Yes Day is a genie out of the bottle kind of a movie, especially for the Indian audience. This 2021 American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta is about Allison and Carlos, who always feel like they have to say NO to their kids and co-workers. One fine day they make up their mind to give their three kids a YES DAY — where for 24 hours, they make the rules. Little did they know that they’d be going on an adventurous spree around Los Angeles which would help bring the family closer to each other than ever before.
Yes Day was released on Netflix internationally on Friday, March 12.
Yes Day Cast
Jennifer Garner — who also produced and developed the film — plays Allison, with The Undoing star Edgar Ramírez as Carlos, her husband. Jenna Ortega plays the eldest daughter Katie, with Julian Lerner as middle child Nando and Everly Carganilla as youngest daughter Ellie. It is made under the production house Grey Matter Productions and Entertainment 360.
The film also features appearances from June Diane Raphael (Grace And Frankie), Fortune Feimster (The L Word: Generation Q), Nat Faxon (The Conners), and James Kyson (Heroes).
Yes Day Premise
Yes Day tells the story of a fun-loving couple who were up for almost anything until they had children. Devasted that her children see her as a dictator, she’s determined to show her kids that she hasn’t forgotten how to be fun, so she agrees to a “Yes Day” — 24 hours where the kids get to make all the decisions and the adults aren’t allowed to say no to anything (with a few important ground rules). Then follows their wholehearted fun and adventure with its own challenges.
Something more to know!
“I developed this movie, I produced it, and it comes directly from my life!” Says Jennifer. The film is inspired by the children’s book of the same title by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld, which Jennifer read with her children.
Jennifer also confirmed that she did all her stunts “I did all my stunts!” “My stunt double of 20 years, Shauna Duggins, has become an award-winning stunt coordinator, and she made it so much fun. She’s not at all afraid of putting me on a wire, she doesn’t care that I’m 48!” she added.
Here’s the trailer to bring a smile to your face!