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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  »

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$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,064,723 (USA) (14 December 2003)

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$124,728,738 (USA)
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With this film, Sony became the first studio to release nine films that opened at number one at the box-office in a single year. They broke the record in 2006, with the release of Gridiron Gang (2006). See more »

Goofs

At the second day in the Hamptons, when Erica, Harry, and Merin are shopping for groceries, Erica stands before a counter that has display containing copies of: "Food & Wine" on it, the display magically disappears/reappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Julian Mercer: You know what Freud said they are no accidents.
Harry: Trust me this was an accident.
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Crazy Credits

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

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References Dead Like Me (2003) See more »

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Have Dinner
Produced by Stephen McLaughlin (as Steve McLaughlin)
Written and Performed by Badly Drawn Boy (as Badly Drawn Boy)
Courtesy of XL Recordings Ltd
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8 January 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie took me by surprise, I wasn't sure if I could handle watching old actors getting it on but this movie turned out to be a great romantic comedy. Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton always give their 100% best in their performances, they did a great job in their roles. It would have been nice to see more input from Frances McDormand and Keanu Reeves, but otherwise I really enjoyed the movie.


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