People Like Us
- PG-13 (for language, some drug use and brief sexuality)
- Running time:
- 115 minutes
Sam is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman. His latest deal collapses on the day he learns that his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home, where he must put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. In the course of fulfilling his father's last wishes, Sam uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down: He has a 30-year-old sister Frankie whom he never knew about. As their relationship develops, Sam is forced to rethink everything he thought he knew about this family-and re-examine his own life choices in the process.
- Release date:
- June 29, 2012
- Quick review:
- Alternately absorbing and maddening L.A. melodrama, about a wheeling, dealing son returning home to deal with his deceased dad’s affairs - only to discover that one of those affairs resulted in an illegitimate daughter. She’s 30 now, and played by Elizabeth Banks as a single mom. He’s a few years younger, played by Chris Pine. With Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Wilde, and Michael Hall D’Addario as the troubled middle-schooler kid.