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When Joline's husband walks out on her, she is convinced she can save her marriage. She proceeds to track down her wayward husband and winds up in El Paso, Texas where she finds him and stakes out his new life...from her car. With a little help from her brother, Jay, his new girlfriend, Carmen and Neil, her tantalizing "neighbor," she discovers the ups and downs of being the most committed woman in America.
Comedy Adventure - Only die-hard fans of star Heather Graham will find much to enjoy in
this slow, unfunny comedy. The language and adult subject matter
make the film inappropriate for children, who would not be interested
in viewing, anyway.
PROFANITY: Fairly frequent use of strong profanity. SEX/NUDITY: A scene involving a blow-up doll. VIOLENCE: A fair amount of incidental violence. DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Frequent alcohol and tobacco use. ACTION: One brief, comic fight scene. COMEDY: Physical and verbal humor.
"Committed" is what Joline (Heather Graham) is to her deadbeat husband Carl (Luke Wilson) through thick and thin, for better or for worse. Audiences, however, are likely not to feel the same devotion to Lisa Krueger's stridently offbeat comedy of the same name. I understand the point Krueger was trying to make--namely, the question of when devotion becomes obsession, and knowing when to let go. But in Committed, she has somehow made this potentially provocative subject boring.
Ever since Joline (HEATHER GRAHAM) married
Carl (LUKE WILSON), she's felt madly in love, emotionally bonded and totally
committed... even though Carl walked out on her two weeks ago.
Convinced she can save her marriage, she drives two thousand miles west on a
comic adventure to track down her wayward husband. Along the way, she has close
calls with a pair of highway robbers, a Mexican witchdoctor and more than one
But the real odyssey begins when Joline winds up in El Paso, Texas, finds
Carl and stakes out his new life...from her car. With a little help from her
brother Jay (CASEY AFFLECK) his new girlfriend Carmen (PATRICIA VELASQUEZ) and
Neil (GORAN VISNJIC), her tantalizing "neighbor," she discovers the
ups and downs of being the most committed woman in America.