Delivery Man 2014 CC

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An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.

Starring:
Vince Vaughn,Chris Pratt
Runtime:
1 hour, 44 minutes

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Delivery Man

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Product Details

Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Ken Scott
Starring Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt
Supporting actors Cobie Smulders
Studio E1
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5 stars

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20 of 23 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Guy TOP 100 REVIEWER on 15 Mar. 2014
Format: DVD
David (Vince Vaughn) has trouble delivering meat, but not fathering children. As a donor he has sired 533 children of which 142 remarkably including a mentally handicapped somewhat vegetated kid in a wheel chair, demand to know who their biological father is. David has financial problems and a pregnant girlfriend. David is given the profiles of the 142. He visits his biological children, helping them out without telling them who he is.

This is a lukewarm formulaic comedy. It shied away from an overly crude "wrestle the dragon alone" humor to make a film that more of the family could see. It is a story for modern times as we experience extended families. In David's world all men are truly brothers. More of a light feel good drama than comedy.

Parental Guide: No f-bombs, sex, or nudity.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Milly on 4 Feb. 2015
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This film is more sad than comedy, but sad in a good way. Comedy blended in with Drama. Highly recommend it, though David's girlfriend (Cobie Smulders) is a little on the annoying side in this film (depicting the whole you can't see the child, now you can, no you can't scenario). Chris Pratt played a lawyer who gave a good performance as a father of four. While Vince Vaughn's performance was cool. This is a film I'd say to watch if you're looking for some light, warm hearted comedy.
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By rbmusicman TOP 100 REVIEWER on 9 Jun. 2014
Format: Blu-ray
'David' (Vince Vaughn) works as a delivery man for the family meat business
his life is a shambles, not only is he a useless Deliveryman, he's also $80,000 in debt.
There is nobody out there that can or will bail him out, he's got zero collateral.
One day he arrives home to find a lawyer waiting for him, several years ago he had been a
sperm donor, in fact a regular contributor, for payment of course.
The Lawyer informs him that his sperm had been used to help over 600, he'd actually fathered
533 children, 142 of which want to know who their biological father really is, the decision on
whether they find out or not, is 'David' himself, or should he leave the 142 wondering who
'Starbuck' really is ?
He is handed a folder with the profile of the 142, his friend 'Brett' (Chris Pratt) advises him not
to open the folder.
In the meantime 'David's' on-off girlfriend 'Emma' (Cobi Smulders) informs him that she's
pregnant....mmm,
Well curiosity gets the better of 'David' he opens the folder, then one by one try's to actually
meet, see each of the 142 without them being aware of who he is.
After a visit to a counselling meeting by the agency for the 142, several of the siblings that had
met him gather around him after the meeting, as a friend, despite 'Brett's help and advice,
'David's' family is about to expand some.
'David' at last begins to have a purpose in life, his love life with 'Emma' and the Baby also looks
to be falling into place.
One hell of a lot of 'Birthday' Cards to buy ?
It's a decent watch with several amusing moments and situations, maybe not as funny as it
might have been.
Good Picture and Sound Quality.
Features -
* Building Family.
* 'Vince Vaughn' off the cuff.
* Deleted Scene.
* You're under Arrest.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By David H J Ashdown TOP 500 REVIEWER on 15 Mar. 2015
Format: DVD
An OK film about a delivery man who donated sperm as a student and now twenty years later over 100 of the resulting children, having reached the age when they have the right to find their biological father, form a group to force him to reveal his identity. The comedy is swamped by typical over sentimentality so prevalent in American films but it's worth watching if you've got nothing better to do.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Drew Shardlow on 18 Feb. 2015
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Well I am a sucker for RomComs. The scenario is based on a darker reality but is nonetheless a possibility and makes one think of the complex interplay of genetics and relationships, nature and nurture, all that good stuff. Thought provoking and yet romantically light hearted. It is perhaps a little over sentimental even for my taste but then it is American.
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Format: DVD
Vaughn plays his usual character in this tale of a man who fathered alot of kids via a sperm bank. It seemed to be billed as a laugh out loud funny farce but its actually a bit solemn and serious. Its ok Nothing special.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Richard Morton TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 24 July 2014
Format: DVD
Delivery Man was not really what I expected, it turned out to be a pleasant surprise bearing in mind I haven't seen the original French Canadian film (Starbuck) it was based on or know much about the true life case that inspired it. It's a little more serious and dramatic in tone at times but still pretty funny.

Vince Vaughn plays David, a man who following a balls up at a fertility clinic finds himself the father of 500+ young adults. Despite his anonymity clause many of these people are attempting to find out who their biological father is. While David and his his best bud/lawyer are fighting a legal case to stay anonymous, he starts to take an interest in exactly who and what he has sired, tracking them down and becoming involved in their lives (without revealing his own identity). They range from an NBA basketball player to a busker, to a drug addict to a life guard and beyond.

Vaughn drops much of his usual loud mouth schtick and plays a more subtle role here. Whilst the film could have gone down the route of a raucous, coarse, knob gag kind of film (not that there's anything wrong with that) it's all a bit gentler and warmer than that. It's still pretty funny mind you with Chris Pratt as the best bud/lawyer stealing most of the best gags, he's almost as good here as he is in Parks and Recreation.

The bulk of the film follows the interaction between David and his various kids, continuing the family theme there are subplots involving David's brothers and father as well as his current pregnant girlfriend played by Cobie Smulders (in a sadly underwritten role). Overall though I enjoyed it more than I thought I might, warm funny and thoughtful stuff.
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