People Like Us is a 2012 English-language Comedy Drama motion picture written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jody Lambert. The movie is directed by Alex Kurtzman and produced by Roberto Orci, Bobby Cohen, Clayton Townsend and Alex Kurtzman under the banner of DreamWorks Pictures in collaboration with Reliance Entertainment and K/O Paper Products. Workaholic and sleazy businessman Sam is extremely reluctant to leave New York and go to his father's funeral. When he finally arrives, it becomes apparent that his mother and girlfriend are disappointed in him for running away whenever times get too emotional. Soon afterwards, he discovers that his father was sleeping around with another woman, and that Sam actually has a half-sister whom he never knew existed. His father has willed her $150,000 and has left Sam with the task of getting it to her. Frankie is a bartender also wrapped up in work just like her half-brother, and she has had a bad past and has now been left with the job of being a single parent to her troublemaker son, Josh. Josh is eleven years old but curses like a sailor and constantly makes fart jokes and sex jokes, making him popular with the bad kid crowd at school, although behind the act, Josh is depressed and lonely. Now Sam has to find a way to fix the past and reunite his mom, nephew and half-sister together at last, but it won't be easy. Written by GasmaskProductionsBooks. People like us features Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde, Michael Hall D'addario, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mark Duplass and Jon Morgan Woodward. The music was composed by Ar Rahman along with A. R. Rahman. Cinematography was done by Salvatore Totino and editing by Robert Leighton. The film has a running time of 114 minutes. It was released on 29th June 2012. People Like Us was made on a budget of $16 million and at the box office it grossed only $12 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Comedy , Drama
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