Dan in Real Life

Dan in Real Life (2007)

Something's happening to Dan. It's confusing. It's awkward. It's family.

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Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend.

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  • Steve Carell

    as Dan Burns
  • Juliette Binoche

    as Marie
  • Dane Cook

    as Mitch
  • Dianne Wiest

    as Nana
  • John Mahoney

    as Poppy
  • Emily Blunt

    as Ruthie Draper
  • Alison Pill

    as Jane
  • Britt Robertson

    as Cara
  • Marlene Lawston

    as Lilly
  • Norbert Leo Butz

    as Clay
  • Amy Ryan

    as Eileen
  • Jessica Hecht

    as Amy
  • Frank Wood

    as Howard
  • CJ Adams

    as Elliot
  • Henry Priest Miller

    as Will
  • Amy Landecker

    as Cindy Lamson
  • Matthew Morrison

    as Policeman
  • Willa Cuthrell-Tuttleman

    as Bella
  • Shana Carr

    as Suzanne Burns
  • Lucas Hedges

    as Lilly's Dance Partner
  • John Franchi

    as NYC Cabbie
  • Sondre Lerche

    as Himself
  • Felipe Dieppa

    as Marty Barasco
Editing Sarah Flack Editor
Writing Peter Hedges Screenplay
Directing Peter Hedges Director
Production Brad Epstein Producer
Camera Lawrence Sher Director of Photography
Production Darlene Caamano Loquet Executive Producer
Writing Pierce Gardner Screenplay
Production Noah Rosen Executive Producer
Production Mari-Jo Winkler Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Alix Friedberg Costume Design
Sound Sondre Lerche Music
Production Jonathan Shestack Producer