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* AmicableExes: Judd and Quinn by the end of the movie. They notably do not start that way.
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling[=/=]TheBabyOfTheBunch: Phillip is both of these.

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* %%* AmicableExes: Judd and Quinn by the end of the movie. They notably do not start that way.
* %%* AnnoyingYoungerSibling[=/=]TheBabyOfTheBunch: Phillip is both of these.



* BigBrotherMentor[=/=]BigBrotherWorship: Both noticeably averted.



* BiTheWay: [[spoiler: Hilary started up a relationship with her neighbor Linda while tending to Mort while he was dying, with Mort's approval]]



* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: Guess.

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* EmbarrassingNickname: Rabbi Grodner's BerserkButton is having anyone say his from his, "Boner". Notably, his actual last name is said maybe once in the movie, every other time he's called Boner

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* EmbarrassingNickname: Rabbi Grodner's BerserkButton is having anyone say his from his, "Boner". Notably, his actual last name is said maybe once in the movie, every other time he's called Boner Boner
* InformedJudaism: depicted rather realistically. The Altman children are surprised their atheist father's last request was that they sit shiva for him [[spoiler: because he didn't, it was actually the non-Jewish Hilary who claimed he did so the family would spend time together]], but they understand the concept with only minimal explanation from the rabbi. At one point Wendy points out that the shiva chairs are set up where they used to put the Christmas tree.


* EmbarrassingChildhoodNickname: Rabbi Grodner's BerserkButton is having anyone say his, "Boner". Notably, his actual last name is said maybe once in the movie, every other time he's called Boner

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* EmbarrassingChildhoodNickname: EmbarrassingNickname: Rabbi Grodner's BerserkButton is having anyone say his from his, "Boner". Notably, his actual last name is said maybe once in the movie, every other time he's called Boner

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* EmbarrassingChildhoodNickname: Rabbi Grodner's BerserkButton is having anyone say his, "Boner". Notably, his actual last name is said maybe once in the movie, every other time he's called Boner

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* AmicableExes: Judd and Quinn by the end of the movie. They notably do not start that way.


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* BiggusDickus: Hilary horrifies her children when she casually mentions the size of their father's penis while people are visiting for the shiva


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* BiTheWay: [[spoiler: Hilary started up a relationship with her neighbor Linda while tending to Mort while he was dying, with Mort's approval]]


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* LawOfInverseFertility: Paul and Annie are desperate to have a baby, while [[spoiler: Judd learns that he got Quinn pregnant while they're in the process of getting a divorce]]


* PracticallyDifferentGenerations: Judd, Wendy, and Paul are all of the same generation while Phillip "the eternal baby" was born around the time they hit adolescence (given Wendy's story of her getting her period while watching him).

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* PracticallyDifferentGenerations: Judd, Wendy, and Paul are all of the same generation while Phillip "the eternal baby" was born around the time they hit adolescence (given Wendy's story of her getting her period while watching him).him) and his parents have hit their middle-age (given the ages of Jane Fonda and Adam Driver).


* SiblingTriangle: Subverted; Annie dated Judd before she married Paul, but only for a few months and long ago, and it's clear they've both moved on. [[spoiler: She does try to seduce him in a moment of weakness, but only because she's desperate for a baby and Judd is fertile. Afterwards, Annie apologises and he tells her that what she has with Paul should not be risked in order to get pregnant.]]

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* PracticallyDifferentGenerations: Judd, Wendy, and Paul are all of the same generation while Phillip "the eternal baby" was born around the time they hit adolescence (given Wendy's story of her getting her period while watching him).
* SiblingTriangle: Subverted; Annie dated Judd before she married Paul, but only for a few months and long ago, and it's clear they've both moved on. [[spoiler: She does try to seduce him in a moment of weakness, but only because she's desperate for a baby and Judd is fertile. Afterwards, Annie apologises apologizes and he tells her that what she has with Paul should not be risked in order to get pregnant.]]]]
* SilverVixen: Hilary Altman as played by Creator/JaneFonda who even has inflated breasts and her good looks while being the mother of three in their forties, the youngest in his early thirties (given Adam Driver's age), and two [[spoiler: soon to be three]] grandchildren.

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* BedroomAdulteryScene: Judd [[HomeEarlySurprise comes home early]] only to find his wife in bed with his boss.


A 2014 comedy film starring Creator/JasonBateman, Creator/TinaFey, Creator/CoreyStoll, Creator/AdamDriver, and Creator/JaneFonda and directed by Shawn Levy of ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'' fame.

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A 2014 comedy film starring Creator/JasonBateman, Creator/TinaFey, Creator/CoreyStoll, Creator/AdamDriver, Creator/KathrynHahn, and Creator/JaneFonda and directed by Shawn Levy of ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'' fame.


Judd Altman is [[HumiliationConga not having a good year.]] First he walks in on his wife having sex with his boss, then he loses his job, moves into a crappy apartment and [[MurderArsonAndJaywalking grows a beard.]] Finally his sister calls to inform him that their dad's dead.

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Judd Altman is [[HumiliationConga not having a good year.]] First he walks in on his wife having sex with his boss, then he loses his job, moves into a crappy apartment and [[MurderArsonAndJaywalking [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking grows a beard.]] beard]]. Finally his sister calls to inform him that their dad's dead.



* OnlyChildSyndrome: Penny confesses that she can't really relate to the Altman's various hang-ups because she's an only child. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Judd thinks that sounds wonderful.]]

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* OnlyChildSyndrome: Penny confesses that she can't really relate to the Altman's various hang-ups because she's an only child. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments Judd thinks that sounds wonderful.]]

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* PlotIncitingInfidelity: Judd's misfortunes begin with him finding out his wife is cheating on him... with his boss.


A 2014 comedy film starring Creator/JasonBateman, Creator/TinaFey, Creator/CoreyStoll, Creator/AdamDriver, and Creator/JaneFonda and directed by Shawn Levy of NightAtTheMuseum fame.

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A 2014 comedy film starring Creator/JasonBateman, Creator/TinaFey, Creator/CoreyStoll, Creator/AdamDriver, and Creator/JaneFonda and directed by Shawn Levy of NightAtTheMuseum ''Film/NightAtTheMuseum'' fame.



* SiblingTriangle: Subverted; Annie dated Judd before she married Paul, but only for a few months and long ago, and it's clear they've both moved on. [[spoiler: She does try to seduce him in a moment of weakness, but only because she's desperate for a baby and Judd is fertile. Afterwards, Annie apologises and he tells her that what she has with Paul should not be risked in order to get pregnant.]]

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* SiblingTriangle: Subverted; Annie dated Judd before she married Paul, but only for a few months and long ago, and it's clear they've both moved on. [[spoiler: She does try to seduce him in a moment of weakness, but only because she's desperate for a baby and Judd is fertile. Afterwards, Annie apologises and he tells her that what she has with Paul should not be risked in order to get pregnant.]]


A 2014 comedy film starring Creator/JasonBateman, Creator/TinaFey, Creator/CoreyStoll and Creator/JaneFonda and directed by Shawn Levy of NightAtTheMuseum fame.

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A 2014 comedy film starring Creator/JasonBateman, Creator/TinaFey, Creator/CoreyStoll Creator/CoreyStoll, Creator/AdamDriver, and Creator/JaneFonda and directed by Shawn Levy of NightAtTheMuseum fame.



* AdaptationalDecay: Several details in the novels aren't carried over into the movie, including:
** When Judd finds his wife and his boss in bed together, he throws the birthday cake with the still-lit candles at his ass, which it turns out has oil-based lubricant on it...
** In the novel, Alison (Annie in the film) [[spoiler:gets pregnant by Judd]].
** Penny and Judd have a FallbackMarriagePact which they made during their college years.



* [[spoiler: BirthDeathJuxtaposition: Judd finds out he's going to be a father while sitting shiva for his Dad.]]

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* [[spoiler: BirthDeathJuxtaposition: [[spoiler: Judd finds out he's going to be a father while sitting shiva for his Dad.]]


* AnnoyingYoungerSibling / TheBabyOfTheBunch: Phillip is both of these.

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* AnnoyingYoungerSibling / TheBabyOfTheBunch: AdaptationalDecay: Several details in the novels aren't carried over into the movie, including:
** When Judd finds his wife and his boss in bed together, he throws the birthday cake with the still-lit candles at his ass, which it turns out has oil-based lubricant on it...
** In the novel, Alison (Annie in the film) [[spoiler:gets pregnant by Judd]].
** Penny and Judd have a FallbackMarriagePact which they made during their college years.
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling[=/=]TheBabyOfTheBunch:
Phillip is both of these.



* BigBrotherMentor / BigBrotherWorship: Both noticeably averted.

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* BigBrotherMentor / BigBrotherWorship: BigBrotherMentor[=/=]BigBrotherWorship: Both noticeably averted.

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