The Automatic Hate

Synopsis: When Davis Green's alluring young cousin Alexis shows up on his doorstep, he discovers a side of his family that had been kept secret his entire life. As the two get closer, they set out to uncover the shocking secret that tore their families apart.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Justin Lerner
Production: BN Films
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min


What did I say about

needing more alone time?

You need it

right now?

Please don't argue.

Well, you could give me

some notice.

Where's Cassie?

She's upstairs.

Is she coming down?

Not tonight. No.



You know that girl?

I don't think so.

The Massachusetts state

driver's manual?

I have my road test

next week.

And it's making you cry?


Sweetie, you're really

freaking me out lately.

I know.

I'm sorry that I'm so...

I'm sorry.

I'm gonna take out

the trash, okay?

-Can I help you?



Do you know...

You know who I am?


No idea at all?

Should I?


It's kinda weird.

I-I'm not a crazy person.



Who are you?

-Can I have a hug first?


I'm sorry. I'm really

exhausted and nervous,

and I... I really...

I need a hug.

Thank you.

Thank you.


You're Davis Green.

And I'm Alexis Green.

And we're cousins.

No, you have

the wrong person.


No, your dad is Ronald Green. He's

a developmental psychologist.



And he doesn't have

any siblings.

No, no. No, he does. He has

an older brother, my dad.

And they just never,


You forgot the trash.

Cassie, thi...


I'm not who you're looking for.

My dad doesn't have any siblings,

and I don't have any cousins,

and we have the last name,

but it's pretty common, so...

No, no.

Please... Please leave.

It was really nice

to meet you, Davis.


I have to tell you something.


Thank you, thank you.

Thank you. You're very kind.

I'm glad the applause sign

is still working.

This is HD 115.

Human Development.

If you're looking for

"Heavy Drinking 115,"

it's across the quad,

down the block to Mulligan's.

Human development.

Ladies and gentlemen,

this is a baby.

One of the great

mysteries of life.

Who is she?

What will she become?

Will you be a painter?

A head of state?

A murderer?

By the way you're looking at me

right now, I'm guessing the last.

Thank you.

And is it inevitable...

What she will become?

Is it predetermined?

Or is someone, something out there

going to be transformative?

Nature, nurture?

That is the question.

This class will bring us

to a closer understanding...

that the question

is bullshit.

The answer is

far more complex, subtle...

than any black or white


It is much more... gray.

I want to thank Jane,

my PhD student...

Thank you... who gave birth specifically

for the purpose of this class.

Ladies and gentlemen,

we have a spy among us.

Sitting in the back, that bearded

gentleman, is my son, Davis.

What has he become?

You're still dating

the, ballerina?

Cassie, yes.

For almost two years now.

It's been that long?

Well, that doesn't mean that

you still can't take out...

one of my beautiful,

brilliant PhD students...

on an innocent little

museum date, does it?

That's exactly what it means, Dad.

Cassie moved in.

Right, right.

See, I always thought she was one of those

fun things, you know, like a placeholder.

Why'd you think that?

Well, she's

a little bit impulsive.


out of control.

Yeah. So?

Your mom will be ecstatic

to see you.


Hi, Mom.

...that he is good

at creating jobs...

This can't be right.

Four-letter word

for a World War II city.


It's St. Lo.

You have to

abbreviate it.


I hate when they don't tell you

that they are abbreviating.

You just opened up

that whole corner though.

And the riddle.

I was thinking about cooking

for all of us. Anything you want?

You're gonna do

your cooking thing?


I ate already.

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