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The Open Road

Rating:PG-13 (for some language)
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:August 28, 2009
Running time:91 minutes
Cast:Justin Timberlake, Allen O. Battle III, Tamera Bennett, Jeff Bridges, LaVita Brooks
Director:Michael Meredith
Producer:Jordan Foley, Laurie Foxx, Charlie Mason, Michael Meredith, Justin Moore-Lewy
Writer:Michael Meredith
Distributor:Anchor Bay Entertainment

Description: Minor leaguer Carlton Garrett takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garrett when Carlton's mother becomes sick. Knowing his charming yet painfully immature dad's likelihood to disappoint, Carlton enlists his on-again-off-again girlfriend Lucy for emotional support. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures caused by his father's antics, including missed flights, car trouble and bathroom brawls. Years of miscommunication, frustration and comically awkward attempts at bonding come to a head as the mismatched trio make their way from Ohio back home to Houston to reunite the family.

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