• Publication date: October 23, 2011

Dan in Real Life

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A man unknowingly falls in love with his brother's girlfriend.

  • Publication date: October 23, 2011

Dan in Real Life

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2007

MBC 2:

December 4, 2012 19:00 (KSA) ~ December 4, 2012 18:00 (CLT)

Dan Burns (Steve Carell) is a widower and newspaper columnist hoping to be syndicated.  His kids are indifferent about an upcoming family reunion and would rather not go, especially his daughter,Cara (Brittany Robertson) who's obsessed with her latest boyfriend.

While at the get together Dan visits a local bookstore and bumps into Marie (Juliette Binoche); the two hit it off, and eventually chat over breakfast.  When he gets home he reunites with his older brother -- and discovers that Marie is his girlfriend.  Now Dan must fight his feelings for his new love versus loyalty to his brother.

Dan in Real Life earned $68 million at theaters -- more than double its $25 million budget.  The picture was nominated for a Teen Choice Award.

Directed by: Peter Hedges


  • Steve Carell
  • Juliette Binoche
  • Dianne Wiest
  • John Mahoney
  • Dane Cook