Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: Kevin Dunn

Standing Up, Falling Down (2019)

Title: Standing Up, Falling Down
Rating: NR
Directed by: Matt Ratner
Written by: Peter Hoare
Starring: Billy Crystal, Ben Schwartz, Eloise Mumford, Grace Gummer, Nate Corddry, Debra Monk, and Kevin Dunn
Release Date: 4/25/2019
Running Time: 91 minutes

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Things are not going according to plan for Scott (Ben Schwartz), a stand-up comedian begrudgingly returning to Long Island after striking out on the Los Angeles comedy scene. He’s humiliated to move back in with his family and haunted by what could have been with Becky (Eloise Mumford), the hometown girlfriend he abruptly left for the West Coast. Wracked with doubt and facing the prospect of a soul-crushing “real” job, Ben finds an unexpected connection with Marty (Billy Crystal), a local dermatologist and charming barfly with a penchant for karaoke. Scott learns that Marty’s larger-than-life personality and alcoholism mask past disappointments of his own. As their unlikely friendship evolves, Marty and Scott find the strength to start confronting their long-simmering regrets.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The ending scene with Scott having dinner with his family is continued during the credits.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission