Sam Rockwell stars as Doug Varney, a small town pharmacist with an overbearing wife (Michelle Monaghan) and an uneventful life running the drugstore he bought from his insufferable father-in-law. Following a chance encounter with a lonely trophy wife (Olivia Wilde), Doug embarks on an exhilarating drug-and-alcohol-fueled affair with the most glamorous woman he has ever met. Take a walk on the wide side in this murderously funny dark comedy which also stars Ray Liotta and Jane Fonda.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

22% TOMATOMETER

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Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Comedy
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Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

English (United Kingdom) (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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