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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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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 who fall head over heels for each other. Written by Kris Hopson

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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  »

Box Office


$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Steve Carell was actually 43 years old and a father of two children when the movie was released in 2005. See more »


When Andy is at the speed dating, where the girl in the pink top's breast pops out you can clearly see a wire under the fabric pulling at the neckline. 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 »


Written by Trick Daddy (as Maurice Young), Khia (as Khia Chambers), Marqinarius Holmes, Antonio Alls
Performed by Trick Daddy (featuring Khia (as Khia Chambers) and Tampa Tony)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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User Reviews

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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