The film is an R-rated comedy and the runtime is 1 hour and 39 minutes (99 minutes). In the film, Maddie (Jennifer Lawrence), who thinks she’s found the answer to her financial troubles, discovers an intriguing job listing: wealthy helicopter parents looking for someone to “date” their introverted 19-year-old son, Percy (Andrew Barth Feldman), and bring him out of his shell before he leaves for college. But awkward Percy proves to be more of a challenge than she expected, and time is running out. She has one summer to make him a man or lose it all. Directed by Gene Stupnitsky from a screenplay by John Phillips, who co-wrote it with Stupnitsky.
In an interview with “Good Morning America,” Jennifer Lawrence revealed that, despite just having a baby, she was drawn to a script that she found incredibly funny. The script was for the film ‘No Hard Feelings,’ in which Lawrence plays the main character named Maddie Barker. She said, “I had just had a baby, so I definitely wasn’t planning on working.” Lawrence added, “And I just, I read the script, and it was just too funny. It was the funniest thing I had ever read.”
The film also stars Matthew Broderick as Percy’s father, Laura Benanti as Percy’s mother, Natalie Morales as a friend of Maddie, Scott MacArthur as a friend of Maddie, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Gary, Hasan Minhaj, and Kyle Mooney.