Please Give Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 6619

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 24

Theatrical Release Date: 04/30/2010

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/19/2010

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Nicole Holofcener

Actors: Catherine Keener, Amanda Pee, Rebecca Hall, Oliver Platt, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Kevin Corrigan

Plot: Kate and her husband Alex want to expand their business but in order to do so must somehow convince their elderly neighbor to give up her apartment. Thinking that befriending her two granddaughters will help, they invite them to dinner. Alex find himself attracted to one of them and soon starts visiting her salon while Kate tries to come to terms with being financial stable in unstable times. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 08/09/2011

I actually enjoyed this movie & I dont know why but the 1 thing that stuck out for me was the $200 pair of jeans.$200 for a pair of jeans?! Ive never been in a store where jeans were $200.If I had a daughter & she wanted a $200 pair of jeans then shes getting a job!

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Rating of
3/4

refreshing comedy avoids being too quirky

mrschu47912 - wrote on 10/26/2010

As I began watching Please Give, I though I could tell what this movie was going to be. It was going to be an overly quirky film about people with good intentions in a world that seems to be distant from them. That description right there would pull me away from this movie. I’m always amazed that movie like that (Sunshine Cleaning could be an example) are so well received by people. Don’t they ever get sick of the recycled plot or annoying quirkiness of the characters.
When the movie was over, however, I was surprised but happy to learn that this was not one of those movies. In fact, this movie took everything I hate about it quirky movies and made fun them. It’s a story about people who think they can make a difference in the world and solve everyone’s problems, but are …

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