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On the Town

12 Apr

In Date Night, Steve Carell and Tina Fey play Phil and Claire Foster, the prototypical suburban New Jersey couple who, with busy jobs and two kids, feel like they’ve too-easily slipped into the role of great roommates rather than happily marrieds.

Even worse: They’re in a rut and are too exhausted to do anything about it.

So one night, in an attempt to do something different (instead of their weekly dinner at a local restaurant where they always order the same thing), Phil decides to take Claire into New York City and to a hot new restaurant they’ve been wanting to try. Suffice it to say, “date night” doesn’t go as planned after they claim to be another couple at the restaurant.

Soon, the couple get caught in the middle of a case of mistaken identity involving corrupt cops, a mobster, and the District Attorney. Continue reading