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Failure to Launch

Tripp (Matthew McConaughey) is a 34-year-old man who refuses to fly the coop, so his parents hire an "interventionist" named Paula (Sarah Jessica Parker) to pretend to fall in love with him and coax him out of the nest. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 09 Mar 2006
Video Release: 27 Jun 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Failure to Launch is rated PG-13: for sexual content, partial nudity and language.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Bartha
Studio: 2006 Paramount Pictures

Detailed Review

"Once a parent, always a parent" may be a true adage but when your 35-year-old offspring is still underfoot, it's time to hire a professional.

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Why Is Failure to Launch Rated PG-13?

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