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After discovering My Blue Heaven, Moranis again left my radar. That is, up until very recently, when the guy at the Bodega down the street said I resembled him. It has become a running joke between us, and just yesterday he asked, “So how’s the work on your big comeback going?”
Due Date is a bromantic comedy/road movie. I’m not sure of the origins of this particular variant on a genre that began with films like It Happened One Night, but Due Date is certainly not the first of its kind. It also might be called a screwball comedy, in that its characters are thrown into implausible, often absurd situations.