In his return to screenwriting and debut
as director, Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted conman named
Wendell Baker whose latest scam lands him in jail and
alienates him from his longtime girlfriend Doreen (Eva
Mendes), best friend Reyes (Jacob Vargas) and even his dog,
Junior. Eternally optimistic, Wendell makes the most of his
time behind bars and vows to turn his life around. Upon
release, he gets a job at the Shady Grove retirement hotel,
where he befriends residents Boyd (Seymour Cassel), Skip
(Harry Dean Stanton) and Nasher (Kris Kristofferson).
Wendell's new friends advise him on how to win back his
girlfriend, while he helps them battle the hotel's evil head
nurse, Neil King (Owen Wilson) and right-hand man, McTeague
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