Dan in Real Life

Last Updated on: October 1st, 2022

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Dan in Real Life Description

Dan in Real Life (Touchstone Movie)Steve Carell, Hollywood’s leading funnyman, stars in the hilarious comedy that’s bursting with charm — a movie you’ll watch again and again. Advice columnist Dan Burns (Carell) is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother’s new girlfriend. Carell is joined by a brilliant all-star supporting cast, including Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, John Mahoney and Dianne Wiest, for a heartfelt, fun-filled comedy.




Dan in Real Life Cast:
  • Steve Carell: Dan Burns
  • Alison Pill: Jane Burns
  • Britt Robertson: Cara Burns
  • Marlene Lawston: Lilly Burns
  • Dane Cook: Mitch Burns
  • Juliette Binoche: Marie Diamond
  • John Mahoney: John “Poppy” Burns
  • Dianne Wiest: Nana Burns
  • Norbert Leo Butz: Clay Burns
  • Jessica Hecht: Amy Burns
  • Amy Ryan: Eileen Burns
  • Frank Wood: Howard Wilson
  • Emily Blunt: Dr. Ruthie “Pigface” Draper
  • Felipe Dieppa: Marty
  • Bernie McInerney: James Lamson
  • Amy Landecker: Cindy Lamson
  • Matthew Morrison: Policeman
  • Stephen Mellor: Bookstore Clerk
  • CJ Adams: Elliot Burns
  • Shana Carr: Suzanne Burns
  • Lucas Hedges: Lily’s Dance Partner


Dan in Real Life Crew:
  • Director: Peter Hedges
  • Producer: Jonathan Shestack
  • Writers: Pierce Gardner and Peter Hedges


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