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Delivery Man Movie Review Summary

Actors: Vince Vaughn, Cobie Smulders

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David Wozniak works as a delivery man for his family butcher shop. He is hopeless in nearly every facet of his life: he is constantly late to work, he's a disappointment to his father at every turn, he owes money to some shady characters, and he is a letdown to his pregnant girlfriend, who is ready to end their relationship unless he finds some direction in his life. David comes home one day and encounters a lawyer, who informs him that due to a mistake at the sperm bank, his donations over the years have resulted in the fathering of 533 children, children who are now suing the sperm bank in an attempt to discover who their biological father actually is. David's best friend, a seedy lawyer, provides him with the profiles of all of his children but urges him not to look into them. When David does, he starts hunting them down, one by one, and he feels oddly compelled to try to help them out with their troubles. Although he ends up getting emotionally entangled in his childrens' lives, he decides to agree with his friend to sue the sperm bank for damages in order to get the money necessary to pay off the shady characters he owes. However, if he wins, he may never be able to reveal himself to his children, leaving him with a sincere moral dilemma.
The review of this Movie prepared by R.W. Hainline a Level 29 Superb Fruit-Dove scholar
Delivery man is about a man named David Wozniak who has not found his purpose in life just yet. He comes off as irresponsible and unreliable to his family and girlfriend. He works as a deliveryman for his family's butcher shop and owns thugs $80,000. His girlfriend Emma is pregnant with their child and tells David she wants to plan her pregnancy on her own because she can't rely on him due to his irresponsibility. One day, a lawyer shows up and talks to David about how twenty years ago his sperm was used and he had fathered 533 children. Of all those children 142 of them have filed a class action lawsuit to identify the identity behind Starbuck, the alias name he had used. Best part of story, including ending: What I didn't enjoy about the movie is it's just a silly overrated humor. There is no originality or clever about the story line. It does have its good moments but overall the movie did not keep me engaged all the way through.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene would be when David discovers he had fathered 533 children.

Opinion about the main character: What I don't like about the main character is his irresponsibility. He seems a bit lost and has no purpose.

The review of this Movie prepared by Maggie a Level 4 Yellow-Headed Blackbird scholar





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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Comedy or Parody about    -   pregnancy/baby    -   unexpected child appears How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar    -   waitor/waitress Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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