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Second Act (2018)

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A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

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Peter Segal
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lopez ... Maya
Vanessa Hudgens ... Zoe
Leah Remini ... Joan
Treat Williams ... Anderson Clarke
Milo Ventimiglia ... Trey
Annaleigh Ashford ... Hildy Ostrander
Charlyne Yi ... Ariana
Alan Aisenberg ... Chase
Freddie Stroma ... Ron Ebsen
Dave Foley ... Felix Herman
Larry Miller ... Weiskopf
Dierdre Friel ... Big Ant
Lacretta ... Suzi Teplitsky
Dan Bucatinsky ... Arthur Coyle
Dalton Harrod ... Dilly
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Storyline

A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The only thing stopping you is you. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

AL | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2018 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Jefa por accidente See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,489,983, 23 December 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$36,820,133, 15 January 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,420,133, 15 January 2019
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Company Credits

Production Co:

STX Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

-Principal photography began on October 23, 2017, at Food Bazaar Supermarket in Queens, New York and has continued in The Bronx and Manhattan, including Michael Jordan's Steakhouse in Grand Central Terminal. Filming wrapped on December 15, 2017. See more »

Quotes

Maya: I wish we lived in a world where street smarts equals book smarts.
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Connections

References Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Limitless
Written by Sia and Jesse Shatkin
Performed by Jennifer Lopez
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Second Act is pure comedy Gold
5 January 2019 | by jtungsten16See all my reviews

I Absolutely loved Second Act, it's a great feel good movie with a positive message and the acting was on point. This movie gets a 10 from me because I was left sitting there at the end of the credits feeling so happy and the message was "you can really accomplish anything if you believe in yourself" Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini and the two best friends chemistry was amazing and I absolutely love Freddie Stroma now great actor and adorable. Everyone needs to see this movie.


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