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Failure to Launch (2006)

3 Ratings: 1.7
Comedy movie directed by Tom Dey

The plot ofFailure to Launchis utterly implausible, yet the movie is thoroughly fun. Tripp (laid-back Matthew McConaughey,Sahara, Dazed and Confused) is a 35-year-old man who still lives with his parents (Kathy Bates, Misery, and ex-quarterback Terry … see full wiki

Director: Tom Dey
3 reviews about Failure to Launch (2006)
review by . July 17, 2006
"Failure To Launch" is a lightly funny romantic comedy about Tripp (Matthew McConaughey), a man-child who's still living with his parents. His parents (gamely played by Kathy Bates and Terry Bradshaw), want him out of the house, so they hire Paula (Sarah Jessica Parker), to trick him into falling for her and convince him to move out of the house. Of course, nothing goes as planned and Paula actually starts to fall for Tripp. Meanwhile, there's a running subplot with every geek's fantasy, Kit (the …
review by . June 28, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
FAILURE TO LAUNCH certainly is. The formula of placing eye candy stars in roles that require little more than one walk through rehearsal before filming seems to be a trend to satisfy the public, who unfortunately keep supporting these 20-minute sitcom ideas stretched beyond the limits of elasticity into a movie length features.    The concept is that of a fixer called in to change a characters behavior only to have the 'fix' discovered and backfire. Tripp (Matthew McConaughey) …
review by . May 22, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker star in this romantic comedy about a thirty-something who still lives at home. McConaughey plays Tripp, a thirty-something boat salesman who still lives with his parents in Baltimore, Maryland (surprisingly, Baltimore looks a lot like some of the towns in Western California, palm trees and all). His parents, Al & Sue (played by Terry Bradshaw and Kathy Bates) love their son, but want him out of the house and in a place of his own. Desperate, his parents …
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