Brad's Status (15)

Ben Stiller shows his son the ropes in Brad's Status

This bittersweet comedy from Mike White (School of Rock) follows Brad (Ben Stiller) as his son’s imminent move to college triggers a crisis of confidence.

Brad Sloan has a comfortable life. He lives in suburban California with his wife Melanie (Jenna Fischer) and their talented son Troy (Austin Abrams). When Brad takes his son to the East Coast to check out colleges, the memories of his own college days and his youthful ambitions make his comfortable life look quite boring. His college friends have gone on to do much more lucrative and glamorous things: there’s a Hollywood bigshot (Mike White), a hedge fund founder (Luke Wilson), a tech entrepreneur (Jemaine Clement), and a political pundit and bestselling author (Michael Sheen). When Brad reconnects with these old friends, he starts to question his idea of success.

US 2017 Dir Mike White 102 min

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