Due Date

Synopsis: In Atlanta on business, straight-laced and overly analytical architect Peter Highman is flying home to Los Angeles and his wife Sarah for the imminent birth of their first child. However, traveling by plane no longer becomes an option when he and a fellow passenger, aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay, are kicked off the plane, which was caused by Ethan's social inappropriateness, due to being generally unaware, exacerbated by Peter's temper at a situation against his sensibilities. Peter, who ends up without money or his suitcase, is forced to accept Ethan's offer of a shared car ride to Los Angeles, Ethan who is looking for his big acting break. For Peter, this partnership is one made in hell, but he feels he has no other choice. Peter obviously wants to take as direct and as quick a route as possible, while he is at Ethan's mercy as the person with the driver's license, car rental and money. They get into one misadventure after another on this trip, with the same issue at each misadventur
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Todd Phillips
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  7 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
95 min

This is absolutely-- This is crazy.

Maybe you a drug mule.

-Do l look like a drug mule?

-l don't know, how do drug mules look?

-You're the expert.

-What, like me?

-Who said that?

-Your eyes.

My eyes said something? Did my mouth?

I don't think you look like a--

Do you mind not tossing it up so much?

Whoo! Funky motherfucker, ain't you?

You are so inappropriate, it's crazy.

I been called a lot of things,

but "inappropriate"?

That's some fucked-up shit, yo.

Oh, my goodness.

Look at this, Sonny.


Died and gone to heaven.

Are you not aware

that there's a person here?



Well, hello!

How you doing?

What brings you up to first class?

The seat that I procured--

Oh, sorry.

Excuse me.

I was in low class, and my seat belt

didn't work, and they bumped me up.

It's called economy.

Lucky day. Nice to see you.

Sorry how we met, but, you know....

Oh, you know what?

-l think we switched our bags at the curb.

-l know we did.

Your bag was confiscated.

It had paraphernalia in it.

Marijuana pipe.

Well, that's a medical apparatus.

-l have glaucoma.

-Sure, you have glaucoma.

Attention, in preparation for takeoff,

please turn off all electronic devices...

...and if you have a laptop, please stow it.

Thank you and enjoy your flight.

They made the announcement.

You should turn that off.

-Yeah, I get it.

-Just turn it off. You know why?

-l'm gonna turn it off.

-They get uneasy...

...because they know terrorists use their

phones to trigger bombs in their luggage.

Shh. Pst, pst, pst.

-That's not the word you want to say.

-"Terrorist" or "bomb"?

-You said both the words.

-l understand.

-l'm trying to tell you that l read--

-Stop trying to tell me and listen.

Don't say words

that put people on edge.

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