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

R  |   |  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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$26,000,000 (estimated)

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

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

Steve Carell's wife Nancy Carell (Walls) suggested Jane Lynch for the role of Paula, who also worked with Carell during their Second City days. Before Walls suggested Lynch for the role, it was written to be played by a man, and the character did not come on to Andy until Lynch had been cast and the actors came up with that scene (with her singing the "beautiful old Guatemalan love song" to Andy) during rehearsals. See more »

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The SmarTech store where Andy has store hours information: Mon-Fri: 10am-9pm Fri-Sat:10am-10pm Sun: 11am-7pm. According to them Fri closes at 9pm and also at 10pm. See more »

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[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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"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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References Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) See more »

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Heat of the Moment
(1982)
Written by John Wetton, Geoff Downes (as Geoffrey Downes)
Performed by Asia
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The best comedy I've seen in years
22 August 2005 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

Steve Carell comes into his own in his first starring role in the 40 Year Old Virgin, having only had supporting roles in such films as Bewitched, Bruce Almighty, Anchorman, and his work on the Daily Show, we had only gotten a small taste of the comedy that Carell truly makes his own. You can tell that Will Ferrell influenced his "comedic air" but Carell takes it to another level, everything he does is innocent, lovable, and hilarious. I would not hesitate to say that Steve Carell is one of the next great comedians of our time.

The 40 Year Old Virgin is two hours of non-stop laughs (or 4 hours if you see it twice like I did), a perfect supporting cast and great leads charm the audience through the entire movie. The script was perfect with so many great lines that you will want to see the movie again just to try to remember them all. The music fit the tone of the movie great, and you can tell the director knew what he was doing.

Filled with sex jokes, some nudity, and a lot of language, this movie isn't for everyone but if you liked the Wedding Crashers, Anchorman, or any movie along those lines, you will absolutely love The 40 Year Old Virgin.


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