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Something's Gotta Give (2003)

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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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Storyline

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

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$124,590,960 (USA) (26 March 2004)
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Trivia

Composer Alan Silvestri wrote an original score for the film, but was replaced by Hans Zimmer after creative differences with Director Nancy Meyers. See more »

Goofs

When Harry and Marin are driving to Erica's house in the Hamptons, Marin tells Harry to make a right. But in the next shot, we clearly see them turning left. See more »

Quotes

Erica Barry: [on her play] It's about a divorced woman, a writer. She's this high-strung, overamped, controlling, know-it-all neurotic.
[Everyone stares at her]
Erica Barry: ... who's incredibly *cute*, and lovable.
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Crazy Credits

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


Soundtracks

So Nice (Summer Samba)
Written by Marcos Valle, Paulo Sérgio Valle and Norman Gimbel
Performed by Astrud Gilberto
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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