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Something's Gotta Give (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  12 December 2003 (USA)
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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »



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Beauty (as Vanessa Haydon)


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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 December 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Nancy Meyers Project  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


$4,558,255 (Brazil) (4 June 2004)

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (DTS 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)| (5.1 Surround Sound) (L-R)


Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the movie Jack Nicholson plays a notorious bachelor, who always: "escaped the noose", while Diane Keaton plays a divorcée. In real life it's the other way round. Jack Nicholson is divorced while Diane Keaton never married. See more »


When Harry and Erica are walking on the beach, you can see the tire tracks made by the camera dolly in the sand behind them. See more »


Harry: [after a kiss] Soft lips.
Erica: I'm so glad they still work. I haven't used them for kissing in such a long time, more like for wearing lipstick... and whistling.
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Crazy Credits

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


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Oooh Baby
Written by David Cole
Performed by C.C. Music Factory (as C + C Music Factory)
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23 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is funny, cute, light-hearted, serious all rolled into one movie.

Diane gives her all in the movie, she unleashes all the insane things women go through in life. Her story is fascinating. Jack Nicholson is of course his usual "swaggering" self in this movie. He gives us his normal antics throughout the movie. His "heart-attacks" are priceless. You can't help but love him! Keanu, he is incredible in this movie. He is sincere, intelligent and magical. Amanda Peet, is over the top as in most of her roles. Overall this movie was excellent!

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