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Knocked Up (2007)

For fun-loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one-night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant with his child.

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When Alison Scott is promoted in E! Television, she goes to a night-club to celebrate with her older married sister Debbie. Alison meets the pothead reckless Ben Stone and while having a small talk with Ben, Debbie's husband Pete calls her to tell that their daughter has chicken pox. Debbie leaves the place but Allison stays with Ben, drinking and dancing along all night; completely wasted, they end up having a one night stand. Ben does not use condom and eight weeks later, Allison discovers that she is pregnant. She calls Ben and they decide to try to stay together and have the baby. However, Ben needs to grow-up first to raise a family of his own. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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1 June 2007 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$30,690,990 (USA) (1 June 2007)

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$148,734,225 (USA) (21 September 2007)
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Trivia

Mila Kunis auditioned for the role of Allison. She did not get the role but Judd Apatow remembered her and cast her in Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) which he produced. See more »

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In the dinner scene when Pete does his Robert De Niro impersonation, his wine glass is shown in his hand, then on the table, and back again. See more »

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[first lines]
Jay: I got to get off! I got to get off! Got to get off! Got to get off!
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Baby photos of the cast and crew are shown during the closing credits. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Spoon (2007) See more »

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Rock You Like a Hurricane
Written by Klaus Meine, Rudolf Schenker, Herman Rarebell (as Hermann Rarebell)
Performed by Scorpions
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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We Have Seen It Before
13 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Knocked Up is all about Seth Rogen. He is clearly a fresh voice in Hollywood for the X- Generation and below. His comedy instincts and his timing are reminiscent of the great Albert Brooks (see Modern Romance). This is about Rogen's third or forth time out playing virtually the same character. But it worked for Albert Brooks for 40 years so I guess Rogen has some more time to perfect the character which he already does a brilliant job with. What happens here is Ben Stone, played by Rogen, has a one-night stand with Alison Scott (the ever hot Katherine Heigl). She is an assistant on the E! cable show who rises to reporter just as she discovers she is pregnant so she chooses to hide that fact. The secret isn't easy and isn't helped much by Rogen's character whose out of control life and lack of maturity provide us with consistent laughter. Heigl plays this character to perfection and easily holds he own against Rogen's nuttiness. This is a warm, sweet and very funny film that definitely has its share of comedy moments but there just isn't enough of those moments nor is there enough here that we haven't seen before from the same guys. • Posters for the movie consist of the two main characters in the same mood. We see them sitting and we see close up face shots. Again, nothing new here.


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