Growing Up and Other Lies

Synopsis: After struggling for years as an artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends to help him retrace their greatest adventure together: a walk down the entire length of Manhattan. But their attempt to reclaim the glory of their early 20s doesn't go quite as planned. Over the course of the day, buried conflicts emerge as Jake becomes embroiled with his ex-girlfriend and his friends dip into their own crises of manhood.
Genre: Comedy
90 min

Are you guys ready for this?

Yes, yes.

Here it comes!

Oh! Oh! Oh!

- Oh my God! That's so weird.

- Oh!


Wow. Why don't we

hang out more often?

I told you he can still do it.

I told you. All right.

Yes, you can vomit without

finger penetration.

You're a freak of nature.

Thank you. You must be

so proud of yourself.

You say that like

it's no big deal.

Oh, you must be so... That's

not easy to do by the way.

That actually burned more than

I thought it would.

- That was amazing.

- Yeah.


Here he is.


It's a time

warp BILLY:

Hey, we can let go, we don't...

- How are you doing?

- Oh, God.

Look at this we're getting the

band back together. This is weird.

This is weird, but us.

Holy sh*t, all right!

Welcome to my final

day in New York City.

So, if you'll just

follow me, it begins.

- Here we go.

- All right.


All right.

Yes. Yeah.

Did you burn your legs out?

Whoo! Let's go

guys! Yeah!

Hey, what'd you think about

to make yourself throw up?

Uh, the future.


Are you gonna tell him?

Tell me what?

It sucks. Maybe

I'll just bail.

Bail? Bail on

what, Billy?

You don't think I should?

You don't think I should? Guys, what

the hell are you talking about?

You don't wanna go

to work, don't go to work.

Whoa! Work?

You're kid...

Today? You shitting me?

I have to go.

Come on. No, no, no.

Look, like, yesterday, my

partner cornered me at the...

At the firm and he said because

we have this... Not today.

It's just gonna be

like, for an hour.

All right. Ready?

Hold on. Hold on.

Three, two, one, go. Go!

Oh! Not even close.

Not even close.


I wasn't looking.

Did you see?

I'm sorry, ladies, are you

missing a little boy?

Okay... Is this

little boy yours?


He's not yours?

He's just following us. We

don't know whose he is.

I have to pee.

Oh, God I have to pee.

Could be a different city.

Correct. Yeah.

So, even if you're clothed when

you have an erection Exactly.


That's out and greasy.


Up to two is this?

All right. All right.

Time to start drinking.

Wanna make a toast.

260 blocks, the entire

length of Manhattan,

my final day in the city, so...

To one last great adventure.

Okay, just real quick.

Does it have to be last?

How about another?


You got it.

Really? Wait a second, you

know what, how about...

It's his toast.

Let him have his toast.

Another in the long series of...

All right, fine. In a

long series of adventure.

Maybe just...

How about one?

To coming and semen.

You got it.

I like it.

I'll drink to that. To

coming and semen. Yeah.

And all the joy they provide.

Yeah? Yeah.

Oh wow!

Did you hold up?

It's like, it's like giving

head to a fine gentleman.

- Give me that.

- All right.




All right.

We gotta get moving, guys,

this island's not gonna walk itself.

260 blocks.

All right, now is

as good a time as any.

- A robber walks into your house.

- Oh.

That's what I'm talking about.

Robber walks into your house,

he puts a gun to your head,

says, Sophie's Choice, you gotta pick

one or I'll shoot you in the face.

All right.

Option one is...

This is just occurring to

me, but why is he a robber?

Uh, you meet the love of your life...

I mean, what's he robbing?

You of your time. This woman is perfect.

She's like.

An 11 out of 10.

All right. She got this incredible

body and the sex is great.

Intelligent. Is that

intelligent sex?

Don't worry about it,

you're never gonna have it.

I'm gonna go on. All right, so

time comes in the relationship,

about six months in...

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