“Sideways.” Miles (Paul Giamatti) and Jack (Thomas Haden Church) are two friends who are enduring mid-life changes. Jack is about to get married, so Miles wants to give him a nice adventure by traveling through wine country before he ties the knot. Miles is a failed writer who is still trying to get his first novel published while Jack is an actor. The trip through the vineyards is anything but routine as both men discover more about themselves during the vacation.
“It’s a Mad Mad Mad World.” After spending the last 15 years in prison, Smiler Grogan (Jimmy Durante) drives at high speed to a California park where he hid $350,000 from a previous job. His car goes out of control and he goes over a cliff. As the drivers from four cars try to help the dying man, he tells them where he has hidden the money. The rest of the movie is a hilarious adventure as each group of strangers tries to beat the the others to the money and claim it as their own.