Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary's landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary's teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.
|nudity||a little small talk is all|
|profanity||"f**k" is used, but infrequently There is a scene in the film where the male protagonist uses the expletive "f**k" to express his frustration at his circumstances and helplessness. s**t is also used by a young child|
|alcohol||there are multiple scenes in a bar a man and woman play a drinking game a man tells a woman that his lawyer told him to get drunk.|