ⓘ Barry Munday

                                     

ⓘ Barry Munday

Barry Munday is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Chris DArienzo; it is based on the novel Life is a Strange Place by Frank Turner Hollon. The film stars Patrick Wilson as the title character, as well as Judy Greer, Malcolm McDowell, Chloe Sevigny, Cybill Shepherd, Billy Dee Williams, Emily Procter, Colin Hanks, Jean Smart, Mae Whitman, and Kyle Gass. It premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March 2010. The film was released on October 1, 2010.

                                     

1. Plot

Barry Munday Patrick Wilson, a lonely womanizer, wakes up after being attacked to realize that hes missing his "family jewels". To make matters worse, he learns hes facing a paternity lawsuit filed by a woman, Ginger Judy Greer, he cant remember having sex with. Though unintentional, the two discover that their meeting and subsequent "accidents" opened up new opportunities for personal growth and relationships.

                                     

2. Cast

  • Chloe Sevigny as Jennifer Farley
  • Christopher McDonald as Dr. Preston Edwards
  • Kyle Gass as Jerry Sherman from Barrys support group
  • Razaaq Adoti as Spiro
  • Judy Greer as Ginger Farley
  • Trieu Tran as Moe
  • Patrick Wilson as Barry Munday
  • Cybill Shepherd as Mrs. Farley
  • Matt Winston as Kyle Pennington
  • Billy Dee Williams as Lonnie Green
  • Mae Whitman as Candice
  • Shea Whigham as Donald
  • Missi Pyle as Lida Griggs
  • Jean Smart as Carol Munday
  • Barret Swatek as Lucy
  • Sam Pancake as D.J.
  • Malcolm McDowell as Mr. Farley
  • Emily Procter as Deborah
                                     

3. Reception

Barry Munday received negative reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, it holds a score of 43% with an average rating of 5.1/10, based on 14 reviews. Metacritic gives the film a score of 28 out of 100, based on reviews from six critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".