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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
"The 40 Year Old Virgin" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  19 August 2005 (USA)
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Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

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Andy at the age of 40 still hasn't had sex. He lets his secret slip at a poker game with his buds from work. After the revealing all his friends are on a mission to help get him laid. Along the way Andy meets a nice mom: Trish who fall head over heels for each other. Written by Kris Hopson

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Better Late Than Never. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for pervasive sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,488,024 (Italy) (13 January 2006)

Gross:

$1,488,024 (Italy) (13 January 2006)
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Trivia

The scene where Andy has his chest hair removed required five cameras set up for the shot. Star Steve Carell's chest hair was actually ripped out in the scene. The actor had told director Judd Apatow just before shooting the scene: "It has to be real. It won't be as funny if it's mocked up or if it's special effect. You have to see that this is really happening." The scene had to be done in one shot. See more »

Goofs

When Andy is at the speed dating, where the girl in the pink top's breast pops out you can clearly see a wire under the fabric pulling at the neckline. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Joe: Hey Andy! What's up, dude?
Andy Stitzer: Hey Joe. Hey Sara. How you doing?
Joe: When you gonna get a car?
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Crazy Credits

"Michael McDonald -- you rock!" At the end of the thanks and acknowledgments. Michael McDonald is the singer whose video appears endlessly in the background at the Smart Tech store and threatens the sanity of its employees. See more »

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Spoofs Hair (1979) See more »

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Aquarius / Let the Sun Shine in
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Music by Galt MacDermot
Lyrics by James Rado, Gerome Ragni
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Cute, crude, charming, nasty, hilarious, and more......
17 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I got a free pass to a preview of this movie last night and didn't know what to expect. The premise seemed silly and I assumed it would be a lot of shallow make-fun-of-the-virgin humor. What a great surprise. I laughed so hard I cried at some of the jokes. This film is a must see for anyone with an open mind and a slightly twisted sense of humor.

OK.....this is not a movie to go to with your grandmother (Jack Palance?) or small children. The language is filthy, the jokes are (very) crude, and the sex talk is about as graphic as you'll find anywhere. What's amazing, however, is that the movie is still a sweet love story. My girlfriend and I both loved it.

Steve Carell is terrific, but (like The Office) the supporting cast really makes the film work. All of the characters have their flaws, but they also have depth and likability. Everyone pulls their weight and the chemistry is perfect.

I can't wait to get the DVD. I'm sure it will be up there with Office Space for replays and quotable lines.


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