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Release Date: February 23, 2000Running Time: 112 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $19,389,454.00
Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Romantic Comedy


Michael Douglas

Tobey Maguire

Frances McDormand

Robert Downey

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An unfinished novel, a stolen car, a murdered pet, an unstable student, a fed-up wife, a pregnant lover--it's safe to say that Grady Tripp has a number of issues to deal with this weekend. Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years--not since he wrote his award-winning great American novel seven years ago. It's hardly surprising, then, that his college's annual literary festival fills the former wonder boy with more than his usual quota of self-doubt and anxiety. This festival weekend, however, proves even worse than he could have imagined as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy, James Leer. He's Grady... Full Summary >>