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You, Me and Dupree (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  14 July 2006 (USA)
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A best man (Wilson) stays on as a houseguest with the newlyweds, much to the couple's annoyance.

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For newlyweds Carl and Molly Peterson, life can't get any sweeter as they begin anew to settle down into married life. With a nice house and established careers in tow, nothing seems to get in their way. However, Carl is about find out just how much friendship means when Dupree, his best friend has been displaced from his home and fired from his job because of attending their wedding. Taking his friend in, what Carl and Molly are about to experience is that the fine line between a few days and whatever else is after, can be a lot more than they bargained for. Especially when their friend overstays his welcome in far too many ways than he should. Written by mystic80

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Two's company. Dupree's a crowd.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, brief nudity, crude humor, language and a drug reference | See all certifications »

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$54,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,525,560 (USA) (14 July 2006)

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$66,597 (Chile) (24 November 2006)
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Edgar Wright turned down an offer to direct. See more »

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When Randy and Molly are in the kitchen talking, Molly is boiling hot water in a Le Creuset tea kettle which whistles, even though the "whistler" isn't in the spout. Also that model of tea kettle has a harmonic hum not a whistle. See more »

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Carl Peterson: You gonna hit me with that thing? Come on I dare you!
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Mr. Thompson: He dared me.
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The critics are wrong, dead wrong
16 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Last night a friend coaxed me into seeing "You, Me and Dupree." Even though I have liked all four of its principal actors for years, I hadn't planned on seeing it last night or possibly ever. The reviews have been uniformly terrible, so I was expecting the worst. I sat in a movie theater that was perhaps one-third full, and I was waiting for the boredom to set in, which the critics said was coming—in spades.

Yes, Owen Wilson has bleached-blond locks, again, but that is probably the only accurate comment in any of the reviews that I saw, and I must have read at least ten of them, from various parts of the country. He was very good, as he was in the "Wedding Crashers." Kate Hudson was perky as always, and did a splendid job; and anyone who has loved her mother over the years will find Goldie's "clone" just as lovely as ever.

Matt Dillon did a terrific job, and was totally believable comically; and Michael Douglas was very good too, playing his character with aplomb. In short, it was a very funny movie, and quite refreshing given the alternatives; namely, movies that are loaded to the gills with special effects, which jar one's cranium to the uttermost.

It seems like the critics were in lock step in panning this film, which may be driving away audiences unfairly. Indeed, this may be a perfect example of the critics being wrong, dead wrong. Go see it in a theater, or buy a DVD when it comes out, and my guess is that you will not be disappointed one iota—and may actually love it. All four principal actors are perfectly balanced, and they are strong enough to be wonderful foils to one another.


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