• I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)

I Don't Know How She Does It

Release Date: September 16th, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 3rd, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

As an employee at a Boston-based financial firm, Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker) struggles daily to balance the demands of her high-powered career with the needs of her husband (Greg Kinnear) and children. When she gets an account that requires frequent trips to New York and her husband gets a new job, Kate finds herself spread even thinner. Complicating Kate's life even more is new business associate Jack Abelhammer (Pierce Brosnan), who throws temptation into the mix.

Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Christina Hendricks, Kelsey Grammer, Seth Meyers, Olivia Munn, Jane Curtin

Director: Douglas McGrath

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Weinstein Company

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Sacrifice, School, Husband, Best friend, Amusing, Love, Daughter, Office, New York City, 2010s, Marriage, Family

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Long after lice from her children's school infested Kate's scalp, I was scratching my head about why a 91-minute movie seemed so long. The answer came from reframing the question. Why was a string of sitcom problems stretched to 91 minutes? show more

  • 60
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Amusing, but formulaic, romantic comedy. show more

  • 40

    After a while, you stop hoping she'll tell her family to suck it up and watch some TV and then drink a bottle of rosé all by herself, and instead settle for wishing she'd develop a smidgen of self worth. show more

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