Definitely, Maybe

Synopsis: Romantic comedy: Will Hayes, a 30-something Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins in 1992, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the Clinton campaign. For Maya, Will relives his past as a idealistic young man learning the ins and outs of big city politics, and recounts the history of his romantic relationships with three very different women. On the campaign, Will's best buddy is Russell McCormack. They not only have similar political aspirations, they share the same type of girl problems, too. Will hopelessly attempts a "PG" version of his story for his daughter ad changes the names so Maya has to guess who he finally married. Is her mother Will's college sweetheart, the dependable girl next-door Emily? Is she his longtime b
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Adam Brooks
Production: Universal Pictures
  1 win & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
112 min

Can I get you

to sign right here, please?

Okay. Here you go.

- Thanks.

- You're welcome.

Hi, Will. Package for you.

I don't think anyone ever imagines

on their wedding day

they'll be part of the 46%

that doesn't live happily ever after.


Just heard we got the Quaker Oats account.

Way to go.

You must be completely psyched.

Then again,

I never thought I'd spend my days,

weeks and years working

in an advertising agency

trying to figure out how to get kids to eat

Cap'n Crunch instead of Froot Loops.

But Tuesdays and Fridays

are my favorite days.

I get out of work early, and I go pick up

my daughter, Maya, from school.

Now, it's a great feeling when you find

the right track to go with the day.

And today, I have found

the absolute perfect song.

B*tches, they can kiss my...

The other perfect song.

Thank you.

You're welcome.

But sometimes, no matter

how carefully you plan your playlist,

there is no right track for what awaits you.

- Come on, come on!

- Hey, what's going on?

Will, did you know there was gonna be

a sex ed class today?

Aren't they kind of young?

- Yeah! It was a total disaster.

- At least it got them reading.

There's a book!

"The 250 million sperm are ejaculated

"and begin their treacherous journey

towards the fallopian tubes!

"One hundred million are wiped

out instantly..."

I'm gonna find Maya.

Do you still have sex with Daddy?

- What are you talking about?

- Do you?

- You know, we will go home and talk...

- You do, don't you?

- We will go home and talk about this.

- I hate you, I hate you!

Stop pulling on me! I am trying

to get to the bottom of something!

We need to talk.

Which is when the man

removes his penis from his pajamas

and thrusts it into a woman's vagina...

Okay, but Mrs. Gallagher

didn't actually say "thrust."

- Yeah.

- Oh.

But what I don't understand,

Sammy Boigon's sister said

he was an accident.

I mean, how do you accidentally

thrust a penis into... Hi, Luis.

- Hey.

- How do you accidentally...

Stop saying "penis" and "thrust."

Just say "tinkle part" or "wee-wee."

Something cute.

- Explain how Sammy was an accident.

- That's complicated.

- Penis! Penis.

- Okay. All right, that's enough.

Okay, they...

It's not like his dad slipped

on a banana peel.

The accident was that Sammy's mom

got pregnant.

If they didn't want a baby,

then how come they had sex?

That's a very good question.

I guess you could say

that they were rehearsing.

- Was I an accident?

- No.

- I was, wasn't I?

- No.

You were completely and totally on purpose.

I knew exactly what I was getting into.

I think you should tell me

the story of you and my mom.

Why do you keep saying "my mom"

like I've never met her?

Well, because now that

you're getting divorced,

she's mine, not yours.

- Is that so?

- Tell me how it happened.

And the real story, not the,

"Oh, we met, we fell in love,

"and we decided to take all that love

"and make a family,

and that's how we made you."

You know something?

I'm gonna tell you the real, true story

of how me and your mother met.

- When I'm old enough.

- Yep.

- Look. I know love isn't a fairytale.

- Really?


Did you have another girlfriend

before you met her?

Come on, tell me the truth.

I had two serious girlfriends.

And then some other,

a smattering of other women that I dated.

You know.


What's the boy word for slut?

They still haven't come up with one yet,

but I'm sure they're working on it.

You a vegetarian this week or not?

- Yeah, I am.

- Great.

I'm guessing

you weren't her first boyfriend.

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Adam Brooks

Adam Brooks (born September 3, 1956) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and actor.[ more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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