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"Sometimes what tears us apart helps us put it back together."
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The Upside of Anger is a family drama which also has elements of comedy and romance intertwined in the narrative. It stars Joan Allen as Terry Wolfmeyer, a strong-willed mother of four strong-willed daughters. When her husband suddenly and unexpectedly disappears, it is up to Terry to keep the family together and raise her daughters.

Kevin Costner plays Denny, a former baseball player who was a superstar in the day, but is now an alcoholic, pot smoking radio D.J. with very few motivations in life. Denny and Terry begin a flirtation built on hatred at first, but the relationship soon turns romantic which creates dissension among Terry's daughters. Some embrace Denny in this new role; others reject him as a father figure.

All the while, some of the daughters are struggling with their own romantic life, causing a number of complications along the way.

The Upside of Anger was directed by Mike Binder, who wrote and also stars as Denny's D.J. partner, Shep.

The Upside of Anger is an Comedy, Drama movie that was released in 2001 and has a run time of 1 hr 58 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 63.

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| 2001 | 1 hr 58 min | 6.8/10 | 63/100
Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Erika Christensen, Keri Russell
Mike Binder
Produced By
Jack Binder, Alex Gartner, Sammy Lee