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Knocked Up (2007)

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

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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

Steve Carell, Andy Dick, Jessica Simpson, Eva Mendes, Ryan Seacrest, James Franco, Jessica Alba: As themselves in the phony news broadcasts seen throughout the movie. See more »

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When Ben and Pete are headed to Las Vegas, there is a wide shot of the car approaching Vegas from the east. However they are coming from California so would be approaching from the West. 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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Written by Lily Allen, Iyiola Babtunde Baralola, Darren Emilio Lewis, Coxsone Dodd and Jackie Mittoo
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7 April 2013 | by (France) – See all my reviews

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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