Login Shopping Cart My Account TrackOrder
 
  Main Books Music DVDs Forum Spotlight Help
  Top 10s Our Picks New Arrivals Great Deals Short Quantities Notable DVDs
Home > DVDs > Drama > Drama
Search   
Advanced Search
My Emma
and save 10% on your next order.
Special Offers, New Products and Forum Updates
Visit us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter See our Pictures on PInterest
ShoppingCart
 Shopping Cart
0 item(s) in your cart
 
Subtotal : $0.00
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Icon Description
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable DVDs
Clearance Sale
movie group
More DVDs
To find more items like this one, go to:
literature
Riding in Cars with Boys
 
 
Artist
Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Steve Zahn, Brittany Murphy & others. Penny Marshall, director.
Studio Columbia Pictures
Format DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned
DVD Encoding
Region 1: North America  (What is DVD encoding?)
MPAA Rating
PG-13
UPC 043396064560
Runtime/Release Date 2 hrs 11 mins/2002
Daedalus Item Code 35726
List Price: $14.99
Sale Price: $5.98
You Save: $9.01
Qty
          Tell a friend
Our Picks
Description
The humor, pizzazz, and rock-solid emotional support in the enduring relationship between two hapless teenage mothers is portrayed pitch perfectly by Drew Barrymore and the late Brittany Murphy in this 2001 adaptation of the book of the same name by Beverly Donofrio. Steve Zahn plays Barrymore's flaky husband wonderfully (he's seen as a variant of this character in the HBO series Treme). Barrymore had to age two decades in the film, and the New York Times said that "in carrying it off she masters a tricky emotional balancing act." James Woods plays her dad and Lorraine Bracco (The Sopranos) her mom.

"Penny Marshall has fashioned a well-acted diversion, and she wisely chooses humor over treacle in what could have been an overly sentimental tale."—USA Today

"Snared by a teenage pregnancy into a marriage that eventually falls apart, Beverly reluctantly postpones her dream of a college education to bring up a resentful, if loving, son, Jason (Adam Garcia). Ms. Barrymore's tough-but-tender performance is the clearest proof yet that this 26-year-old actress, who shares the unofficial title of America's Sweetheart with Julia Roberts, has what it takes to stretch her talents into large, complex portrayals…. Instead of sugarcoating Beverly's story and turning out a weepie on the order of 'Beaches,' Ms. Marshall, aided by Morgan Upton Ward's carefully layered screenplay, has made a film that avoids many, if not all, of the predictable Hollywood clichés."—New York Times

 
You might also like:
The Greatest
Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan, Johnny Simmons & others. Shana Feste, director.
Studio: National Entertainment Media.   Format: DVD Widescreen. UPC: 652405001399.  Daedalus Item Code: 35102
Sale Price: $5.98
Waitress
Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Shelly & others. Adrienne Shelly, director.
Studio: 20th Century Fox.   Format: DVD Full screen. UPC: 024543819837.  Daedalus Item Code: 35386
List Price: $14.98 Sale Price: $5.98 You Save: $9.00
 
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Books
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance
Reading Group Picks
Music
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Music
Clearance
DVDs
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable DVDs
Clearance
Movie Group Picks
Customer Service
How to Order
FAQ
Contact Us
Feedback
About Us
Privacy Policy
My Account
Register
Forgot Password?
Change Your Info
Order History
Web Site Preference
Easy Order Form
Catalogs
Gift Cards
Track Order
 
Employment
Order online or call 1-800-395-2665 (U.S.) or 1-410-309-2705 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
This site features merchandise from our catalogs and store, in addition to items available only online. Availability may vary.
©2013 Daedalus Books, Inc. | Contact customer service at custserv@daedalusbooks.com
3