March 11, 2005 (LA/NY)
April 1, 2005
Rated R for language, sexual situations, brief comic violence and some drug use
Allen stars as the sharp-witted Terry Wolfmeyer, a suburban wife and mother who is left to raise her four headstrong daughters when her husband unexpectedly disappears. Things get even more hectic when Terry falls for her neighbor Denny (Costner), a once-great baseball star turned radio DJ, and her daughters are forced to juggle their mom's romantic dilemmas as well as their own....
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Every once in a while a movie slips through the cracks, never noticed by audiences despite a good cast and a witty screenplay. If that last sentence isn't an indication, "The Upside of Anger" is such a film. Starring Joan Allen, Kevin Costner and a few other recognizable names, "Upside" is a surprisingly funny and entertaining comedy that rises far above the expectations set by its trailers. Full movie review »