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Knocked Up (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1 June 2007 (USA)
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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.



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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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Rated R for sexual content, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Judd Apatow Project  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£8,165,211 (UK) (28 September 2007)

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Written by Cathy Dennis, Henry Jonback (as Henrik Jonback), Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg (as Pontus Johan Winnberg)
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5 March 2014 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

"Knocked Up" is a movie which has to dot with a man who is a party animal and he goes from party to party. The only thing that he never thought is a baby and a woman who got pregnant by him. In this movie we watch this party animal trying to survive by this woman who after eight weeks showed up in his doorstep to tell him that she was pregnant by him in a party in which he went.

I did not like this movie as much as I expected but I have to admit that the whole plot and storyline was nice. The direction of Judd Apatow for one more time was not enough to make this movie a little better but the interpretations of Seth Rogen's who plays as Ben Stone the party animal was outstanding and Katherine Heigl's who plays as Alison Scott the pregnant woman was equally nice.

Although I have to tell you that "Knocked Up" is a funny movie to watch and spare your time but nothing more than this.

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