Why Stop Now

Synopsis: The story of Eli Smith (Jesse Eisenberg), a piano prodigy, dealing with his troubled mother, Penny (Melissa Leo), and enlisting help from a hapless drug dealer, Sprinkles (Tracy Morgan), on the day he has an audition for a prestigious music program. Events spiral comically out of control as this gang of misfits faces the mistakes of the past, the challenges of the future, and the possibilities of love.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Production: IFC Films
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
85 min

We gotta be out

in five minutes, okay?

- J' That it would take

more than I have J'

All right, looks good.

Nicole, you gotta

eat quickly today, okay?

We're in a hurry.

Nicole's not hungry.

Okay, Nicole, you gotta eat.

Nicole's not hungry!

- Two bites,

then get your stuff together.

Hey, Mom!

I'm not hungry!

' Mom!


Day one of rehab starts today.

28 to go.


That's new.


goddess of motherhood.

The goddess of motherhood.

That's good; that's, uh-

that's relevant.

That's just like you, right?

- I just wanted to finish it

before I, uh...leave.

Good, it's good.

You're really

hitting your stride.

I think you'll be

gallery material in no time.

What's with the jacket?


You look like you're headed off

to a Young Republicans'


- I just-

I wanted to look good...

uh, for you.

Lose it.

Doesn't look good on you.

- All right,

thanks for the fashion tip.

You told work

you were taking off?

- Yeah, I told them I was

taking you guys to Disneyland.

- Disneyland's the one

in California, so...



You ready?

- Yeah.


- Let's go.

After you.

Hope you have everything.

Okay, and you have Julio, right?

- Yep.

- You have Julio.

- Okay, then let's go

Let's go-.

- He's gotta go to camp too,


You going to be nice

to the other children?


Okay, I love you, Julio.

- All right, you got everything?

You have your ID?

You have

your social security card?

- One, two, three,


- Clean underwear?

- Yeah, calm down.

What's got into you?

Buckle up.


- Ah, yes.

Thank you, Julio.

Emergency brake's still on.

- What?

- The emergency brake.

- Oh, the emergency brake's on.

Park in this driveway

without an emergency brake.

Why are you so nervous?

I'm the one who

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