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Something's Gotta Give (2003)

A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.

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Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother Erica. Left in the care of Erica and his doctor, a love triangle starts to take shape. Written by Keanuette

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, brief nudity and strong language | See all certifications »

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12 December 2003 (USA)  »

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Untitled Nancy Meyers Project  »

Box Office

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$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,064,723 (USA) (12 December 2003)

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$124,590,960 (USA) (26 March 2004)
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With this film, Sony became the first studio to release nine films that opened at #1 at the box office in a single year. They broke the record in 2006, with the release of Gridiron Gang (2006). See more »

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When Erica is making pancakes, she puts the cap back on the milk bottle twice. See more »

Quotes

Erica Barry: [Harry walks in, with her naked] Ahh!
Harry: [Seeing Erica] Oh! Oh.
Erica Barry: No! STOP!
Harry: OH! OOH!
Erica Barry: [Walking behind the door] AAHH! STOP!
Harry: [Hits a wall full of pictures, covering his eyes partly] Oh, I'm sorry! Oh, God, am I sorry?
Erica Barry: WHAT ARE YOU DOING?
Harry: I'm sorry! I didn't see anything. Except maybe a few tits!
[Diane screams and runs away]
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Crazy Credits

Jack Nicholson sings "La Vie en Rose" during the closing credits. See more »

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Referenced in I exafanisi: Episode #1.15 (2008) See more »

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C'est si bon
Music by Henri Betti
Lyrics by André Hornez
Performed by Eartha Kitt with Henri Rene and his Orchestra
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Much better than I expected!
13 December 2003 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I kept thinking, while watching this movie, "I wish I could write a screenplay as good as this." Jack was Impeccable Jack. Diane was delightful and sexy and a wonderful role model for older women. Keanu showed more range than people give him credit for, and did an excellent job playing the role he was cast as - a supporting character, who is not supposed to outshine the lead roles, but rather enhance them (which he did). I was very pleased with this movie! It did have "several endings" which, actually, didn't detract but instead made me think, "Well, that's closer to the reality of what might happen," instead of being annoyed. As Jack's character says, "Finally, closure," and I was happy. It was a good movie and I liked it quite a lot. It'll be on my mind and in my thoughts for a while, which is the sign of an impactful movie.


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