• Answers to Nothing (2011)

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Release Date: December 2nd, 2011

DVD Release Date: February 28th, 2012

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

Distributors: Roadside Attractions

Ratings & Reviews

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  • "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

  • The interlocking stories are theoretically about people whose lives are associated; that worked in "Crash." Here the connections seem less immediate and significant, and so the movie sometimes seems based on a group of separate short stories. show more

  • 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

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