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Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette and Dominic Cooper in "Miss You Already."

Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette and Dominic Cooper in “Miss You Already.”

Friendship gets harder over time. The early years of first shared secrets, sexual escapades, boozy nights on the town, road trips and exploration make for fun, if not frivolous, times. But when taller hurdles start appearing and life gets complicated, so do relationships. Those challenging times can strain friendships, and they can also make them stronger.

This is what Milly (Toni Collette) and Jess (Drew Barrymore) come to learn in “Miss You Already,” director and University of Texas alumnus Catherine Hardwicke’s “Beaches”-esque tale of friendship, perseverance and love, mostly in times of duress.

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