Jeff Who Lives at Home

Jeff Who Lives at Home

DVD - 2012
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This is story of one man's hilarious search for the meaning of life. As slacker Jeff stumbles toward enlightenment, he uncovers answers to his nagging family's problems. Jeff has no idea where he's going, but when he finally gets there, he might just find out what it's all about.
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2012
Edition: Widescreen
Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN: 9781415764749
Branch Call Number: DVD Jeff


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JCLZachC Apr 17, 2018

Jeff, a depressed 30-something, who lives at home with his mother, believes there are signs all around us, pointing towards a more meaningful existence. Sent on a routine errand by his mother to the hardware store, Jeff follows the signs the universe seems to extend to him in his search for meaning. The signs not only lead Jeff on a journey of discovery, but also his brother with his struggling marriage, and his mother, still grieving the loss of her husband. This is a sweet indie-dramedy with a terrific ending that really pulls the experience together and makes the journey feel worth while.

Court1992 Jul 30, 2017

Turned out much more inspiring and amazing then I first thought it'd be.

Oct 25, 2016

This dramedy will seem as aimless as Jeff, but stick with it. It is going somewhere. I've enjoyed most of the Duplass brothers' films, but this is my favorite. I recommend it for people who tend to prefer indie movies over blockbusters. There is a spoiler for the movie Signs near the beginning; if you haven't seen that yet and want to, watch Signs first. Jeff Who Lives at Home is rated R for language including sexual references and some drug use.

Aug 19, 2016

I never expected this to be so good. Nothing made me cry this hard in my life. It's definitely one of the best movies I have ever seen.
If you don't get it, that's fine. Some day you will may be…or not. If you get it, you know that this is what the life is about.
Wow, just wow.

Quimeras Jul 10, 2015

Our main character tries to find meaning in all that happens around him. Problem is: not much happens. For us, this makes for some disappointing movie-watching.

Sep 13, 2014

Healing, transformative and magical. This movie took me completely off guard.

Apr 20, 2014

It was a movie about real life - some times life is just boring. Some things there are signs if we care enough to pay attention. Some times a husband doesn't listen to his wife and she seeks that attention somewhere else. Some times a woman is or isnt attracted to a woman. It's life.

Dec 19, 2013

Not very funny, not very deep, and not all that insightful. And the facile solution to the marriage in crisis was absolutely ridiculous.

Nov 15, 2013

A single mom and her two grown up sons struggled to grow up and break out from their daily funk, all during the course of just another day ?! ... even its unlikely upbeat ending could not overcome the hopelessness portrayed in the rest of the movie.

lcrayton2477 Nov 10, 2013

OMG! Who would think such a simple movie would provide such insight and direction. I guess it was fate because it wasnt on my list of films to see but I scanned the movies at Evanston after a bad day, depressed and looking for a comedy, read the back of the dvd and thought, what the heck, I have no idea where my life is going and could use a laugh. That was thursday and while home cooking Saturday night I watched The Matrix and Signs on tv before settling on this flick to go to bed. Is that just a coincidence or fate? I dont know; Im in grad school working a temp job trying to figure out what the future (career) holds for me because I HATE everything. Maybe it means nothing and I need a shrink and drugs but this movie (and the ones on tv before) has definitely got me thinking about the small things that keep popping up in life that most ppl choose to ignore. Maybe I will start paying more attention to words and names that keep imprinting themselves on my brain and try to figure out what God wants me to do woth/for my 'Kevin' in life.

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Oct 27, 2013

(Title Card): "Everyone and everything is interconnected in this universe. Stay pure of heart and you will see the signs. Follow the signs, and you will uncover your destiny." - Jeff

PrimaGigi Jun 08, 2013

Jeff: You know what? I have a asshole for a brother and it breaks my heart.

Jul 15, 2012

Jeff: Why can't you just tell her the truth?
Pat: Are you kidding? Do you know anything about adult relationships?

Jul 15, 2012

Sharon: Jeff, what do you do in the basement? You're not cleaning it.
Jeff: You really want to know? You didn't like it last time we had this conversation.
Sharon: Okay no, you're right, I don't.

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blfritz Jun 14, 2013

blfritz thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

PrimaGigi Jun 08, 2013

PrimaGigi thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

Jul 15, 2012

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over


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blfritz Jun 14, 2013

Other: A lot of marijuana condoning here. Bong smoking at beginning and smoking a joint about midway through.

PrimaGigi Jun 08, 2013

Other: There is some drug use and drinking.

PrimaGigi Jun 08, 2013

Coarse Language: Brief curse words through-out.


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PrimaGigi Jun 08, 2013

The first step to finding your destiny is leaving your mother's basement.

Jul 15, 2012

Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.

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