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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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A Comedy about the moments that touch us in ways we've never been touched before. See more »

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

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The 40 Year-Old Virgin  »

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

In a magazine interview, director Judd Apatow revealed a trick behind the film's success: during the first preview of the movie, he had actually recorded the preview audiences vocal reaction with a tape recorder. When it came to re-cutting the film for the general release, he trimmed the film in sync to the recorded reaction. The scenes that did not have audience reaction were either cut or trimmed (but reinserted in the Unrated edition). See more »

Goofs

The second time Andy goes to work, as he shuts the door, a black SUV is reflected in the door as it closes. When we see the outside of the door from the inside of the store, there is only a railing, no SUV. 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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Referenced in American Dad!: The 42-Year-Old Virgin (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

"Anchors Aweigh' (uncredited)
Written by /Charles A. ZImmerman' with additional Music by Domenico Savino (1950)
Lyrics by Alfred Hart Miles with additional lyrics by George D. Lottman
Performed by Steve Carell
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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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