• The Back-up Plan (2010)

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Release Date: April 23rd, 2010

DVD Release Date: August 24th, 2010

PG-13|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Tired of waiting for Mr. Right while her biological clock ticks away, Zoe (Jennifer Lopez) decides it's time to make an appointment at the sperm bank. On the same day as her procedure, she meets Stan (Alex O'Loughlin), a man with the potential to be her ideal mate. When Stan learns that Zoe's unpredictable behavior is the result of her pregnancy, he declares his commitment. As the due date approaches, both lovers realize that they really don't know each other without a baby in the picture.

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Alex O'Loughlin, Michaela Watkins, Eric Christian Olsen, Anthony Anderson, Noureen DeWulf, Melissa McCarthy, Danneel Ackles

Director: Alan Poul

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: CBS Films

Distributors: CBS Films

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  • Jennifer Lopez carries this thin concept about as far and as well as she can, with Alex O'Loughlin in his first leading-man outing managing not to get lost in the shuffle. show more

  • Cutesy and formulaic and has the approximate depth of a cookie sheet. show more

  • I laughed hysterically, but in the interest of balanced reporting, I should add that the guy parked next to me at the screening - a boyfriend who was there under duress - emitted a series of low guttural noises suggesting profound psychological anguish. show more

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