Alexander and his family may be having a terrible, horrible, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY, but you will have a great day watching this movie. It’s got all the essentials needed for a family movie and more. Its a funny, fast-paced, heartwarming movie that celebrates the difference in every person with one educational male genitalia joke.
Alexander and the Terrible,Horrible, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY, is based on the book written by Judith Viorst. However, screenwriter Rob Lieber adds a twist to the film that is not apart of the book. In the book, Alexander is the only one in his family having a bad day, in the film we see Alexander’s family get a taste of what its like when nothing is going their way.
Steve Carell as ” Ben Cooper”- A stay at home dad, whose age comes into play when trying to land a job with a video game company. His goofy character is a problem for Alexander, since he feels his dad is always embarrassing him. Will Alexander survive his father’s quirkiness?
Jennifer Garner as “Kelly Cooper”- A book publisher, and mother to Alexander tries to handle the life of being a working mother.
Ed Oxenbould as “Alexander Cooper”- Everything goes wrong for Alexander, he gets bullied by the “cool kid” Phillip Parker, no one wants to go to his birthday party and he humiliates himself in front of his crush Becky Gibson. This all leads to Alexander making a wish, he wishes he wouldn’t have wished!
Dylan Minnette as “Anthony Cooper”- Is Alexander’s brother who finds himself in a complicated relationship with “on and off” girlfriend Celia. Will Anthony make it to the prom?
Kerris Dorsey as “Emily Cooper”- The actress of the family, and sister of Alexander. Emily lands the role of Peter Pan in her school production, but will all the hard work come to an end for Emily?
This movie is a great for children and adults, and will have you laughing all the way through.
Alexander and the Terrible,Horrible, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAYÂ comes out October 10th in theaters! And don’t miss out exclusive interviews with the cast members!
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY Â GRADE: A