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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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Budget:

$54,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,525,560, 16 July 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$75,628,110, 5 October 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$130,431,368
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Trivia

The bumper sticker on Mandy the librarian's car reads "Do the Dewey". Dewey is the decimal system for cataloging library books. See more »

Goofs

Near the end when Dupree jumps off the curb and hurts his leg or ankle, the closeup shot includes a large pole of some sort coming out of the lawn above the curb, whereas nothing was there in the wider shot. See more »

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Molly Peterson: Look at that. It's my grandmother's silver cheese platter and you used it to serve nachos.
Carl Peterson: Well nachos have cheese in them.
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(Spoiler) At the end of the credits, Lance Armstrong is shown reading Dupree's book and wondering aloud how to pronounce his "ness" name. See more »

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Referenced in Family Guy: Whistle While Your Wife Works (2006) See more »

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Crickets Sing for Anna Maria
Written by Ray Gilbert, Marcos Valle
Performed by Marcos Valle
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Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Dupree was lovable
14 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

I went into this movie tonight not expecting much based on the HORRIBLE reviews given to this movie on IMDb and critics reviews in today's paper. I was pleasantly surprised to find this to be another sweet movie about two male buddies that are learning to grow up.

Owen Wilson was adorable and his character was not a loser. Dupree (I won't give away his real name because it surprises you when it comes up in the movie...) gives sage advice throughout the movie. In one scene is he standing in for Matt Dillon's character at a career day, in Molly's (Kate Hudson) 3-4? grade classroom. He tells the kids that some of them will go on to traditional or socially acceptable success, while some of them (pods, he calls them!) will "float" for a while, while they wait for the calling from the "mother ship" for their destined path in life. He says "the pods that needed to hear this, did," and I laughed my butt off. His "floating pod" theory was hysterical and very accurate.

It sounds ridiculous, but it isn't. Dupree's character is consistent throughout as a lovable guy looking for his path. He's a smart, charismatic guy that makes lots of mistakes along the way. Of course the previews showed all the stupid humor (bathroom jokes, jacking off, etc) but it doesn't play as crazily over the top in the movie as it is edited for in previews.

I think the movie was as fun as it was because of the great casting. No one else could have been Michael Douglas' character (besides perhaps James Caan but he might have been too scary) and NO ONE could have done Dupree like Owen Wilson, because Dupree IS Owen Wilson.

If you're like me and you like Owen Wilson movies, you'll really enjoy this movie.

PS: There is a (hush hush) cameo in this movie when you least expect it and you'll laugh.


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