Cyrus

Synopsis: With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcé finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Still single seven years after the breakup of his marriage, John has all but given up on romance. But at the urging of his ex-wife and best friend Jamie, John grudgingly agrees to join her and her fiancé Tim at a party. To his and everyone else's surprise, he actually manages to meet someone: the gorgeous and spirited Molly. Their chemistry is immediate. The relationship takes off quickly but Molly is oddly reluctant to take the relationship beyond John's house. Perplexed, he follows her home and discovers the other man in Molly's life: her son, Cyrus. A 21-year-old new age musician, Cyrus is his mom's best friend and shares an unconventional relationship with her. Cyrus will go to any lengths to protect Molly and is definitely not ready to share her with anyone, especially John. Bef
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Production: Fox Searchlight
  6 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.3
Metacritic:
74
Rotten Tomatoes:
81%
R
Year:
2010
91 min
$7,455,447
Website
133 Views

John?

John!

John!

Johnny?

Johnny, I'm coming in.

- Ahh!

- Oh! Oh! Oh!

- Oh, shit!

- Ahh! Ahh! Ohh! Whoa! Whoa!

What? What?

What? What the f*ck?

I didn't see nothing.

Jamie. Jamie, what-- Stop.

Jamie, what are you doing?

What's going on?

God, I'm sorry.

Oh, man.

I was-- I have jock itch, okay?

I was scratching my jock itch.

You scared the hell out of me.

I didn't see anything, okay?

You can't just come in.

You have to call.

- I did call you! I called.

- What are you doing here?

I'm getting married.

Tim and I are getting married.

I'm engaged.

I knew it.

I knew it. I could tell from the sound

of your voice on the messages.

I knew it. Shit.

John, it's been seven years.

I don't know what to tell you.

It still stings.

And it's still a surprise.

Listen.

We're going to this party

tomorrow night.

Tim and I are going.

Just listen.

It's a great party.

Very cool people.

People who would

stimulate you intellectually,

and I, you know-- I hear really,

really kinda great chicks.

I'm not going to a party.

Yeah, you are.

You're coming.

You gotta get out of the house.

Just let me do my thing.

I'll find my own way.

I'll find someone

or I won't,

and I'll be a great uncle to your kids.

Stop it.

You're going to

take a shower,

and you're going to put some

pants on that are clean...

and those nice shoes.

And then you and Tim

will introduce me:

"Hey, this is the guy

that I dumped--

"who's my ex-husband--

but you'll love him!"

You know how pathetic

that sounds?

This is the perfect opportunity.

You're coming.

- I want you to come.

- I'm not going to a party.

Hey.

Hey.

Hey, John.

How's that going?

Good.

Good.

It's just, that, you know,

I could stare at a fire

for hours, you know?

It's like TV.

What?

This is--

I came. I got dressed up.

I know you did. I know.

John, drink that.

It's Red Bull and vodka.

Drink it. Get lit.

Ladies find you attractive.

Come on.

All right, all right.

I'm not messing around. I'm serious.

You want me to get insane?

Yeah.

In the membrane.

John, put it

inside your body.

Tip it. Tip it. Tip it.

Let's go.

Ahh.

Giddyap. Come on, Big John.

Go, Johnny.

Come on.

Lot of pretty girls here.

Look at her. Oh, she's--

No, you can't follow me too.

Just watch and learn.

They were $39,

and I'm like, "See those?"

And he's like,

"They're perfect." Hey.

Hi.

Are you waiting for the bathroom?

Uh, no. Go ahead.

No, no.

I was just asking.

I don't have to-- I don't have to go.

Oh, well, it's right there.

Anyway, um, so--

Where did you get those?

Ooh, ooh.

Sorry.

I think the screws

came out.

Anyway--

You're just gonna hold that?

Well, um, we're kind of, like,

having a conversation here, so-- Oh.

Oh. I'm--

I'm gonna have some

conversations too here, eventually.

Hey, can I have

a vodka Red Bull?

Hey.

Hey.

- Do I know you?

- No, I was just being stupid.

You seemed friendly.

Hey--

Uh, red, please. Thanks.

Red Bull?

You having Red Bull? Uh, wine.

Oh.

Thank you.

So-- Mmm, no.

No.

Thanks.

I'm not an architect.

I'm not a deejay.

I'm not a... marketing executive.

Listen. Marketing--

You gotta be yourself and be

vulnerable and be honest...

and just get out there and

talk to somebody who's like--

Who should I talk to? you know,

seems like a normal girl.

Name one person. Look at the woman

on the couch. She's totally cool.

Okay, her? Done.

I'll go do it. Okay.

Hi. Is anyone sitting here?

Uh, no, go ahead.

Ahh!

Hi. I'm John.

I'm Ashley.

Nice to meet you, Ashley.

Thank you.

Are you having a good time?

Not really.

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Mark Duplass

Mark David Duplass (born December 7, 1976) is an American film director, film producer, actor, musician, screenwriter, and author. He was a co-star of the FX television series The League. He is the brother of filmmaker Jay Duplass, and together the brothers started the film production company Duplass Brothers Productions, and have directed films such as The Puffy Chair (2005), Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011), and The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012). Mark and Jay co-created the HBO television series Togetherness in 2015. more…

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