The first film from music-video directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris is 'œhilarious, heartbreaking, and achingly true,' said Peter Travers in Rolling Stone. A family of lovable losers, played by a brilliant cast that includes Steve Carell, Toni Collette, and 10-year-old Abigail Breslin, packs into a VW bus for a bumpy road trip to 'œa beauty pageant that exposes the ugly side of America.' What starts off as a depressing character comedy turns into a 'œbracingly unsappy' mood-lifter with a raucous, inspiring finale.
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