Keri Russell, Evan Rachel Wood, Erika Christensen, Alicia Witt). As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny (Kevin Costner), a former baseball player. As the two grow closer, and her daughters increasingly rely on Denny, Terry starts to have reservations about where their relationship is headed.

Cast: Joan Allen , Kevin Costner , Erika Christensen , Evan Rachel Wood , Keri Russell , Alicia Witt , Mike Binder , Dane Christensen

Director: Mike Binder

Genres: Comedy drama, Romance

Distributor: New Line Cinema

The Upside of Anger (2005)

Release Date: March 11th, 2005|2 hr. 1 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A fiercely funny human comedy with jokes that sting and leave marks. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Wondrous performances. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The primary upside to The Upside of Anger is the presence of Joan Allen in the lead role. show more

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