• Studio: A24
  • Release Date: Jun 6, 2014
Obvious Child Image
Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 35 Critics

User Score
5.9

Mixed or average reviews- based on 17 Ratings

Summary: For aspiring comedian Donna Stern (Jenny Slate), everyday life as a female twenty-something provides ample material for her incredibly relatable brand of humor. On stage, Donna is unapologetically herself, joking about topics as intimate as her sex life and as crude as her day-old underwear. But when Donna gets dumped, loses her job, and finds herself pregnant just in time for Valentine’s Day, she has to navigate the murky waters of independent adulthood for the first time. As she grapples with an uncertain financial future, an unwanted pregnancy, and a surprising new suitor, Donna begins to discover that the most terrifying thing about adulthood isn’t facing it all on her own. It’s allowing herself to accept the support and love of others. And be truly vulnerable. Never failing to find the comedy and humanity in each awkward situation she encounters, Donna finds out along the way what it means to be as brave in life as she is on stage.
Runtime: 84 min
Rating: Rated R for language and sexual content
Official Site: http://www.obviouschildmovie.com/
Production: Sundial Pictures
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Oct 7, 2014
Director Credit
Gillian Robespierre Director
Writer Credit
Anna Bean Story
Elisabeth Holm Story
Gillian Robespierre Written By
Karen Maine Story
Principal Cast Credit
Cindy Cheung Dr. Bernard
David Cross Sam
Gabe Liedman Joey
Gaby Hoffmann Nellie
Jake Lacy Max
Jenny Slate Donna Stern
Paul Briganti Ryan
Polly Draper Nancy Stern
Richard Kind Jacob Stern
Cast Credit
Amy Novondo Bar Patron
Cindy Cheung Dr. Bernard
Crystal Lonneberg Bartender
Cyrus McQueen Comedian
David Cross Sam
Emily Tremaine Lacey
Ernest Mingione Waiter
Gabe Liedman Joey
Gaby Hoffmann Nellie
Jake Lacy Max
Jenny Slate Donna Stern
Paul Briganti Ryan
Polly Draper Nancy Stern
Ramses Alexandre Bar Patron
Richard Kind Jacob Stern
Stephen Singer Gene
Suzanne Lenz Female #2
Producer Credit
Brent Stiefel Executive Producer
David Kaplan Executive Producer
Elisabeth Holm Producer
Geoffrey Quan Line Producer
Gillian Robespierre Executive Producer
Jenny Slate Executive Producer
Joey Carey Co-Producer
Julia Godzinskaya Executive Producer
Luisa Conlon Associate Producer
Michael Sackler Executive Producer
Sophie Vickers Executive Producer
Stefan Nowicki Executive Producer
Susan Leber Supervising Producer
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