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Trust the Man (2005)

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After much drama, cheating, and trial separations, two men fight to save their respective relationships.



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Release Date:

1 September 2006 (USA)  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$180,271 (USA) (18 August 2006)


$1,530,535 (USA) (6 October 2006)

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18 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The only thing this movie has going for it is the acting talent. There is no story, no arc, and the characters take an incredibly shallow view on relationships. Just like the other 2 B. Freundlich movies, it is all talk and no substance. Boring and has nothing to say. Tries way too hard to be funny, and all the forced jokes just fall flat. Since IMDb is forcing me to write 10 full lines, I will continue by saying that Julianne Moore is luminous as always, David Duchovny is very likable, Billy Crudup is over-the-top and annoying (scenery chewing much?) and Maggie Gyllenhaal is wonderful. She is the best thing in the movie and rises above the weak material.

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