• Obvious Child (2014)

Obvious Child

Release Date: June 6th, 2014

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2014

R |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

An immature, newly unemployed comic (Jenny Slate) must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student (Jake Lacy) results in an unplanned pregnancy.

Cast: Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, Gabe Liedman, Polly Draper, Richard Kind, David Cross, Paul Briganti

Director: Gillian Robespierre

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Rooks Nest Entertainment, Sundial Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 92
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    The only agenda of this scruffy and urbane comedy, about a young comic contemplating abortion, is to be true and funny. show more

  • 88
    Sheila O'MalleyRogerEbert.com

    Unlike in Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up," with a similar circumstance and where abortion is not even mentioned by name (except for the cowardly "schma-shmortion"), Obvious Child is honest. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Raunchy humor laced with gradually revealed vulnerability makes for a winning combination in Obvious Child, a wildly funny and appealing female-centric comedy that launches very promising talent on both sides of the camera. show more

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