The Ex

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In theatres:
  • May 11, 2007
On DVD: August 21, 2007
Running time: 1h 29m
Genre: Comedy, Romance

Tom Reilly (Zach Braff) loses his promising chef job at a swanky New York restaurant. He is compelled to move to small-town Ohio to take a job with his father-in-law (Charles Grodin) at an advertising agency to support his wife Sofia (Amanda Peet) and newborn son.

Tom's adjustment to the rhythms and rituals of the office world is awkward at best, and complicated by the presence of an old high school flame of Sofia's (Jason Bateman), a passive-aggressive paraplegic who schemes to get Sofia back. Meanwhile, Sofia must cope with the shock of switching roles from powerful big-city lawyer to stay-at-home suburban mom.
Director: Jesse Peretz
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Anne Carey, Anthony Bregman, Marc Butan, Ted Hope
Cast: Zach Braff, Amanda Peet, Jason Bateman, Paul Rudd, Mia Farrow, Donal Logue
Writer(s): David Guion, Michael Handelman
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