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I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  20 July 2007 (USA)
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Two straight, single Brooklyn firefighters pretend to be a gay couple in order to receive domestic partner benefits.

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Chuck Levine and Larry Valentine are friends and Brooklyn firefighting partners. Widower Larry, who still mourns the death of his wife Paula, is having problems changing the beneficiary on his insurance policy from Paula's name to his children's. He is worried about his children's future if he were to be killed in the line of duty, and is contemplating quitting his job for something less risky, but he also does not want to forfeit his firefighter's pension as he also see it as a safety net for his children. Larry saves Chuck's life on one of their calls. So when Chuck tells Larry that he owes him one, Larry takes him up on his offer. Larry's favor: despite both being heterosexual, that they enter into a domestic partnership, in name and paper only, to provide that much needed protection for Larry's children. Chronic womanizer Chuck reluctantly but eventually agrees. The one person who knows for a certainty that they are both straight is their boss, Captain Phineas J. Tucker. Their ... Written by Huggo

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Rated PG-13 for crude sexual content throughout, nudity, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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20 July 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Yo los declaro marido y... Larry  »

Box Office

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,233,750 (USA) (20 July 2007)

Gross:

£3,752,731 (UK) (12 October 2007)
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Release prints were delivered to theaters with the fake title "Apple Bottom". See more »

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When Chuck thinks he is putting a pillow case on his pillow and Larry says that's his underwear, you hear Chuck say 'NO!' but his mouth doesn't move. See more »

Quotes

Captain Phineas J. Tucker: [in Captain's office] And you
[looks at Chuck disgusted]
Captain Phineas J. Tucker: if my pencil sharpener had a skirt I would have to hide it!
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References Brokeback Mountain (2005) See more »

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Ave Maria
Written by Charles Gounod
Arranged by Rhoda Scott
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Total MInd garbage
8 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is typical Adam Sindler. Absolute garbage. Adolescent tripe. Maybe if you are fourteen you might enjoy this movie, but even then you would have to be BRAIN DEAD! Come on, are you kidding me. More Hollywood crap pushing the envelope. Where are the good movies that actually engage the mind? These guys can't even act. I suppose you watch this to get a naughty little snicker. It is sad that this is what passes for humor with the obligatory fat kid and his fart, to the hot chicks and stupid sex humor. I don't consider myself a prude, heck, I grew up in the 70's and did the drugs etc. but c'mon... Pure junk! Well, I was I going to quit here but they won't let me, I guess there is a rule that a comment has to have ten lines. So, shall I say it any clearer... Find a better movie, any movie without Adam Sindler would be an upgrade!


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