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40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)

 -  Comedy | Romance | Drama  -  1 March 2002 (USA)
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After a brutal break-up, a young man vows to stay celibate during the forty days of Lent, but finds the girl of his dreams and is unable to do anything about it.

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Nicole broke up with Matt months ago and is now engaged to someone else. He's very good-looking and has no trouble finding other lovers, but that doesn't help because he's still obsessed with wanting her back. Then he gets the inspiration that swearing off sex for Lent (all forms of sexual activity, even kissing or masturbation) will give him the perspective he needs. So of course a few days later he meets a woman and they fall in love. Now Matt sees his vow as a personal matter, and won't even tell her about it, but his friends think otherwise, and now the complications begin... Written by Anonymous

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lent | sex | love | break up | masturbation | See more »

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One man is going to find out what it's like... See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Drama

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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1 March 2002 (USA)  »

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40 Days and 40 Nights  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$317,400 (Netherlands) (2 August 2002)

Gross:

$42,259,967 (Europe) (16 August 2002)
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Ashton Kutcher and Katie Holmes were originally set to play the roles of Matt and Erica. They both dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Goofs

When Matt is running to see Nicole after he finds out she is engaged, you can see the van (with the side door open) filming him in a reflection on a building. See more »

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Matt: You stupid, stupid... silly little person.
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Fun and laughter
6 March 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Admittedly not a previously big Josh Hartnett fan, but I went to watch this movie on a whim, and am glad I took the plunge. It was good to see Hartnett in a comedy role and think he faired very well. There was such a neat innocence in some of the lines he delivered, where they could have been really crass. Some of the sight gags were a little gross and some a bit disturbing, but on the whole I was pleasantly surprised, and the good stuff more than made up for it. The cast was great.. of which I recognised Hartnett, Sossomon and of course Griffin Dunne. However, I really wished more time was spent with Hartnetts co-workers. I would have loved to have seen their characters filled out more. I must admit I was taken with the actor, Chris Gauthier, that played Mikey (I actually stayed to the watch the end credits to take note of his name) and when the romance between the leads became a little long, really wanted to see Mikey and the co-workers back at the internet office. I would be interested in other works this actor has appeared in. More time spent with the actor who played Chris would have been good too, in fact all the internet guys. That aside, I am looking forward to the release of the dvd, and will be buying a copy as soon as its available.


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