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2007 – The Ex

Paul as Leon
Directed by: Jesse Peretz
Written by: Michael Handelman, David Guion
Produced by: Anthony Bregman, Marc Butan, Anne Carey
Production year: 2006
Original release: May 11, 2007
Running time: 1 hour, 39 minutes
Other cast: Zach Braff, Amanda Peet, Charles Grodin
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When his lawyer wife, Sofia (Amanda Peet), becomes pregnant, chronic underachiever Tom Reilly (Zach Braff) must take a job at his father-in-law’s advertising firm. Tom has to adjust to the demands of a very high-powered job, and he finds himself in an increasingly hostile office rivalry with Chip (Jason Bateman), Sofia’s paraplegic former lover.