Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.
John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary.
Friendless Peter Klaven goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But, when his insta-bond with his new B.F.F. puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancée, can the trio learn to live happily ever after?
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
First of all, it should be noted that the Heigl-Rogen hardly works and there is little chemistry between their characters, which is pretty bad in the first place.
But the most annoying thing is that, like always with Judd Apatow, Knocked Up lasts more than two hours, when clearly there wasn't enough material to do so. Just by reducing the film to a 1h45 cut for example, it would have gained consistency and interest, because the good lines, the interesting passages and the funny scenes are embedded in the mass.
And it's a shame because the potential was there, whether dramatic or comic, but one can't stop wondering why the director persists in not doing more restrictive cuts that would hugely improve his movies.
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