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Better Off Single (2016)

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When Charlie Carroll (Aaron Tveit) quits his job and his girlfriend on the same day, it seems as though he's finally found freedom. But after a quick dip in the dark waters of the NYC dating pool, Charlie begins to wonder if he's made a mistake. He's not equipped for single life. In fact, Charlie might not be equipped for life in general. With no job and no love, Charlie is forced to go on a journey of self-discovery so intense that he begins to suffer from surreal hallucinations, flashbacks, and sex fantasies. Will he find "the one?" Or did that ship already sail, taking with it his only hopes for relationship sanity?

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Cast

Aaron Tveit
as Charlie Carroll
Kal Penn
as Brice
Lewis Black
as Charlie's Therapist
Haviland Morris
as Angela's Mom
Brooks Wheelan
as Barry/Trust Funded Avenger
Chris Elliott
as Angela's Dad
Zack Robidas
as Frat Guy Manager
Jason Jones
as Governor Kelleher
Constance Shulman
as Unemployment Worker
Liz Holtan
as Date #1
Christian Salter
as Young Charlie
Julia Eringer
as Workaholic Hottie
Lewis Grosso
as Young Charlie's Friend
Jacob Paque
as Magic 8-Ball Manage/Baseball Play-By-Play Announcer
Jason Altman
as Edward Hart
Guy Olivieri
as Restaurant Worker/Baseball Color Commentator
John Quilty
as Professor
Reggie A. Green
as Downtown Man
Deidre Goodwin
as Presidential Debate Moderator
Jason Alan Carvell
as Well-Spoken Beastly Thug
Sekou Laidlow
as Monotone Manager
Ezra Barnes
as Mr. Staut
Nichole O'Connor
as Sorority Girl
Brian Russell
as Mr. Tucker/Angry Wedding Guest
Nick Hetherington
as Senator Rupe
Jacob Perkins
as Fancy Restaurant Bartender
Matthew Robbins
as Wedding Bartender
Kristin Taylor
as Sexy Devil
Vanessa Hardy
as Work Hot Woman
Danielle Manente
as Hot Running Woman
Darrah Feldman
as Smokin' Stroller Mom
Ana Copara
as Wet T-Shirt Woman #1
Alina Henderson
as Wet T-Shirt Woman #2
Rahaile Foday
as Sexy Women In Lingerie
Darin Itdhanuvekin
as Sexy Women In Lingerie
Feliz Ramirez
as Sexy Women In Lingerie
Joanna Wronska
as Sexy Women In Lingerie
Jackie Brummette
as 1950s & 1970s Girl
Dylan Pitanza
as 1950s & 1970s Boy
Anthony Kapfer
as Hasidic Man On Plane
Bradley Smith
as Brunch Line Running Man
Victoria Bennett-Vitkowsky
as Very Bored Airplane Passenger
Lawrence Novak
as Cigar Smoking Biker
Lawnyae Marie
as Woman at Bar
Brittnew Lewis
as Juice Barista
Mary Pavlovich
as Lady With Dogs
Emilio Campos
as Wedding DJ
Vernon Richardson
as Wedding Judge
Marlaena Sopp
as Barbara Robbins
Byron Hall
as Police Officer
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Critic Reviews for Better Off Single

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

With its muddy timeline, kaleidoscope of fantasies, flashbacks and hallucinations, broad characterizations and sitcom slickness, the film never settles down long enough to congeal, much less feel remotely connected to reality.

October 6, 2016 | Full Review…

[Better Off Single] seems to just fall a bit short of what it has set out to achieve.

August 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Tired romcom's sweet message drowned out by cliches, sexism.

October 7, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Trite and annoying.

October 6, 2016 | Full Review…

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