Just Go with It

 

Columbia Pictures

 

Rating: PG-13

 

Reason for the Rating: Frequent crude and sexual content, partial nudity, brief drug references and language.

 

Plot Summary: A middle-aged, commitment phobic man convinces his receptionist to play along with the string of lies that he hopes will win over a young and beautiful woman.

 

PopFam Recommends: The humor in Just Go With It is mature. While adults may find it funny, children will probably feel uncomfortable watching it with their parents. Best suited for ages 15 and older

 

Just Go With It delivers a light hearted tale about finding true love...sort of.

 

Just go with it is a movie that takes finding true love to extremes! Sometimes a person will do whatever, and I mean whatever it takes to find love… but what if their true love, their other half has been right in front of them all along? What if they've already promised themselves to another person, only to find out they are madly in love with someone else? Danny Maccabee (played by Adam Sandler) is about to find out.

 

How far would you go to find true love? Danny Maccabee has gone too far. His web of lies has led him to create a fake ex-wife and a fake family.

 

This middle-aged plastic surgeon thinks he's found love with Palmer (Brooklyn Decker), a much younger and terribly beautiful school teacher. In ways that only Adam Sandler can pull off, Danny tosses out one elaborate lie after another, all in hopes they will convince Palmer that he’s the guy of her dreams. Danny’s saving grace in this story is his receptionist, the supportive single mom, Katherine (Jennifer Aniston), who agrees to play along with Danny’s ruse. In fact, she even lets Danny enlist her kids to play his fake children in the grand scheme to woo Plamer. As expected, hi-jinks ensue.

 

The children in Just Go With It make this film fun and interesting, with their quirkiness and spunk. The oldest fakes an awful English accent (very funny); the younger tenderly reveals his fears and the hardships he has with his real, absentee father. Supporting roles by Nicole Kidman and Dave Matthews are also comically entertaining.

 

The twisted tale finally heads to picturesque Hawaii, where things inevitably spiral out of control and everyone finds love in unexpected places.

 

Overall, Just Go With It is a heartfelt comedy about finding true love in the midst of big lies. While not a work of art, it is a film that will likely leave you smiling.

 

Special Features include: A blooper real and deleted scenes from the movie, as well as, interviews with the cast.

 

--RM

 

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