The Family Man

{4.5/5} “Look, we’re at the airport. Nobody ever thinks clearly at the airport.”

The Family Man, released in 2000

Jack is a rich businessman who’s in the middle of a big deal and doesn’t mind working on Christmas. He runs into a man who turns out to have some kind of magical power. The next day Jack wakes up in a different reality — in which the last 13 years were different, and he got married and had kids. All he wants is for things to go back to the way they were.

I’m less enamored of Nicholas Cage’s acting style than I used to be. Nevertheless, this is a brilliant movie.

It’s about thinking about life in a new way. It’s also hilarious.

Stars Téa Leoni and Don Cheadle. Directed by Brett Ratner (Rush Hour).

This is the 2nd time I’ve seen it.

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