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A working mother strives to balance her demanding career with the stress of raising two young children and maintaining a healthy marriage in this comedy adapted from the best-selling novel by Allison Pearson. By day, Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker) works for a Boston-based financial management firm; by night, she's a devoted mother to two adoring children and the happily married wife of out-of-work architect Richard (Greg Kinnear). Though balancing those two worlds has its fair share of challenges, Kate generally manages to come out on top thanks to the support of her best friend, Allison (Christina Hendricks), who's had plenty of experience balancing kids and a career. Meanwhile, on the other end of the spectrum, Kate's sharp-as-a-tack junior associate assistant, Momo (Olivia Munn), possesses a fear of children and a strong work ethic. Just when Kate lands a lucrative new account that will see her traveling across the country on a regular basis, however, her new business associate Jack (Pierce Brosnan) reveals his flirtatious side and Richard receives a job offer he can't turn down. Though it looks as if Kate and Richard couldn't possibly take on any more responsibility, the demands of modern living ensure they'll never have a dull moment, even if they try. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi

  • Release date:September 16, 2011


Sarah Jessica Parker
as Kate Reddy
Pierce Brosnan
as Jack Abelhammer
Kelsey Grammer
as Clark Cooper
Christina Hendricks
as Allison Henderson
Olivia Munn
as Momo Hahn
Greg Kinnear
as Richard Reddy
Robbie Sublett
as Dad
Seth Meyers
as Chris Bunce
Jane Curtin
as Marla Reddy
Mark Blum
as Lew Reddy
Busy Philipps
as Wendy Best
Sarah Shahi
as Jeannie Lopietro
Jessica Szohr
as Paula
James Murtaugh
as Roger Harcourt
Eugenia Yuan
as Jack's Receptionist
Michelle Hurst
as Nurse
Beth Fowler
as Clark's Secretary
Michael Hogan
as Bowling Alley Clerk
Marceline Hugot
as Beth
Natalie Gold
as Young Mother With Cell Phone


Douglas McGrath
Donna Gigliotti
Aline Brosh McKenna
Stuart Dryburgh
Aaron Zigman
Composer (Music Score)
Dana Sano
Musical Direction/Supervision
Camilla Toniolo
Kevin Tent
Santo Loquasto
Production Designer
Harvey Weinstein
Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein
Executive Producer
Kelly Carmichael
Executive Producer
Scott Ferguson
Executive Producer
Aline Brosh McKenna
Executive Producer
Regina Graves
Set Decorator
Timothy Bird
First Assistant Director
William Sarokin
Sound Mixer
Douglas Aibel
Charles Maynes
Sound Effects Editor
Mark Dornfeld
Visual Effects Supervisor
Hartsell Taylor
Dan Schrecker
Visual Effects Supervisor
Scott Ferguson
Unit Production Manager
Myron Nettinga
Re-Recording Mixer
Myron Nettinga
Supervising Sound Editor
Andy Cheng
Stunts Coordinator
Randall Guth
Sound Effects Editor
Gregg Baxter
Sound Effects Editor
Gregg Baxter
Supervising Sound Editor
Michele Ferrone
Visual Effects Executive Producer
Melinka Thompson-Godoy
Visual Effects Producer
Migs Rustia
Visual Effects Editor
Gayle Vangrofsky
Location Manager
Brooks Larsen
Assistant Editor
Craig Jaeger
Sound Effects Editor
Matt Landon
Additional Editing
Lori Hicks
Department Head Makeup
Anne O'Brien
Assistant Editor