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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

The 40 Year Old Virgin (original title)
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, 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 »

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

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19 August 2005 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$109,449,237 (USA) (15 December 2005)
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Trivia

The film ended up being instrumental to making the U.S. version of "The Office" into an Emmy-winning smash hit. After that show's first season, the producers were worried, because Steve Carell's Michael Scott character was coming across as nasty and menacing when they didn't want him to. After seeing his performance here, they used some of its elements to transform Michael Scott into a man who was still a buffoon, but was more clueless than mean, and had some genuine skills. See more »

Goofs

At the sex ed place, Andy plays with the vagina model, the pieces of which fall apart. In trying to put them back together, Andy holds one of the pieces under his chin. In a subsequent shot, it's gone. 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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Features Dawn of the Dead (2004) See more »

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Undawhere
Written by DJ Calboz, Jr.
Performed by Wolfgang Amadeus (as DJ Calboz)
Courtesy of Gyrate Music
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It's about time a really funny movie came along!
30 July 2005 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I haven't laughed this hard at a movie in a long time. I got to go to an advance screening, and was thrilled because I had been dying to see it. I had tears in my eyes from laughter throughout a lot of the movie. The audience all shared my laughter, and was clapping and yelling throughout most of the movie.

Kudos to Steve Carrell(who I had already been a fan of). He proves in this movie his tremendous talent for comedy. He has a style that I haven't seen before. And Catherine Keener is excellent as always. Thank God there wasn't a cameo from Will Ferrell(love him, but saw him too much this summer).

There were parts of comedic genius in this movie. Partly thanks to Carrell, and partly thanks to the writing(also Carrell). The waxing scene and the speed dater with the "obvious problem" were absolutely hysterical.

I will definitely go see '40 Year Old Virgin' when it's released. My advice: go to see it for huge laughs and an incredibly enjoyable movie on top of it.


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