Cobie As: Karen
Additional Cast: Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Ellie Kemper
Directed By: David Wain
Written By: David Wain & Michael Showalter
Release Date: September 5, 2014
Running time: 83 minutes
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Website: Internet Movie Database
The owner of an independent candy shop and the corporate stooge who has been sent to shut her down begin an unlikely romance.
Facts & Trivia
– Near the beginning of the movie, when Kyle (Bill Hader) says how much Molly (Amy Poehler) and Joel’s (Paul Rudd’s) love story is like a rom-com, Molly responds by saying that it isn’t a movie, it is their real-life, and looks right at the camera, just before the scene ends.
– The main plot of the story of a small independent candy store going out of business because of a corporate chain candy store is ripped off of “You’ve Got Mail” (1998), which was a remake of “The Shop Around the Corner” (1940).
– This movie has much of the cast from Wet Hot American Summer (2001), including, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Ken Marino, Christopher Meloni, Michael Ian Black, Writer Michael Showalter, and Writer David Wain.