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Thank You for Smoking

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: October 3rd, 2006

R |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart), a lobbyist for big tobacco, finds it difficult to balance his duties defending the dangerous substance with those of being a good role model for his young son. Nick's life gets even more complicated when a liberal senator mounts an anti-smoking campaign that he must counter. Based on the novel by Christopher Buckley.

Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Adam Brody, Sam Elliott, Katie Holmes, David Koechner, William H. Macy

Director: Jason Reitman

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Room 9 Entertainment

Keywords: Mother , 2000s , Playful , Son , Fall , Transformation , Cheeky ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Funny stuff. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Of all the funny things in Thank You for Smoking, and there are many, the most striking is Robert Duvall's absolutely mirthless laugh.

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The movie is amusing and clever but only skin deep. It lacks the acidity and rage of a satire such as "Network." show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical