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Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019)

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A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jillian Bell ... Brittany
Jennifer Dundas ... Shannon
Patch Darragh ... Doctor Falloway
Alice Lee ... Gretchen
Erica Hernandez ... Molly
Max Pava ... Drunk Guy
Michaela Watkins ... Catherine
Adam Sietz Adam Sietz ... Glenn
Dan Bittner ... Terrence
Mikey Day ... Dev
Lil Rel Howery ... Demetrius
Kate Arrington ... Cici
Beth Malone ... Tesla
Micah Stock ... Seth
Esteban Benito ... Peter
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Storyline

Hilarious, outgoing and always up for a good time, New Yorker Brittany Forgleris everybody's best friend -- except maybe her own. At 27, her hard-partying ways, chronic underemployment and toxic relationships are catching up with her, but when she stops by a new doctor's office to try to score some Adderall, she gets slapped with a prescription she never wanted: Get healthy. Too broke for a gym and too proud to ask for help, Brit is at a loss, until her seemingly together neighbor Catherine pushes her to lace up her Converse sneakers and run one sweaty block. The next day, she runs two. And soon, after finishing her first mile, she sets an almost unthinkable goal: running in the New York City Marathon.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, sexuality and some drug material | See all certifications »
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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2019 (Argentina) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$180,711, 25 August 2019

Gross USA:

$7,189,808

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,416,496
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Trivia

Jillian Bell worked with a marathon trainer to help her figure out how her running style would look and evolve throughout the film as she goes from a novice to an experienced runner training for a long distance run. See more »

Goofs

People can't, and usually don't even try to, hold doors on subway cars in New York City. When they're closed, they're closed. See more »

Quotes

Owner of Dog-sitting Home: [to Brittany and Jern upon returning and looking around] You pieces of shit have been LIVING HERE?
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Connections

References Debbie Does Dallas (1978) See more »

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On the Mountain Top
Written and Produced by Gabriel Legelux
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) o/b/o Warner/Chappell Music France SA
Mixed by Alf at Studio Bleeps
(p) & (c) 2017 Combien Mille Records - Grand Musique Management
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Hilarious but also inspiring
6 September 2019 | by ilovefoodcomaSee all my reviews

Hilarious but also inspiring. We all have problem in our lives but very encouraging to see how she was determined to change her life for better. I think the lead actress really lose a lot of weight through out the movie.


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