- Time:1h 27min
- Director:Miguel Arteta
- Stars:Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Stephen Root, Kurtwood Smith, Alia Shawkat, Thomas Lennon, Rob Corddry, Mike OMalley .....
Tim Lippe (Helms) was the guy people always thought would go places but then he just ... didnt. Hes been living in über-sleepy Brown Valley, Wisconsin his whole life, still pre-engaged to his 7th grade teacher Macy Vanderhei (Weaver), while selling insurance to protect other peoples dreams. But now, Tims stalled life is about to get a kick-start because, for the first time in his 34 years, hes headed to a major metropolis - Cedar Rapids, Iowa - where he must try to save his company at a do-or-die insurance convention that, for him, will be entirely unconventional. From the minute he checks into his hotel with his ancient American Tourister and cummerbund money belt, its clear Tim has no idea how the modern world really works. He is soon smitten with seductive Nebraskan insurance agent Joan Ostrowski-Fox (Heche) and awed by his experienced roommates, the straight-shooting Ronald Wilkes (Whitlock Jr.) and the suspicious Dean Zeigler (Reilly). Disheartened when he comes ...