Barry Munday (alternatively known as Family Jewels) is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Chris D'Arienzo; it is based on the novel Life is a Strange Place by Frank Turner Hollon. The film stars Patrick Wilson as the title character, as well as Judy Greer, Malcolm McDowell, Chloë Sevigny, Cybill Shepherd, Billy Dee Williams, Emily Procter, Colin Hanks, Jean Smart, Mae Whitman, and Kyle Gass. It premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March 2010. The film was released on October 1, 2010.
|Directed by||Chris D'Arienzo|
|Screenplay by||Chris D'Arienzo|
|Based on||Life is a Strange Place|
by Frank Turner Hollon
Billy Dee Williams
|Edited by||Joan Sobel|
|Distributed by||Stick 'N' Stone Productions|
Barry Munday (Patrick Wilson), a lonely womanizer, wakes up after being attacked to realize that he's missing his "family jewels". To make matters worse, he learns he's facing a paternity lawsuit filed by a woman, Ginger (Judy Greer), he can't remember having sex with. Though unintentional, the two discover that their meeting and subsequent "accidents" opened up new opportunities for personal growth and relationships.
- Patrick Wilson as Barry Munday
- Judy Greer as Ginger Farley
- Chloë Sevigny as Jennifer Farley
- Jean Smart as Carol Munday
- Malcolm McDowell as Mr. Farley
- Billy Dee Williams as Lonnie Green
- Cybill Shepherd as Mrs. Farley
- Shea Whigham as Donald
- Barret Swatek as Lucy
- Missi Pyle as Lida Griggs
- Mae Whitman as Candice
- Christopher McDonald as Dr. Preston Edwards
- Trieu Tran as Moe
- Razaaq Adoti as Spiro
- Emily Procter as Deborah
- Matt Winston as Kyle Pennington
- Sam Pancake as D.J.
- Kyle Gass as Jerry Sherman from Barry's support group
Barry Munday received negative reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, it holds a score of 43% with an average rating of 5.1/10, based on 14 reviews. Metacritic gives the film a score of 28 out of 100, based on reviews from six critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".