History Film / TheKidsAreAllRight

13th Mar '18 1:44:37 AM PaulA
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* {{Bifauxnen}}: Nic is a [[DownplayedTrope not-so]] ButchLesbian.
7th May '17 8:31:18 PM lipranzer
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* WaxingLyrical: As a sign of how Nic and Paul are getting along at the dinner, they start singing [[Music/JoniMitchell "All I Want"]] together.
17th Apr '17 1:40:20 PM DrOO7
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* HeroicBSOD: Nic after finding Jules' hair in Paul's bathroom and shower and realizing that the two are having an affair.


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* MoodWhiplash: Paul and Nic hit it off at dinner and ''finally'', genuinely start to get along. . .then she realizes that he's been sleeping with Jules and it all goes to hell.
7th Jul '16 9:59:13 AM gewunomox
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The film was a breakout hit at Sundance and ultimately nominated for [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Best Picture]]. No connection to the similarly-named documentary about TheWho.

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The film was a breakout hit at Sundance and ultimately nominated for [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Best Picture]]. No connection to the similarly-named documentary about TheWho.
Music/TheWho.
20th May '15 5:18:11 PM nombretomado
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The film was a breakout hit at Sundance and ultimately nominated for [[AcademyAward Best Picture]]. No connection to the similarly-named documentary about TheWho.

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The film was a breakout hit at Sundance and ultimately nominated for [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Best Picture]]. No connection to the similarly-named documentary about TheWho.
5th May '15 4:02:27 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActorAllusion:
** Inverted.
-->[[TheBigLebowski "I don't want the father to be someone I have to see socially, or who will have any interest in raising the child himself."]]
** Paul is vegan, much like his actor Mark Ruffalo.

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* ActorAllusion:
** Inverted.
-->[[TheBigLebowski "I don't want the father to be someone I have to see socially, or who will have any interest in raising the child himself."]]
** Paul is vegan, much like his actor Mark Ruffalo.



* FakeAmerican: Australian Mia Wasikowska as Joni, though you can't really tell.
16th Sep '14 4:51:01 AM nirao01
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A 2010 independent {{Dramedy}} film about a lesbian couple, Nic (Creator/AnnetteBening) and Jules (Creator/JulianneMoore), and their teenage children, Joni (Creator/MiaWasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutcherson). The children decide that they want to meet their anonymous sperm donor, a guy named Paul (Creator/MarkRuffalo), whose relationship with each of the four members of the family [[ZigZaggingTrope zigzags]] throughout the course of the film.

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A 2010 independent {{Dramedy}} film about a lesbian couple, Nic (Creator/AnnetteBening) and Jules (Creator/JulianneMoore), and their teenage children, Joni (Creator/MiaWasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutcherson).(Creator/JoshHutcherson). The children decide that they want to meet their anonymous sperm donor, a guy named Paul (Creator/MarkRuffalo), whose relationship with each of the four members of the family [[ZigZaggingTrope zigzags]] throughout the course of the film.
16th Sep '14 4:41:22 AM nirao01
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* ActorAllusion: Inverted.

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* ActorAllusion: ActorAllusion:
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Inverted.



** Paul is vegan, much like his actor Mark Ruffalo.



* AndStarring: Josh Hutcherson gets this treatment in the OBB.



* ButNotTooGay: compare the way gay and straight sex is depicted

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* BilledAboveTheTitle: In the film's actual OBB, the actors who played the three main adults got this treatment. The movie poster, however, puts the five main leads in this manner (see page image).
* BlondBrunetteRedhead: The three adults; Nic (blond), Paul (brunette) and Jules (redhead).
* ButNotTooGay: compare Compare the way gay and straight sex is depicted



* ChickMagnet: The ladies sure love Paul. [[spoiler: Even the not straight ones.]]
* CoolBike: Paul owns one.



* FarmBoy: Paul owns a farm that produces organic fruits and vegetables.
* FourPhilosophyEnsemble: Nic is TheCynic, Jules is The Conflicted, Paul is The Optimist, Joni is The Realist and Laser is The Apathetic.
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Nic is Choleric, Jules is Melancholic, Paul is Sanguine, Joni is Leukine and Laser is Phlegmatic.



* GranolaGirl: Paul encourages the other characters to go green.



* HasTwoMommies: The film's main setting.



* JerkAss: Nic, to a certain extent. Her uncomfortableness with Paul is understandable, but it doesn't really make her that much more of a likable character

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* JerkAss: JerkAss:
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Nic, to a certain extent. Her uncomfortableness with Paul is understandable, but it doesn't really make her that much more of a likable charactercharacter.



* ManChild: Paul, who grows during the film as he realises that he would really like to have kids and a proper family.[[spoiler: He shouldn't try to wrangle himself the ready-made one Nic and Jules have though.]]

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* ManChild: Paul, who grows during the film as he realises realizes that he would really like to have kids and a proper family.[[spoiler: He shouldn't try to wrangle himself the ready-made one Nic and Jules have though.]]



* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Nic and Jules named Joni after Music/JoniMitchell.



* [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse What Happened to the Mouse?]]: Laser's friend Clay doesn't appear during the second half of the film, and the question of his being a bad influence is never resolved.
** Laser figures this out for himself, [[spoiler:when he doesn't let Clay pee on the dog and Clay punches him.]]
** Joni has a whole romantic subplot that is never really resolved.

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* [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse What Happened to the Mouse?]]: Laser's friend Clay doesn't appear during the second half of the film, and the question of his being a bad influence is never resolved.
**
TheOneGuy: Laser figures this out for himself, [[spoiler:when he doesn't let Clay pee on is the dog and Clay punches him.]]
** Joni has a whole romantic subplot that is never really resolved.
only male in his family.


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* StacysMom: Inverted. Joni's bestfriend is the one who lusts over Paul.
* ThoseTwoGuys: Jules has two bestfriends, a guy and a girl. Of the two, the girl acts as her BromanticFoil and TheLancer while the guy is nothing but a SatelliteLoveInterest.


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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Joni has a whole romantic subplot that is never really resolved.
28th Jul '14 3:57:37 PM Morgenthaler
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* TheDanza: [[JulianneMoore Jules]], sort of.
12th Jul '14 11:25:58 AM Aquila89
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A 2010 independent {{Dramedy}} film about a lesbian couple, Nic (Annette Bening) and Jules (JulianneMoore), and their teenage children, Joni (Creator/MiaWasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutcherson). The children decide that they want to meet their anonymous sperm donor, a guy named Paul (Mark Ruffalo), whose relationship with each of the four members of the family [[ZigZaggingTrope zigzags]] throughout the course of the film.

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A 2010 independent {{Dramedy}} film about a lesbian couple, Nic (Annette Bening) (Creator/AnnetteBening) and Jules (JulianneMoore), (Creator/JulianneMoore), and their teenage children, Joni (Creator/MiaWasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutcherson). The children decide that they want to meet their anonymous sperm donor, a guy named Paul (Mark Ruffalo), (Creator/MarkRuffalo), whose relationship with each of the four members of the family [[ZigZaggingTrope zigzags]] throughout the course of the film.
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