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In Good Company (2004)



Critic Consensus: The witty and charming In Good Company offers laughs at the expense of corporate culture.

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Dan Foreman is headed for a shakeup. He is demoted from head of ad sales for a major magazine when the company he works for is acquired in a corporate takeover. His new boss, Carter Duryea, is half his age--a business school prodigy who preaches corporate synergy. While Dan develops clients through handshake deals and relationships, Carter cross-promotes the magazine with the cell phone division and "Krispity Krunch", an indeterminate snack food under the same corporate umbrella. Both men are going through turmoil at home. Dan has two daughters, Alex, age 18, and Jana, age 16, and is shocked when his wife tells him she's pregnant with a new child. Carter, in the meanwhile, is dumped by his wife of seven months just as he gets his promotion. Dan and Carter's uneasy friendship is thrown into jeopardy when Carter falls for, and begins an affair with, Dan's daughter Alex.

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Dennis Quaid
as Dan Foreman
Topher Grace
as Carter Duryea
Scarlett Johansson
as Alex Foreman
Marg Helgenberger
as Ann Foreman
Clark Gregg
as Steckle
Philip Baker Hall
as Eugene Kalb
Selma Blair
as Kimberly
Ty Burrell
as Enrique Colon
Amy Aquino
as Alicia
Colleen Camp
as Receptionist
Lauren Tom
as Obstetrician
Ron Bottitta
as Porsche Dealer
Jon Collin
as Waiter
Shishir Kurup
as Maitre D'
John Cho
as Petey
Chris Ausnit
as Young Executive
Gregory Hinton
as Moving Man
Todd Lyon
as Moving Man
Thomas J. Dooley
as Moving Man
Robin Kirksey
as Basketball Ringer
Kate Ellis
as Maya (Roommate)
John Kepley
as Salesman
Mobin Khan
as Salesman
Jeanne Kort
as Saleswoman
Richard Hotson
as Fired Employee
Sharon Washington
as Fired Employee
Rebecca Hedrick
as Teddy K's Assistant
Miguel Arteta
as Globecom Technician
Sam Tippe
as Kid at Party
Roma Torre
as Anchorwoman
Andre Cablayan
as Legally Dead
Dante Powell
as Legally Dead
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Critic Reviews for In Good Company

All Critics (172) | Top Critics (50)

A so-so script but great performances.

December 24, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Even better, Weitz asks tough questions without easy answers, pointing daggers at companies like the very one he's busy making motion pictures for.

December 13, 2005 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

While In Good Company has a few moments of comedy that work, it inescapably feels like a sitcom.

May 13, 2005 | Full Review…

A warm and witty comedy brimming with sharp insights.

February 15, 2005 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Not only the best American picture of 2004, but also the most grown-up movie to come from Hollywood in recent years.

February 3, 2005

The script feels patched together and stale but there is a lot of compensation in exceptionally warm and fully-realized performances by all of the principals.

January 20, 2005 | Rating: B
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Audience Reviews for In Good Company


Watched this a few times over the years. Always enjoy it. Good cast and relatable story about work pressure and office politics. Scarlett Johansson plays a small but good role here, and Topher is likeable too.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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how can you not love Topher?

Coxxie Mild Sauce
Coxxie Mild Sauce

Super Reviewer


Good film and script, don't really like Scarlett Johansson in this one but the plot is interesting and Dennis Quaid and Topher do a good job.

Lenny Muggsy
Lenny Muggsy

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