Comedy Cinema – This Week – Due Date

Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at Due Date

About the Film

Summary of Plot

High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child’s birth on time.. – iMDB

Year Of Release


Running Time

1 Hour 35 Minutes


Todd Phillips


Leave your comfort zone.

Box Office Opening Weekend




RObert Downey Jr. – Peter Highman
Zach Galifianakis – Ethan Tremblay
Michelle Monaghan – Sarah Highman
Jamie Foxx – Darryl
Juliette Lewis – Heidi
Danny McBride – Lonnie

Song From the OST


  • Alan Arkin filmed scenes as Peter’s (Robert Downey, Jr.’s) long lost father, but they did not make the final cut of the film.
  • Ethan’s driver’s licence displays a birth date of 1st October 1969, the same as Zach Galifianakis.
  • The film was frequently criticised as being just a rehash of Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987).
  • Shipped to cinemas under the code name “Maternity Day
  • Tymberlee Hill’s debut.

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