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The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  5 October 2007 (USA)
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A newly wed man who believes he's just gotten hitched to the perfect woman encounters another lady on his honeymoon.

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Eddie is forty, owns a sporting-goods store, and is still single. After watching his ex-fiancée walk down the aisle, he meets Lila, an environmental researcher, who seems too good to be true. Pressured by his father and best friend, Eddie pops the question and marries Lila after only 6 weeks. However, as he almost instantly discovers, his new bride is a nightmare with more baggage than he can handle. She's immature, foolish, a monster in bed, owes a tremendous amount of money to various sources, and as it turns out, is only a volunteer and doesn't actually have a job. While on their honeymoon in Cabo, Eddie meets Miranda, a down-to-earth lacrosse coach who is visiting with her family. Sparks fly, and Eddie falls for her. Now comes the tricky part of breaking off his marriage to crazy Lila, all while keeping the truth from Miranda about why he's in Cabo in the first place... Written by Lex

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content, crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 October 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,236,288 (UK) (5 October 2007)

Gross:

$36,771,343 (USA) (30 November 2007)
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Trivia

During the drive and the arrival Ben Stiller's character is wearing a Jack Johnson shirt. Ben Stiller was in Jack Johnson's video for the song "Taylor." See more »

Goofs

When Lila is wiping the cream off her face, you can see the red makeup used to create a sunburn on the towel she uses. See more »

Quotes

Doc: So, what's new Eddie? Anything exciting?
Eddie Cantrow: Ah, yeah, we just got those new Nike Sasquatch drivers in the store, so that's been kind of cool.
Doc: Let me rephrase the question. You been crushin' any pussy?
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Crazy Credits

After the completion of the end credits, a scene showing Eddie Cantrow's (Ben Stiller) bunkmate at camp saying good night and then snorting cocaine (in reference to the deviated septum scene in the film). See more »

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References Remember the Titans (2000) See more »

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Muskrat Love
Written by Willis Alan Ramsey
Performed by Captain & Tennille
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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What's going on,Farrelly bros.?
9 November 2007 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

In 1994,the Farrelly brothers became famous with the brilliant comedy Dumb and Dumber,a film without sophisticated or intellectual humor(really,it was a vulgar humor) but with lots of laughs and the Farrelly bros,appeared as two very promising talents in the comedy genre.Then,they continued with other three excellent comedies which are Kingpin,There's Something About Mary(their best work to date) and Me,Myself and Irene.But,after the last mentioned film,the Farrelly bros. started with a row of mediocre comedies which were very far away from their first four films.After the tedious romantic comedy Fever Pitch,I thought the Farrelly bros. were going to redeem themselves with their new film.But it was not like that.The Heartbreak Kid is a tedious,unfunny ''comedy'' and the worst movie in the career of these two directors.The Heartbreak Kid is one of that films which is always trying to make us laugh.But it fatally fails on that intention.On the first half,I frequently looked to my watch.But it gets worse on the second half and,on that moment,I was all the way through looking to it.One of the few good elements on this crappy film is Malin Akerman's performance.Akerman is great on her role and she gave to this film the four points I put to it.The Heartbreak Kid is a tedious film and an enormous waste of 116 minutes.I hope the Farrelly bros. will back to their best on their next movie to make us forget of this pathetic moment of their careers.


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