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The Meddler (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 3 June 2016 (Spain)
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An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jo Jordan ...
Old Woman
Chance Bone ...
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An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 June 2016 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

A Intrometida  »

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Box Office


$3,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,022, 24 April 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,265,673, 19 August 2016
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Every time Marnie's driving in her car, she's listening to Beyonce. See more »


When Zipper gives Marnie a ride on his Harley, they leave Du-Par's Restaurant in the Fairfax neighborhood heading north on Fairfax, then in the next shot are shown going north on Van Nuys Blvd. crossing Magnolia Blvd., which is over ten miles north in the San Fernando Valley. After that brief shot, they are shown sitting on a bench south of the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica is nearly due west of the Fairfax area. Unless the BMW dealership in Sherman Oaks paid for a product placement, there's no reason for them to have gone so far north. See more »


Marnie: I thought you gave up smoking.
Lori: Cigarettes. You said this was better.
Marnie: I said it was okay after your father died when your stomach hurt.
Lori: Well, it's after my father died and my stomach hurts.
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References The Muppet Movie (1979) See more »


Morning, Shipwreck
Written by Lorene Scafaria, Jonathan Sadoff and Adam Brody
Performed by The Shortcoats
Courtesy of Tunacorn Music
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Proof that A-List Celebrities don't make the Film
20 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

Yes, there are some pretty big A-listers in this film....Rose Byrne, Susan Sarandon, J.K.Simmons, Jason Ritter, etc...but just because you have some well known faces in your film, it doesn't mean that you have a great film. That should be the takeaway here. My mom is a longtime fan of Susan Sarandon so I watched the film with her. Both of us were bored to tears. The uninteresting life of Marnie and her daughter just seemed to go on for ever and ever and ever. There's no climax in this film, no payoff. Nothing. It just goes on and ends and that's it. There wasn't even any indication that it was even building up to something. It's just the boring story of a mom and her daughter living in L.A. There is no reason to watch this film at all, because it's just a re- enactment of "REAL LIFE". Hell, you're probably living Marnie's life right now and I bet you're more interesting than Marnie.

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