“Friends with Kids” is a romantic comedy film directed by Jennifer Westfeldt, who also wrote and starred in the film. The movie was released in 2011 and stars a talented ensemble cast, including Adam Scott, Maya Rudolph, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Chris O’Dowd, and Jennifer Westfeldt herself.
The story follows a group of close-knit friends in their thirties who all begin to have children. However, after observing the challenges and strains that parenthood places on their relationships, two of the friends, Julie (Westfeldt) and Jason (Scott), decide to have a child together as friends, without any romantic involvement. They believe that this arrangement will allow them to have a child without sacrificing their romantic relationships.
However, as they navigate the challenges of raising a child together while also pursuing their own romantic interests, they soon realize that their plan may not be as simple as they originally thought.
The film received mixed reviews from critics but was praised for its witty script, excellent performances, and realistic portrayal of the challenges of parenthood and relationships.
Duration: 107 min.