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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

The 40 Year Old Virgin (original title)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:


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, and they fall head over heels for each other. Written by Kris Hopson

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The Longer You Wait, The Harder It Gets. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

19 August 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The 40 Year-Old Virgin  »

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Box Office


$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,422,815 (USA) (19 August 2005)


$109,243,478 (USA) (9 December 2005)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Trish is helping Andy package up his toys for sale she mentions that "oh my god, this guy Eric Gilliland, he has bought like 15 of these (toys from eBay). I think he likes action figures even more than you." Eric, who is a real friend of Catherine Keener, was the head writer on the Roseanne (1988) show and has written and produced many others. See more »


When Andy is making waffles, he opens the lid to take them out. In the next shot, the waffle maker is closed. See more »


[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 »


Featured in Spike's Guys Choice (2009) See more »


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Written by Robert Ellen (as R. Ellen)
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The funniest comedy since "THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY" ; Steve Carell is a comic genius - the year's funniest film!
22 August 2005 | by (fairview, nj) – See all my reviews

THE 40 YEAR-OLD VIRGIN (2005) **** Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Leslie Mann, Jane Lynch, Gerry Bednob, Shelley Malil, Kat Dennings. Hysterically funny high-concept comedy about the titular Andy Stitzer (wonderfully played by perennial second banana Carell in a truly extraordinarily comic breakthrough performance sure to stratosphere him to the A-list), a tech services rep for an electronics store in Southern California who is found out about his secretive identity by a trio of well-meaning yet entirely clueless womanizing co-worker buddies (Rudd, Malco & Rogen, each one degree funnier than the next) determined to get their friend deflowered no matter the cost. What follows is an unlikely yet very warm-hearted romance with a vivacious mother (the marvelous Keener having lots of fun here) leading to add more fuel to the fires within Andy. A surprisingly good-spirited and unapologetically raunchy romantic comedy; the funniest since "There's Something About Mary" with a shrewdly observant script by director Judd Apatow and Carell that features some astoundingly gut-busting sequences including a scathingly accurate David Caruso joke, homophobic debunking ribbing, send-ups of 'date-a-paloozas' and demystifying the war of the sexes with cheeky aplomb. A true winner and an instant classic; the funniest film of the year.

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