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

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Storyline

New York. Rebecca (Moore), an actress, is crushed to discover that her marriage may be falling apart. Her husband Tom (Duchovny) leaving long-suffering Rebecca to pick up the pieces of their relationship. Rebecca's brother Tobey (Crudup), meanwhile, is in a long-term relationship with Elaine (Gyllenhaal) that has begun to turn sour. Both couples are spoiled and bratty. Written by Matteo (from Italy for Julianne)

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Love is a four-letter word. [Scandinavian DVD.] See more »

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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$9,000,000 (estimated)

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

Gross:

$1,530,535 (USA) (6 October 2006)
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The children of star Julianne Moore and writer/director Bart Freundlich make their movie debuts in "Trust the Man". Caleb Freundlich plays Cosmos, Pamela's son who punches David Duchovny and Liv Freundlich plays Moore's daughter Maggie in the final scenes. See more »

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In the scene transitioning to the Christmas holidays, a shot of Central Park is shown with Christo and Jeanne-Claude's The Gates, Central Park, New York City, 1979-2005 in the park. However, this display was unfurled on February 12, 2005 - after the holidays were over. See more »

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David: I need help!
Tom: I'll go.
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References Funny Ha Ha (2002) See more »

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Shiny on the inside
Written and Produced by Leona Naess and Samuel Dixon
Performed by Leona Naess
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great movie
13 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this is one of the funniest movies i have seen in a while. great for guys (women, also) who are looking for a movie that's intelligent, too. i don't know what movie that first reviewer was watching, but i thought the cameos were hilarious, and that all the actors were totally believable. the soundtrack is great as well and has some very cool artists i hadn't heard of before. i think that the reason the movie is so good is because the writing is so good and tuned in. director bart freundlich definitely understands the underbelly of relationships. i imagine he goes through a lot of it himself. the relationships between the two main couples is very believable. i loved this movie.


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