Dan in Real Life

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "Advice columnist Dan Burns (Carell) is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend."

Overall Ranking: 868 (Rank from 2007: # 18)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Bryan Lienesch76 - Don't ever try to sell me Steve Carrell and Dane Cook as family ever ever again.
Patrick Devitt50

People Involved

  • Steve Carell (Dan Burns)
  • Juliette Binoche (Marie)
  • Dane Cook (Mitch)
  • Dianne Wiest (Nana)
  • John Mahoney (Poppy)
  • Emily Blunt (Ruthie Draper)
  • Alison Pill (Jane)
  • Brittany Robertson (Cara)
  • Marlene Lawston (Lilly)
  • Norbert Leo Butz (Clay)
  • Amy Ryan (Eileen)
  • Jessica Hecht (Amy)
  • Frank Wood (Howard)
  • CJ Adams (Elliot (as Cameron CJ Adams))
  • Peter Hedges (Director)