Failure to Launch

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Failure to Launch ★★ 2006 (PG-13)

Finally, a movie that lives up to its title. Tripp (McConaughey) is a 35-year-old slacker still living with his parents (Bradshaw and Bates). They want him out, so they hire a woman, Paula (Parker), who specializes at getting grown men to move out of their parents' homes. Along the way characters are bitten by a chipmunk, a lizard, a dolphin, even a mockingbird. Both Parker and McConaughey play their usual smiling, glowing selves. Since this is a romantic comedy, they eventually fall in love. Guess Paula's not used to these freeloaders being buff and charming. 97m/C DVD, Blu-ray Disc, HD DVD . US Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Bradley Cooper, Terry Bradshaw, Kathy Bates, Katheryn Winnick, Tyrell Jackson Williams, Patton Oswalt, Stephen Tobo-lowsky, Peter Jacobson, Kate McGregor-Stewart; D: Tom Dey; W: Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember; M: Rolfe Kent.