Jake, who was cheating on Jane, married the much younger Agness (Lake Bell). It became another commercial hit for Meyers, however, upon its Christmas Day 2009 opening release in the United States and Canada. While the couple still maintain other romances, they cannot help but to continue with their affair. Peter Mackenzie as Dr. Alan, Jane's therapist.

When attending their son's college graduation, a couple reignite the spark in their relationship. Thanks guys! It's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers. What are your favorite acting performances in the history of film (any actors and actresses)? After a dinner together, the two begin an affair, which continues in Santa Barbara. Still healing from a divorce of his own, he begins to fall in love with Jane. [15] For Luke's graduation scenes, shooting took place at St. John's University in Queens and on Park Avenue in Manhattan. she moves on.. and he wanted to get back with her.. but she didn't.

It charted behind Avatar, Sherlock Holmes, and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel with $22.1 million, scoring a $7,655 average income per theatre. [19] Audiences surveyed by CinemaScore gave the film a grade A-. The hotel bar was the interior of a restaurant on Tenth Avenue. [23], Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times also gave it two and a half stars and called the film a prime example of Meyer's established "cottage industry of movies about romantically inclined middle-aged people." Jane is torn about the affair; Jake is not. He found that Martin seemed "uncomfortable in his thankless role," while "Streep and Baldwin, though, seem to be thoroughly enjoying themselves" and compared the film to Noël Coward's classic farce Private Lives. Once inside, they are laughing and happily high, Jake becomes jealous observing them, and after pressing Jane, smokes some with her also. [15] Principal photography began on February 18, 2009 at the Broadway Stages in the Brooklyn borough, where the interior scenes of Jane's house were shot. Parents Guide. My friend wants to see it tomorrow, so the sooner I know the better because I like to know the ending first =].

[20], Wesley Morris of the Boston Globe called the film "the most emotionally sophisticated of all Meyers’s fantasies" and praised the acting performances in it. He concluded: "Food Network porn, hot, middle-age sex and a happy, if slightly bittersweet, ending. Taglines This page was last edited on 18 October 2020, at 03:38. Jane and Jake attend their son Luke's graduation from college in New York City. Jake and Jane's children know nothing of the affair, but Harley (John Krasinski), who is engaged to their daughter Lauren, spots the pair and the doctor in the hotel, but keeps silent. [32], National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Award, The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical, National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Awards, "Holiday box-office take is highest in recent history", "Meryl Streep on the prowl in 'Its Complicated" trailer", "John Krasinski Boards Untitled Nancy Meyers Project", "Movie review: 'It's Complicated,' with Meryl Streep, is funny food for thought", "Another missive from romantic-comedy hell", "Universal takes a public spanking for its movie flops", "Universal Pictures' Fall/Holiday 2009 Sneak Preview! Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. Jake and Agness separate, although it is not clear who leaves whom. [4] The film also features supporting performances by Lake Bell, Hunter Parrish, Zoe Kazan, John Krasinski, Mary Kay Place, Robert Curtis Brown and Rita Wilson, among others. Still have questions? [15] Several different locations stood in for the fictional Park Regent hotel: While a Donald Trump-owned residence building on Park Avenue and 59th Street was used for exterior shots, the lobby and Jane's hotel room were in the JW Marriott Essex House. "[26] Lou Lumenick from New York Post stated that it "coulda had more laughs, but in the spirit of seasonal good cheer, let me predict that the best-chocolate-croissant-making montage in Hollywood history is going to help this one clean up at the box office." Jane (Meryl Streep), who owns a successful bakery in Santa Barbara, California, and Jake Adler (Alec Baldwin), a successful attorney, divorced ten years earlier.