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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

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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, 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 USA:

$21,422,815, 21 August 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$109,449,237, 15 December 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$177,378,645, 29 January 2007
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1.85 : 1
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All of the films that were showed at Smarttech are films that were produced by Universal Pictures. See more »


When Andy gets in bed and goes to sleep his blanket is one color. When he wakes up the next morning it's a different color. 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 »


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love, actually
15 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

this is one of the funnier films i've seen. it had it's crude moments, but they were full of charm. it's Altmanesque screenplay, brilliant physical humour, and relaxed friendships were a pleasure to watch, and a slice of life most of us can relate to. and i can say with a measure of honesty that i was afraid for Steve Carell's nipple..i truly was. surprisingly, this is a good-natured, unabashed comedy that is essentially about love, and the many relationships we may find ourselves in along the way. Catherine Keener was terrific as Trish, and all of Steve Carell's friends were flawed but amiable, and so much fun. the idea that they suspected that Carell was a serial killer is a hilarious metaphor for a forty-year old virgin. but the simple truth was that he wanted to be in love first. original, charming, and very funny. highly recommended.

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