• It's Complicated (2009)

It's Complicated

Release Date: December 25th, 2009

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 2010

R |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Jane (Meryl Streep), a successful restaurateur, has been divorced from Jake (Alec Baldwin) for many years, although they remain friends. When an innocent meal together turns into an affair, Jane finds that she is the other woman in the now-remarried Jake's life. Meanwhile, Adam (Steve Martin), an architect hired to remodel her kitchen, is still stinging from his own divorce. He finds himself falling in love with Jane but soon realizes that he has become part of a triangle.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski, Lake Bell, Rita Wilson, Zoe Kazan, Hunter Parrish

Director: Nancy Meyers

Genres: Romantic comedy , Comedy

Production Co: Waverly Films, Scott Rudin Productions

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Family , Hotel , Love triangle , Amusing , Forbidden love , House , Temptation , Engaging , 2000s , Daughter , Son

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    After listening to Jane and Jake talk it out in the interminable process of working it out—they explore their relationship as exhaustively, and exhaustingly, as any kids on Facebook—I found myself wishing for more shallows and fewer depths. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    I enjoyed the spectacle of middle-aged people making spectacles of themselves. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    What Meyers doesn't do is take chances. She sticks to formula and predictability. In "Complicated," this is as much a matter of casting as writing. show more

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Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical