Keyword: arrested development

Adult World

Adult World (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
Amy is a naïve, awkward aspiring poet in a post-grad existence that is going nowhere. Living with her parents in a bland upstate New York town, certain of her yet-to-be-acknowledged literary greatness and desperate for income, she begrudgingly accepts a job at Adult World, the local sex shop owned by a frisky elderly couple and staffed by diva transvestite Rubio and adorable local boy Alex. Amy...
Young Adult

Young Adult (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 12/08/2011
Mavis Gary, a writer of teen literature returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either.
40-Year-Old Virgin

The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 08/18/2005
Forty-year-old Andy Stitzer has done quite a few things in his life. He's got a cushy job stamping invoices at an electronics superstore, a nice apartment with a proud collection of action figures and comic books, good friends, a nice attitude. But there's just one little thing he hasn't quite gotten around to doing yet--something most people have done by this age. Done a lot. Andy's never, ever...
Ted

Ted (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/28/2012
John Bennett is a grown man whose simple childhood wish brought his cherished teddy bear to life. Almost 30 years later, the fairy tale is very much over. Ted is reluctant to leave John's side to the increasing annoyance of John's only-so-patient girlfriend, Lori Collins. Though Lori's displeasure with John is exacerbated by his dead-end career and days spent smoking weed and drinking beers with...
Big Daddy

Big Daddy (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/24/1999
Sonny Koufax is a slacker, working only part time and hanging around New York, having collected a big payout after a car accident. Then 5-year-old Julian turns up, claiming to be the son of his roommate Kevin. But Kevin disclaims all knowledge and leaves for a work assignment in China, leaving Sonny with the kid. He is about to ship him to Social Services, but then realises that little Julian...

Growing Up (And Other Lies) (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 03/19/2015
Old School

Old School (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 02/20/2003
A trio of thirty-something buddies tries to recapture the outrageous, irrepressible fun of their college years by starting their own off-campus frat house. Mitch, Frank and Beanie have all reached a crossroads in their lives. They can choose to be responsible adults, with wives, families and steady jobs--or they can postpone adulthood in favor of the reckless abandon of frat house living with all...
Step Brothers

Step Brothers (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 07/24/2008
Brennan Huff, a sporadically employed thirty-nine-year-old, lives with his mother, Nancy. Dale Doback, a terminally unemployed forty-year-old lives with his father, Robert. When Robert and Nancy marry and move in together, Brennan and Dale are forced to live with each other as step brothers. As their narcissism and downright aggressive laziness threaten to tear the family apart, these two...
Jeff Who Lives At Home

Jeff Who Lives At Home (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 03/15/2012
Not really much of a self-starter - unless you count bouts of philosophizing and repeated viewings of the movie "Signs" - Jeff rarely ventures far beyond his home which happens to be in the basement of his mother's Baton Rouge house where he and his now estranged brother, Pat, grew up. Still concerned but completely out of ideas as to getting Jeff to move forward with his life, his mother Sharon...
Laggies

Laggies (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/23/2014
Overeducated and underemployed, 28-year-old Megan is in the throes of a quarter-life crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future, and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a few steps behind while her friends check off milestones and celebrate their new grown-up status. When her high-school sweetheart proposes, Megan...
Neighbors

Neighbors (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
By all appearances, new parents Mac and Kelly Radner are living the American Dream, complete with an adorable little girl and a beautiful new starter home in the suburbs. Still, the thirty-somethings want to believe that they have a modicum of coolness left within them, but this phase of life is proving to be a challenge, as the reformed partyers struggle with the realities of entering an...

Ted 2 (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/25/2015
Longest Week

The Longest Week (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 09/04/2014
As he eases into adulthood at the age of 40, Conrad Valmont, the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents' abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of the Upper West Side. Luckily, he is taken in by his old friend Dylan and returns the favor by immediately falling for Dylan's girlfriend, Beatrice. As...
Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused (1993)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 09/23/1993
It's Texas, 1976, and the last day of high school. A group of seniors celebrate getting stoned, getting lucky and contemplating what lies ahead.
HairBrained

HairBrained (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
After being rejected from Harvard University, 14-year-old genius and outcast Eli Pettifog finds himself at Whittman College, an Ivy League wannabe. Eli meets 41-year-old freshman Leo Searly, a gambler whose world has imploded and has dropped out of life to enroll in college. The odd duo forms an unlikely friendship.
Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 09/21/2006
Stephane Miroux is an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. While slumbering, he is the charismatic host of "Stephane TV," expounding on "The Science of Sleep" in front of cardboard cameras. In "real life," he has a boring job at a Parisian calendar publisher and pines for Stephanie, the girl in the apartment across the hall. While Stephanie is initially charmed by...
Don Peyote

Don Peyote (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
A midlife crisis over his upcoming wedding sends 32-year-old unemployed stoner Warren Allman on the drug trip of a lifetime. Fueled by vivid apocalyptic dreams, Warren becomes obsessed with 2012 Doomsday theories and decides to make a documentary on the subject while his fiancé is busy planning their wedding.
Tiny Furniture

Tiny Furniture (2010)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/11/2010
22-year-old Aura returns home to her artist mother's Tribeca loft with the following: a useless film theory degree, 357 hits on her Youtube page, a boyfriend who's left her to find himself at Burning Man, a dying hamster, and her tail between her legs. Luckily, her train-wreck childhood best friend never left home, the restaurant down the block is hiring, and ill-advised romantic possibilities...
This is Where I Leave You

This is Where I Leave You (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. Confronting their history and the frayed states of their relationships among the people who know and...
Hateship Loveship

Hateship Loveship (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
Johanna is a profoundly shy, shabby housekeeper hired to care for Mr. McCauley and his granddaughter Sabitha. Despite her outgoing nature, Sabitha carries wounds from the death of her mother years before, while her father is a hapless recovering drug addict with a certain ragged charm. In an act of mean-spirited rebellion, Sabitha fosters a pseudo-relationship between Johanna and her father...
National Lampoon's Van Wilder

National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 04/04/2002
Van Wilder might be starting his seventh year at Coolidge College, but graduation is the furthest thing from his mind. Armed with a personal assistant and a coterie of admirers, Van has reached the status of living legend on campus, throwing bashes that make geeks popular, raising money for charity and generally "inspiring the uninspired." But when Van's father refuses to pay any more of his son's...
22 Jump Street

22 Jump Street (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have...
Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 09/14/2006
Duncan Shorter is charming and bright and has never met a job from which he couldn't be fired. His buddies are growing up and beginning lives of responsibility, but Duncan is still looking for that spark. It arrives from a most unexpected corner. Visiting his grandmother Ruth's new senior residence, Duncan jumps at the chance to become the building's handyman. It will keep him close to his...
Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum (2006)

Rated: PG Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 12/21/2006
Larry Daley, a down-and-out dreamer whose imaginative ideas have never paid off, finds himself in desperate need of a job. Larry has always believed he was destined for big things. But he has no idea just how literally gargantuan and hairy a challenge he will face when he grudgingly accepts the supposedly menial graveyard shift as a security guard at the Natural History Museum. On his very first...
Short History of Decay

A Short History of Decay (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Nathan Fisher is a particular breed of Brooklyn writer, full of aimless ambition. He's brought down to earth by the desertion of his long-time girlfriend, a paralegal/novelist who believes she's on the verge of a big success and sees him as a liability. On the same day she breaks up with him, Nathan receives the news that his father has suffered a stroke. Nathan heads to the condo development in...