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The Ex (2006)

Country: USA

Genres: Comedy, Romance

Taglines: Credit-grabbing. Back-stabbing. Wife-nabbing. Just another day at the office.

Director: Jesse Peretz

Writers: David Guion, Michael Handelman

Stars: Zach Braff, Amanda Peet, Jason Bateman, Charles Grodin, ...

In Manhattan, Sofia's an attorney and Tom's a cook who has a hard time holding a job. When their first child is born, they agree that she'll be a full-time mom and he'll get a promotion. When he gets fired, he takes a job in Ohio working at the ad agency where her father is assistant director. Tom's assigned to report to Chip, a competitive, hard-driving guy who's in a wheelchair and who's Sofia's ex-boyfriend - from high school. Chip still carries a torch for her, so he connives to make Tom's work life miserable. As Tom's frustrations mount, it may be that Sofia will take Chip's side. Is Tom doomed to fail yet again?
Charles Grodin's first film role in 13 years.
In an interview with Creative Screenwriting magazine, the screenwriters, David Guion and Michael Handelman, virtually disowned the film. Guion said "That movie was a bit of a cautionary story for screenwriters in terms of that it was a movie that struggle