How to Be One is a 2016 American romantic comedy film directed by Christian Ditter and created by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein, based mostly on the novel of the similar name by Liz Tuccillo. Starring Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Alison Brie, Leslie Mann, Damon Wayans Jr., Anders Holm, Jake Lacy and Jason Mantzoukas. It was released on February twelve, 2016, by Warner Bros. Images.
Alice (Dakota Johnson) briefly dumps her school boyfriend Josh (Nicholas Braun) and moves to New York Town to be a paralegal. She moves in with her sister, Meg (Leslie Mann) an OB/GYN who refuses to have a little one or any type of relationship. Alice befriends wild co-employee Robin (Rebel Wilson), who enjoys partying and 1-evening stands, and local bartender Tom (Anders Holm), who willfully embraces the bachelor lifestyle and hooks up with many gals which include Alice. Tom fulfills Lucy (Alison Brie) at his bar when she uses his World wide web for free. She describes she is searching for “The One” utilizing many courting internet sites.
Alice fulfills with Josh to convey to him she is finished with their split and completely ready to get back alongside one another. Josh describes that they cannot mainly because he is seeing a person else, which distresses Alice. In the meantime, Meg has a change of coronary heart and decides to have a youngster via sperm donor. She starts off courting a young male named Ken (Jake Lacy) soon after learning her endeavor at in vitro fertilization was effective, nevertheless she hides the being pregnant from Ken.
Back at Tom’s bar, Lucy has a string of terrible dates. Tom witnesses this and realizes he has emotions for Lucy. As her sister kindles her very own relationship, Alice proceeds to pine after Josh. In an endeavor to set herself out there, she attends a Wesleyan alumni networking party, exactly where she hits it off with a male named David (Damon Wayans Jr).
Lucy, possessing been in a relationship for 3 weeks with a male named Paul, goes to Grand Central Station to deliver him off to the educate. Paul reveals that he has been seeing other individuals, thinking she was performing the similar, and breaks up with her. Lucy, particularly agitated, breaks down at her volunteer occupation reading tales to young children. George (Jason Mantzoukas), who operates at the bookstore, soothes her and the two commence a relationship.
Alice and Robin attend Josh’s wintertime vacation bash, nevertheless Alice finds she can’t look at Josh with his new girlfriend. Strolling alone, she operates into David, who displays her a personal view of the Rockefeller Xmas tree. Dazzled, Alice many thanks him and they commence a relationship. 3 months afterwards, as she is singing with David’s daughter, Phoebe, David gets upset with Alice, reminding her sternly that she’s not Phoebe’s mother. The two split up.