Failure to Launch


A 35 year old man is still living with mom and dad. It's cheap, mom keeps the place clean, and the very concept of his lifestyle is enough to chase away any young women wanting to get too serious. But mom and dad have a plan... they hire a young woman to court him, with the intention of getting him out of their house. Naturally, this being a rom-com, she finds herself falling for her target...

90 minutes.
No persons under 10.
Comedy, Romance.
I hope she knows how to steer this thing...
I hope she knows how to steer this thing...

Credits

Cast
Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper, Terry Bradshaw, Kathy Bates
Director
Tom Dey
ScreenplayTom J. Astle, Matt Ember
MusicRolfe Kent
CinematographyClaudio Miranda
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2006
Produced byParamount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, romance
LanguageMild and infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone, beyond brief kissing and discreet implied sexual activity
ViolenceLow impact, comedic
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Adjusted Childcare Action Project (CAP) Report (USA)

CategoryScore (-50 to 50)
Wanton Violence / Crime
43
Impudence / Hate
-44
Sexual Immorality
-50
Drugs / Alcohol
-50
Offence to God
-33
Murder / Suicide
50
Final score
-15

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
2
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
4
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
3
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
2
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Tanya Farber
12
Die Burger
Jeanne Hugo
5
Cape Times
Carina Chocano
10
Good Weekend
Wesley Morris
15
iAfrica.com
Nils van der Linden
8
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
BBC
Stella Papamichael
10
Box Office
Wade Major
5
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
1
eye Weekly
Adam Nayman
5
IMDB Staff
Mark Englehart
10
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
10
ScreenIt
7

What the People say

Internet
2635 Netizens
11

Average .. 43%

9




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