Delivery Man

You're never quite ready for what life delivers.


Delivery Man
An English-languge rewrite/remake of the director's previous French/Canadian film, this is about an affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity. To help his decision, he decides to meet some of them without revealing who he is.

104 minutes.
Parental Guidance 7-9 (Language).
Comedy, Drama.

Showtimes

Just another family portrait
Just another family portrait

Credits

Cast
Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders, Andrzej Blumenfeld, Simon Delaney, Bobby Moynihan
Director
Ken Scott
ScreenplayKen Scott, Martin Petit
MusicJon Brion
CinematographyEric Alan Edwards
EditingPriscilla Nedd-Friendly
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
Made in2013
Produced byDreamWorks SKG, Touchstone Pictures

IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageMild and infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceMild and brief
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseMild, implied
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual content, some drug material, brief violence and language
Runtime105
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

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

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
2
Violence
2
Sex
2
Language
3
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Michael O'Sullivan quote iconUnmasking the sperm donor - again
10
Die Burger
Michael Rechtshaffen quote iconBanking on a family man.
10
ReelViews
James Berardinelli quote iconAs a feel-good audience pleaser, this is tepid. As anything else, it's rancid.
8
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconCertain to divide viewers and some critics between falling for the material and gagging on the schmaltz
10
Metacritic.com
33 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
127 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconIt has an undeniably sweet charm, and Vince Vaughn is eminently likable in the lead role, but The Delivery Man suffers in comparison to Starbuck, the hit Canadian comedy that inspired it.
8
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
5

What the People say

Internet
5222 Netizens quote iconA little disappointing but it still has a lot of heart.
13

Average .. 47%

9

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