Everything Must Go Poster

Release Date: May 13th, 2011

DVD Release Date: September 6th, 2011

R|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Longtime salesman Nick Halsey (Will Ferrell) has seen better days. No longer at the top of his game, Nick, an alcoholic, loses his job for showing up drunk one too many times. On the same day, he finds that his wife has dumped him -- and his possessions -- on the front lawn of their home. Facing the fact that his life is collapsing around him, Nick holds a giant yard sale that turns into a unique survival strategy. Based on a short story by Raymond Carver.

Cast: Will Ferrell, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Rebecca Hall, Michael Peña, Laura Dern, Rosalie Michaels, Stephen Root, Glenn Howerton

Director: Dan Rush

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Temple Hill

Distributors: Roadside Attractions

Keywords: Friendship, Heartwarming, Office, Wife, Emotional, Love, Transformation, Fall, 2010s, Amusing, House

Ratings & Reviews

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  • From time to time the movie grabs you (though the music keeps repelling you). Taking stock and letting go-of superfluous things, of worn-out love-is a strong theme. But the progression of the script is like Nick's self-help program. We're familiar with the steps. show more

  • The film just doesn't mine enough humor or drama from this situation. Meanwhile most of the developments are wholly predictable. show more

  • This is an indie film with big stars - but also an indie films with big ideas about bringing real people to life. show more

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