DVD 96 mins IMDB 5.5 (4,255 votes)
Failure To Launch (Widescreen)
Paramount Pictures (2006)
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(7/11/2006 )

John Wood
Comedy, Romance
USA  /  English

Sarah Jessica Parker Paula
Matthew McConaughey Tripp
Kathy Bates Sue
Zooey Deschanel Kit
Justin Bartha Ace
Bradley Cooper Demo
Terry Bradshaw Al
Tyrell Jackson Williams Jeffrey
Katheryn Winnick Melissa
Rob Corddry Jim The Gun Salesman
Patton Oswalt Techie Guy
Stephen Tobolowsky Bud
Kate McGregor-Stewart Bey
Adam Alexi-Malle Mr. Axelrod
Gretchen Cleevely Veterinarian

Director Tom Dey
Producer Scott Rudin; Scott Aversano
Writer Tom J. Astle; Matt Ember
Cinematography Claudio Miranda
Musician Rolfe Kent
User Credit 1 Steven Rosenblum
User Credit 2 Ellen Mirojnick

To leave the nest, some men just need a little push.

Matthew McConaughey is Tripp, a 35-year-old who still lives with his parents. And who can blame him? It's free, he's got a great room, and mom (Kathy Bates) does the laundry. Desperate to get him out of the house, his parents hire a gorgeous woman, Paula (Sarah Jessica Parker), to give him a little...push. They just didn't expect Tripp would push back! Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha, Terry Bradshaw and Alias' Bradley Cooper co-star in this romantic battle of wills that proves there's no place like home.

Edition Details
Edition Widescreen Edition
Barcode 097363449140
Region Region
Release Date 6/27/2006
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles English; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

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Moviefone.com Unscripted with Matthew McConaughey and Terry Bradshaw
The Failure To Launch Contest
Theatrical Trailer
Personal Details
Purchase Date 7/11/2006
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 1 Sexual content, partial nudity and language.
User Text 2 To leave the nest, some men just need a little push.
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Trivia: The BB gun that Ace and Kit use to shoot the mocking bird is a Red Rider. (more)

Goofs: Continuity: Towards the end of the movie when Tripp and Paula are having the conversation with Tripp tied to the chair, Paula's make-up keeps changing. She has different eye make-up and different lipstick color. (more)

Jim The Gun Salesman: [persuading her not to buy a large gun and bullet to shoot a mockingbird] There's a book, "To Kill A Mockingbird"...
Kit: [guessing it's an instruction manual] Just put that book right here!