The Upside of Anger

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"Sometimes what tears us apart helps us put it back together."
  • R
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 58 min
  • 6.8  (21,315)
  • 63

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
The Upside Of Anger Scene: A Raincheck
The Upside Of Anger Scene: A Raincheck

Clip - 1 min 1 sec

The Upside Of Anger Scene: A Beautiful Bride
The Upside Of Anger Scene: A Beautiful Bride

Clip - 57 sec

The Upside Of Anger Scene: Your Story
The Upside Of Anger Scene: Your Story

Clip - 1 min

The Upside Of Anger Scene: I'm Coming Over
The Upside Of Anger Scene: I'm Coming Over

Clip - 44 sec

The Upside Of Anger Scene: Just A Girl
The Upside Of Anger Scene: Just A Girl

Clip - 58 sec

The Upside Of Anger Scene Get Lucky
The Upside Of Anger Scene Get Lucky

Clip - 1 min 9 sec

Description
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 a 2001 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 58 minutes. 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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  • Release Date
    2001
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 58 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (21,315)
  • Metascore
    63