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What's Your Number? (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  30 September 2011 (USA)
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A woman looks back at the past nineteen men she's had relationships with in her life and wonders if one of them might be her one true love.



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Ally is a woman who has many ex-boyfriends who turned out to be losers. Now she believes that she can't find a good guy. But when she runs into one of her exes who is now a 'Prince Charming', she decides to look up all of her exes to see if any of them have changed for the better. When she has trouble locating them, she asks her neighbor Colin, who sleeps with a different women every night and sneaks out the morning after to avoid talking to them, to help her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Ally's looking for the best ex of her life.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

30 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

20 Times a Lady  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,421,669 (USA) (30 September 2011)


$13,987,482 (USA) (11 November 2011)

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Anna Faris's character mentions the movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006), she later starred in The Dictator (2012), both movies have the same leading actor and the same director. See more »


When Ally receives a call from her mother while riding the train, she holds her iPhone upside-down. See more »


Daisy Darling: Well, I have met him, and he is dangerously sexy, and if he wanted to come in through the back door, you'd let him.
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Referenced in Conan: The Day the Proofradar Quit (2011) See more »


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A little flat but cute.
30 September 2011 | by (The San Francisco Bay Area) – See all my reviews

I saw the promos for this pic when I saw "Crazy Stupid Love" and "Our Idiot Brother". It seemed kind of funny, so I took a chance on it tonight.

I'm not a big fan of the bubbly blonde genre, nor do I frown upon it, but the film seemed to have lots of sexual references, almost too many for a character like Anna Faris's "Ally Darling". In this regard the film is a bit of a disappointment as it dove immediately to uninhibited descriptors of sex, as opposed to building up to those moments where Anna's character has to blurt out the obvious. But hey, it's a chick flick rom-com, so you can't really fault it too much, because it does mean well.

I can't say I laughed too much at this film, but laugh I did, and I truly wanted to laugh more, but the humor bounced from raunch to intellectual, with some shades of gray in-between. So it was that I found myself hard pressed to absorb and laugh at all of the sexually oriented humor, but nor was I a prude in that department, as I could very much appreciate some of the finer points of sex-gags.

Some of the alleged romantic moments seemed way over the top. So much that one wonders why they were put in there to begin with. And casting Colin Shea as the hunky yet uninteresting neighbor who might be a sleaze, seemed a bit of a stretch. Particularly when Ally's past suitors physiques pail in comparison to her sleuth-neighbor.

The other stretch is the notion that perky cute blonde living on her own in Boston would have a hard time finding mister right. But, it's a movie, so we take the premise for what it is, and either go with it, or shrug and begrudgingly accept what is put forth.

Technical marks all hit their cues. There're some interesting shots here and there, and one wonders how they got some of those. Otherwise this film isn't about great cinematography nor sound, just about a quirky little girl in a highly explicit verbal-sex film. Now, having said that, I think the delivery and editing of some of the lines (not to mention some of the lines themselves) could have been better executed, for the film does feel a bit flat in act I, and doesn't really pick up until a third of the way into act II.

Still, it is what it is. Not a film I'd go see again, something I might rent in the future just to see what went into making this film.

Give it a chance.

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