#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – In Atlanta on business, straight-laced and overly analytical architect Peter Highman is flying home to Los Angeles and his wife Sarah for the imminent birth of their first child. However, traveling by plane no longer becomes an option when he and a fellow passenger, aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay, are kicked off the plane, which was caused by Ethan’s social inappropriateness, due to being generally unaware, exacerbated by Peter’s temper at a situation against his sensibilities. Peter, who ends up without money or his suitcase, is forced to accept Ethan’s offer of a shared car ride to Los Angeles, Ethan who is looking for his big acting break. For Peter, this partnership is one made in hell, but he feels he has no other choice. Peter obviously wants to take as direct and as quick a route as possible, while he is at Ethan’s mercy as the person with the driver’s license, car rental and money. They get into one misadventure after another on this trip, with the same issue at each misadventure being Ethan’s ineptness as an adult combined with Peter’s resulting temper. The questions become whether they will survive the trip together, and if so if Peter will make it home in time to witness the birth of his and Sarah’s first child.
Plot: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the ‘no-fly’ list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey when he accepts a ride from an actor.
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Decent watch, probably won’t watch again, and can’t whole-heartedly recommend.
This is an interesting movie to look at critically. The writing, mostly in the character work, feels weak. It actually has an interesting plot, for the most part: an idiot, through deceit, drags a jerk with him on a cross country road trip. It’s a decent story, and I’d like to think of it as an spiritual predecessor to “The Hangover”. The problem I have with it is that it feels like if there were better actors, then the characters would sell better. Then I remember it was Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifinakas, and I’m not sure how much “better” you can get for these characters, meaning that they’ve probably already elevated the characters somewhat.
It feels like a lot of the movie is unnecessary, like antithetical Chekov’s guns. Either it’s for a tiny one time joke with little payoff, or it’s part of a lot of work for situational comedy.
An example would be the dog, it really only has one significant joke in the entire movie (maybe 2), otherwise it’s just a lot of maintenance.
The coffee can on the other hand is repetitively used to throughout the movie as it’s part of the character themes.
I’m not saying it’s not funny, if you like “Anger Management”, then you might like this one, but I just think there are a lot better movies out there to watch.
I really wanted to watch this movie mainly because of Robert Downy Jr. Just looking at the poster…he’s hot!
So the movie is funny but not LMAO-funny. It has a touching side to it. Of course, I felt so happy seeing Robert Downey Jr. just being his plain hot self. He looks good when he’s clean and he looks good when he’s dirty. And then there’s Zach Galifianakis. I loved him in Hangover. He’s super funny there. But I was surprised to watch him in this movie because not only is he in his funny self, he did a couple of crying scenes which were touching.
This movie is tiring. YES. Tiring. All the adventures and misadventures that they had made me really tired. My rate for this movie is B+. I can never give Robert a low rating hehehe.
Another hilarious adventure!
Saw it today at an advance screening in CU.
On one hand is a businessman, Peter Highman, who’s trying to take a flight to LA to meet his wife who is about to have their child. On other hand is an aspiring actor, Ethan Tremblay, trying to make it big in Hollywood. They meet at the Atlanta airport and the adventure begins.
Having being denied boarding the flight, the reason for which I won’t spoil here, they are forced to take a road trip to LA. Plus there’s a dog with Ethan. Peter’s already regretting the decision but has no choice. The next couple of days are full of surprises neither of them is ready for.
Feeling completely out of place, Peter is harassed by endless questions and embarrassed by outrageously hilarious behavior. He has no idea he will end up from a businessman in Atlanta to a guy with ripped clothes, a broken arm, a gunshot wound with handcuffs two days later.
There’s never a dull moment in this movie, even though it has a few serious moments. It brings a refreshing feel to the movies this year and will make you laugh as much as, if not more than The Hangover. RDJ as always, is brilliant with the role of the utterly frustrated businessman who would kill Ethan if it was legal to do so. Zach is, well, perfect as the plump wannabe actor who says and does inappropriate things at the most inappropriate times. Get ready for another hilarious adventure from Todd Phillips! Oh and check yourself before you wreck yourself with laughter!
I can certainly sympathize with Peter’s motivations for getting home for the birth of his kid. I was out of town at a training course two weeks before my first child was due to be born. About four in the morning I got a phone call at the hotel that my wife unexpectedly went into labor. I made the drive between Austin and Houston in record time by driving well over 100 mph and praying a cop didn’t spot me. So as I watched Peter frantically trying to get home in “Due Date,” I completely understood his desperation, frustration and willingness to break a few laws in order to get to the hospital in time. I’ve made that bleary-eyed, panicked, dazed-and-confused dash through the hospital before, too.
The success of this film is entirely due to Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis. I think if you had taken this script and had any other actors perform it, you would have had an entirely different and less funny movie. The two have wonderful chemistry together and you can tell their ad-libbing enhanced the scenes. A lot of comparisons are going to be made between this and “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” and they’re entirely justified. You have a road trip picture with a great comedy duo, and it’s a lot of fun.
Robert Downey Jr. is excellent as the high-strung Peter Highman. Somehow every situation he’s put in spins completely out of his control. Ethan manages to push every single one of Peter’s buttons. Because of Ethan, Peter is battered physically, he has multiple run-ins with the law, and he breaks even his own moral code. By the end of the movie, Ethan has violated Peter in every way imaginable except sexually, and he manages to avoid that just barely. Downey is great at portraying frustration and exasperation, especially in the face of Galifianakis. A lot of the laughs are also generated when Peter does something he wouldn’t do in any other sane situation. Whether he’s punching a kid in the stomach or spitting in a dog’s face (how they got that by the humane society I’ll never know), there’s no limit to the depth to which Ethan can push Peter to sink.
Zach Galifianakis is also excellent as Ethan Tremblay. He’s a character so incredibly eccentic it’s hard to decide where to start in saying why. He’s an aspiring actor with no experience or talent, yet dreams of working on “Two and a Half Men.” He carries the ashes of his dead father with him which is the source of an endless number of jokes, both obvious and not. I won’t even get into Ethan’s ritual before going to sleep. Ethan could push anyone to the brink of insanity, yet he doesn’t mean to be annoying. Despite his good intentions and efforts to be friendly, any sane human would want to strangle him.
There are a few fun cameos in the film, too. Juliette Lewis appears as Heidi, a white-trash, pot-dealing mother of two. Danny McBride has a cameo as Lonnie, a Western Union employee you wouldn’t want to mess with (I would also think twice about doing business with Western Union after seeing this! How did they get this approved?). And Jamie Foxx also appears as Darryl, Peter’s friend. Considering his crazy comedy past, I expected more from Foxx in this film but he leaves the spotlight for the leads.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 35 min (95 min)
Genre Comedy, Drama
Director Todd Phillips
Writer Alan R. Cohen (screenplay), Alan Freedland (screenplay), Adam Sztykiel (screenplay), Todd Phillips (screenplay), Alan R. Cohen (story), Alan Freedland (story)
Actors Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx
Awards 7 nominations.
Production Company Green Hat Films
Sound Mix SDDS, DTS, Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL2, Panavision Primo Lenses
Laboratory Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA (processing and prints), Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging, Burbank (CA), USA (digital intermediate)
Film Length 2,525 m (Portugal, 35 mm)
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision3 500T 5219)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), Super 35 (3-perf) (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic) (Kodak Vision 2383), D-Cinema