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Boundaries (2018)

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Laura and her son Henry are forced to drive her estranged, pot-dealing, carefree father Jack cross country after being kicked out of a nursing home.

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Shana Feste

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Shana Feste
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vera Farmiga ... Laura
Christopher Plummer ... Jack
Lewis MacDougall ... Henry
Christopher Lloyd ... Stanley
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ... Serg
Kristen Schaal ... Jojo
Bobby Cannavale ... Leonard
Peter Fonda ... Joey
Dolly Wells ... Sofia
Ryan Robbins ... Jim
Maxine Miller Maxine Miller ... Flirty Harriet
Terence Kelly Terence Kelly ... Gruff Board Member
BJ Harrison ... Mary
Chelah Horsdal ... Therapist
Robin T. Rose ... Willie
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Storyline

Single mom Laura (Farmiga), along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry (MacDougall) is forced to drive Jack (Plummer), her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home. The road trip veers off course when Jack decides to make a couple 'stops' and Henry asks to see his ne'er-do-well dad Leonard (Cannavale), completely upending Laura's attempt to hold her family together and ultimately forcing her to finally see her father for the man he really is.

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Taglines:

With Every Road Trip Comes Baggage

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug material, language, some sexual references and nude sketches | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 2018 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Családi szívás See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,552, 24 June 2018

Gross USA:

$703,438

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$755,977
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Color
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Trivia

Filmed in May 2016, but not released until early 2018. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Laura: I was thinking we might switch back to seeing each other once a month. Yeah, I'm feeling like I'm in a really good place. You know, like, I've done the work. We've done the work. We've done it.
Therapist: Have you spoken with your father recently?
Laura: Well, I... He called, but I did not pick up. He knows the conditions.
Therapist: So you set a boundary?
Laura: Yeah.
Therapist: That must have been very difficult for you.
Laura: Not really. No. I'm feeling really resolute. Like, *very* resolute. So resolute, in fact... I was thinking...
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Soundtracks

Gloria
Written by Giancarlo Bigazzi, Umberto Tozzi, Trevor Veitch (as Trevor Stanley Veitch)
Performed by Laura Branigan
Published by Sugar Song Publications Inc.
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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What's wrong with people?
21 October 2018 | by w-bogdanSee all my reviews

This is a good movie, why the low rating? Maybe people watch too much superhero garbage and can't tell what's good anymore.


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