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The Descendants (2011)

R
115 min | Comedy, Drama

A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident.
Writers
Alexander Payne (screenplay) | Nat Faxon (screenplay) | Jim Rash (screenplay) | Kaui Hart Hemmings (novel)
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Budget
$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,190,096
Gross (USA)
$ 82,584,160
Gross (World)
$ 177,243,185
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Release date
Dec 9, 2011 (United States)

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7.3 / 10 | 220,428 votes