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Director James L. Brooks returns to the helm for this ensemble comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, Jack Nicholson, Paul Rudd, and Owen Wilson, which centers on the story of a passionate athlete who finds herself romantically torn between a narcissistic baseball star and a straight-laced businessman. As far back as Lisa (Witherspoon) can remember, her life has been defined by sports. Then, in the blink of an eye, she's cut from the team. With her identity in crisis as she attempts to regain her footing in life, Lisa begins dating Matty (Wilson), a Major League Baseball pitcher and notorious womanizer. Meanwhile, terminally honest businessman George (Rudd) finds himself on the road to financial ruin or worse after being wrongly implicated in a financial crime. As George struggles to clear his name and reconcile his turbulent relationship with his father, Charles (Nicholson), a chance meeting with Lisa at the lowest point in both of their lives leaves him optimistic that things may work out after all. Meanwhile, Lisa and George both realize that the only thing that's certain about the future is that we never know what fate has in store for us. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:December 17, 2010


Reese Witherspoon
as Lisa
Paul Rudd
as George
Owen Wilson
as Matty
Jack Nicholson
as Charles
Kathryn Hahn
as Annie
Mark Linn-Baker
as Ron
Lenny Venito
as Al
Molly Price
as Coach Sally
Ron McLarty
as George's Lawyer
Shelley Conn
as Terry
Domenick Lombardozzi
as Bullpen Pitcher
John Tormey
as Doorman
Teyonah Parris
as Riva
Tony Shalhoub
as Psychiatrist
Dean Norris
as Softball Coach
William Blagrove
as Matty's Teammate
Andrew Wilson
as Matty's Teammate
Yuki Matsuzaki
as Tori
Jim Bouton
as Bullpen Coach
Tara Subkoff
as Subpoena Woman
Mary Gallagher
as Other Female Coach


James L. Brooks
James L. Brooks
Laurence Mark
Paula Weinstein
Julie Ansell
James L. Brooks
Janusz Kaminski
Nick Angel
Musical Direction/Supervision
Hans Zimmer
Composer (Music Score)
Tracey Wadmore-Smith
Jeannine Oppewall
Production Designer
Anthony Dunne
Art Director
Aldric La'Auli Porter
Francine Maisler
Amanda Moshay
Associate Producer
John D. Schofield
Executive Producer
Richard Sakai
Executive Producer
Shay Cunliffe
Costume Designer
Francine Maisler
David James
Still Photographer
Christina Smith
Department Head Makeup
John D. Schofield
Unit Production Manager
Denise Sirkot
Executive in Charge of Production