• Failure to Launch (2006)

Failure to Launch

Release Date: March 10th, 2006

DVD Release Date: June 27th, 2006

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

A young man (Matthew McConaughey) continues to live at the home of parents who, in desperation to push him out of the nest once and for all, hatch a plan. They hire a beautiful woman (Sarah Jessica Parker) to entice him to assume the mantle of responsibility and get his own place.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper, Terry Bradshaw, Kathy Bates, Adam Alexi-Malle

Director: Tom Dey

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Paramount, Scott Rudin Productions

Keywords: Lighthearted, Hilarious, Love interest, Best friend, Underdog, Love, Mother, 2000s, Father, Quest, Family

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Connie OgleMiami Herald

    Bradshaw, who is funnier than you might suspect, also turns out to be the most fearless of performers. show more

  • 88
    New York Post

    This is a guy comedy being mismarketed as a chick flick, complete with a poster that looks like a page from Lucky magazine. show more

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    McConaughey and Parker get stranded with thanklessly predictable scenes, while Zooey Deschanel, Kathy Bates and Terry Bradshaw garner the film's few laughs. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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