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Home Again (2017)

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Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reese Witherspoon ... Alice
Michael Sheen ... Austen
Candice Bergen ... Lillian
Pico Alexander ... Harry
Jon Rudnitsky ... George
Nat Wolff ... Teddy
Lola Flanery ... Isabel
Eden Grace Redfield ... Rosie
Lake Bell ... Zoey
Dolly Wells ... Tracy
Reid Scott ... Justin
P.J. Byrne ... Paul
Ben Sinclair ... Nate
Josh Stamberg ... Warren
Jen Kirkman ... Kori
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Storyline

Alice (Reese Witherspoon), a recently separated mother of two, finds her life upended when three young, charismatic filmmakers move into her guest house. But her unlikely new family and a budding romance come to a crashing halt when her ex-husband shows up, suitcase in hand. A story of love, friendship, and the families we create, "Home Again" is a modern romantic comedy with one very big life lesson: starting over is not for beginners. Written by StarLight73521

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Starting over is not for beginners.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some thematic and sexual material | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Home Again See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,567,881, 10 September 2017

Gross USA:

$27,020,284

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,270,721
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Alice's (Reese Witherspoon's) house was formerly the home of Cindy Crawford and, before that, Stephen J. Friedman. See more »

Goofs

When out to dinner, the amount of wine in the glasses changes between scenes. See more »

Connections

References Jerry Maguire (1996) See more »

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Written by Johnny Burke and Erroll Garner (as Errol Garner)
Performed by Johnny Mathis
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The Rom-Com That Restores Any Lost Faith in Rom-Coms
12 January 2018 | by ebuttittaSee all my reviews

This movie is just a fun watch. The cast is the best part, primarily because each of the guys is so ridiculously attractive, yet Witherspoon's character is never over-powered. Each of them also has a great rapport with her and her children that is just adorable to watch. Witherspoon is a believable single mom with normal home problems, and the presence of the three young men adds love and personal support into the mix. And it works. This movie portrays a woman in a way that I can get behind. She doesn't date one of the young guys staying with her because she wants to recapture her youth or make someone jealous or for some other superficial reason. She is drawn to him like she would be any other man. The movie highlights, for me, how often youth and women are underestimated in movies, especially ones like these. Younger guys aren't always stupid boy toys or hot, forbidden affairs, and moms are not all Mrs. Robinson. Watch this movie for a laugh, a blush, and a somewhat fresh take on a single mom finding new love.


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