|Dennis Quaid||Lawrence Wetherhold|
|Sarah Jessica Parker||Janet|
|Thomas Haden Church||Chuck|
|Kevin James Doyle||Rodney|
|Paul J. Huber||Ben|
Acerbic, selfish and widowed, literature professor Lawrence Wetherhold is estranged from his son and his overachieving teenage daughter. Just as he begins a relationship with a former student, Lawrence's ne'er-do-well adoptive brother lands on his doorstep. Lawrence realizes he must make some changes in his life and reconnect with his children in order to get on with his life.