A respectable small-town pharmacist (played by Sam Rockwell) delivers a prescription to a lonely trophy wife (played by Olivia Wilde). She takes him on a walk on the wild side, which includes extra-large martinis, uninhibited bedroom behavior and the illicit pleasures of the pharmacopeia he has access to in his store. Composers Andrew Feltenstein and John Nau (“Anchorman 2”; “Casa De Mi Padre”) load the soundtrack with whimsical, colorful, and jazzy tunes; not unlike what one might experience under the influence in this murderously dark comedy.
Better Living Through Chemistry also stars Michelle Monaghan (“Source Code“), Ray Liotta, Jane Fonda, as well as Ben Schwartz, Norbert Leo Butz and Ken Howard.
Olivia Wilde also stars in the following films: People Like Us (with Walk of Shame‘s Elizabeth Banks), Butter (with Draft Day‘s Jennifer Garner), The Girl Next Door (with The Motel Life‘s Emile Hirsch), Year One (with Superbad‘s Michael Cera), In Time (with Runner Runner‘s Justin Timberlake), The Words (with Hit & Run‘s Bradley Cooper) and Her (with Ain’t Them Bodies Saints‘ Rooney Mara). If you want to beef up on Olivia Wilde movie knowledge beyond her well-known roles in TRON: Legacy and TV’s The O.C., then this is a great place to start.
Download The Albums!
People Like Us: Download | Buy CD
Butter: Download | Buy CD
The Girl Next Door: Download | Buy CD
Year One: Download | Buy CD
In Time: Download | Buy CD
The Words: Download | Buy CD
Acoustic Hits: A Tribute To her Soundtrack: Download
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