Dan In Real Life Movie Review Summary

Actors: Steve Carell, Dane Cook

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Dan Burns is a writer living in New Jersey with his three daughters. Dan Burns and his daughters take a trip to Rhode Island to visit his parents and brother Mitch at an annual family gathering. One of his daughter doesn't go because she'll miss her boyfriend. She states they fell in love with each other in three days, but Dan says it's impossible to fall in love with someone in three days. Dan visits a book store while in Rhode Island and finds he has a deep connection girl named Marie. Marie tells Dan that she has a boyfriend. When Dan returns to his parent's house, he finds out that Marie is Mitch's girlfriend. Dan and Marie spend most of their time trying to avoid the fact that they like each other. Contention between brothers arise as they like the same girl. A lot of drama happens as Marie must choose between Dan and Mitch.
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Best part of story, including ending: What I liked about this story was the twist that the girl was his brother's girlfriend.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene was when Dane Cook snapped because he was really funny.

Opinion about the main character: What I liked most about the main character is that he went for the girl he loved.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vagrig Nazari a Level 7 Marbled Godwit scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None

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