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A wine tasting road trip to salute Jack's (Thomas Haden Church) final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles (Paul Giamatti) hit the gas en route to mid-life crisis. The comically mismatched pair, who share little more than their history and a heady blend of failed potential and fading youth, soon find themselves drowning in wine and women. Emerging from a haze of pinot noir, wistful yearnings and trepidation about the future, the two inevitably collide with reality. Virginia Madsen and Sandra Oh co-star in this terrifically scripted gem from director Alexander Payne ("About Schmidt", "Election").

Year: 2004
Genre: Comedy, Road Movies, NYFCC Awards - Best Film, Best of Post 2000, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, 2005, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Golden Globe - Comedy or Musical
Country: USA
Director: Alexander Payne
Starring: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh
Duration: 121 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains sex scenes and offensive language.
7.5/10
Location in store: Comedy

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