• Dan in Real Life (2007)

Dan in Real Life

Release Date: October 26th, 2007

DVD Release Date: March 11th, 2008

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, Britt Robertson

Director: Peter Hedges

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Jon Shestack

Distributors: Buena Vista

Keywords: Amusing, Mother, Love, Endearing, Forbidden love, Rivalry, 2000s, Father, Brother, Family

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

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

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

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

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Provides Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche with comic roles that fit them like designer threads. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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