• Something's Gotta Give (2003)

Something's Gotta Give

Release Date: December 12th, 2003

DVD Release Date: March 30th, 2004

PG-13 |2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary

When aging womanizer Harry Sanborn (Jack Nicholson) and his young girlfriend, Marin (Amanda Peet), arrive at her family's beach house in the Hamptons, they find that her mother, dramatist Erica Barry (Diane Keaton), also plans to stay for the weekend. Erica is scandalized by the relationship and Harry's sexist ways. But when Harry has a heart attack, and a doctor (Keanu Reeves) prescribes bed rest at the Barry home, he finds himself falling for Erica -- who, for once, may be out of his league.

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Frances McDormand, Amanda Peet, Jon Favreau, Paul Michael Glaser, Rachel Ticotin

Director: Nancy Meyers

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Waverly Films, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Warner Brothers

Distributors: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Charming, Daughter, Transformation, Love, Amusing, Melodramatic, 2000s, Rivalry, Growing up, New York City, Doctor

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    [Keaton and Nicholson] bring so much experience, knowledge and humor to their characters that the film works in ways the screenplay might not have even hoped for. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    The moments between the characters are absolutely full. It's a pleasure to watch such consummate professionals. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film also does something quite remarkable for an American film: It makes middle-age love look sexy and hugely satisfying. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy