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Smart People

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Ellen Page, Thomas Haden Church, ...
Bruce Birmelin

Smart People

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
95 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/11/08
performer:
Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Quaid, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Page
director:
Noam Murro
distributor:
Miramax
author:
Mark Poirier
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it a C

Amazing what a bump on the head can do for a widowed professor’s sex life. Dennis Quaid stars in this dramedy as a grumpy professor who, while recuperating from a concussion, starts dating a former student (Sarah Jessica Parker). This doesn’t sit well with his teen daughter (Ellen Page), so she rebels as anyone would: by getting drunk with her ne’er-do-well uncle (Thomas Haden Church).