The Fundamentals of Caring

The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

Caring is a funny thing.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 2016-06-16
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 1221 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Worldwide Pants
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Rob Burnett
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Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the western states. The folks they collect along the way will help them test their skills for surviving outside their calculated existence. Together, they come to understand the importance of hope and the necessity of true friendship.

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  • Paul Rudd

    as Ben Benjamin
  • Craig Roberts

    as Trevor Conklin
  • Selena Gomez

    as Dot
  • Jennifer Ehle

    as Elsa Conklin
  • Megan Ferguson

    as Peaches
  • Frederick Weller

    as Bob Richardson
  • Julia Denton

    as Janet
  • Alex Huff

    as Jodi Benjamin
  • Samantha Huskey

    as Kaitlin
  • Bill Murphey

    as Mike
  • Alan Boell

    as Courier
  • Robert Walker Branchaud

    as Burly Mover
  • Eric Singer

    as Burly Helper #2
  • James Donadio

    as Waiter
  • Donna Biscoe

    as Caregiving Instructor
  • Ashley White

    as Cute Travel Channel Girl
  • Matthew Pruitt

    as TV Reporter
  • Matt Mercurio

    as EMT
  • Bobby Cannavale

    as Cash (uncredited)
  • Walter Hendrix III

    as Quarry Patron (uncredited)
  • Kristi Von

    as Diner Waitress (uncredited)
Directing Rob Burnett Director
Writing Rob Burnett Screenplay
Writing Jonathan Evison Novel
Camera Giles Nuttgens Director of Photography
Production Donna Gigliotti Producer
Production James Spies Producer
Production Rob Burnett Producer
Sound Ryan Miller Music
Production Jamal Daniel Executive Producer
Production Renee Witt Executive Producer
Art Meghan C. Rogers Production Design
Sound Joe Rudge Music Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Peggy Stamper Costume Design