Happy Hour

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  • TV-14
  • 2003
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 6.2  (443)
  • 40

Happy Hour from 2003 is a dramedy movie that revolves around the lives of four friends: Bryce (Anthony LaPaglia), Jack (Eric Stoltz), Jules (Caroleen Feeney), and Wendy (Susan Misner) who gather at their favorite bar every evening to discuss their issues and enjoy their drinks. The movie primarily takes place in the bar and its neighboring areas.

Bryce is a successful businessman who is going through a midlife crisis, feeling unfulfilled in his current life. Jack is a struggling actor who has been out of work for a long time and is living off his girlfriend, Wendy. Jules is a young writer who is trying to make it big in the literary world. Wendy is a bartender at the bar where they all gather and is Jack's girlfriend.

The movie explores the dynamics of their friendship as they navigate through their lives, facing their personal issues and trying to find happiness. The group often engages in intellectual discussions, and the movie presents their conversations with a humorous undertone.

Bryce's relationship with his wife is on the rocks, and he needs to find a way to connect with her. Jack is struggling to accept the fact that his girlfriend is supporting him financially, and he is not contributing much to the relationship. Jules meets a young girl who she sees as her muse, but their relationship takes an unexpected turn.

Throughout the movie, the group must face several obstacles that challenge their friendship. The story highlights that no matter how much we may try to escape our problems, they will always catch up with us. The group must face their problems in order to move on and find happiness.

The performances of the actors are commendable, especially Anthony LaPaglia, who portrays Bryce character with depth, sensitivity, and sincerity. Eric Stoltz is also noteworthy in his portrayal of the struggling actor, who is desperate to find work. Caroleen Feeney shines in her role as the aspiring writer with a fire in her belly.

The movie explores themes of friendship, love, and the search for meaning in our lives. It presents the idea that we all want to be happy, but achieving this state of mind is not always easy. It takes effort, and sometimes, we need the support of our friends to overcome the challenges life throws our way.

Overall, Happy Hour from 2003 is a feel-good movie that presents a humorous take on serious issues. The film has a distinct charm that comes from the setting, the conversations between the characters, and the overall tone of the movie. It is a movie that will leave you feeling hopeful and inspired, reminding us that even in the face of adversity, we can find happiness if we look in the right places.

Happy Hour is a 2003 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 40.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 33 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (443)
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