A chronically depressed screenwriter desperately tries to cure his condition when he meets the girl of his dreams.

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Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a dizzying variety of pills get him through the day, but don't quite solve his problem. His writing partner tries everything to get him back to normal, but it's not until Hudson meets Sara that he finds a real motivation to get better and to actually start feeling again. From the writer of Deuce Bigalow, comes NUMB, a romantic comedy following an unusual man looking for strange love. Written by Anonymous

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Love is better unmedicated.

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

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14 June 2008 (UK)  »

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$3,300,000 (estimated)
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In the scene where Hudson visits Sarah's apartment for the first time, Sarah places the broken turtle on the arm of the sofa before Hudson calls her cute. In the next moment, we see Sarah say, "You think I'm cute?" while still holding the turtle. See more »

Quotes

Hudson: What are you looking for in love?
Sarah: I want to know that if my limbs fall off we'd still be together no matter what. And when he says my name it sounds different in his mouth. You know? Like it's safe there. Or, I put on perfume and he puts on cologne and we go out and we can smell each other. Or that he can make me smile when I'm tired. Thats a big one. That when you tell them something that you're scared to tell them because you're afraid they'll stop loving you. But when you tell them, it ...
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Where I Am
Performed by Winterpills
Written by Philip Price (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporatio
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lovely film
13 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i just saw this film at the Austin film festival. I had no idea what to expect and i was delighted with the results. Mathew Perry delivers a fantastic understated performance. I really wasn't a fan of his and when I heard he was in it, truthfully i wanted to see it less. But i've changes my tune completely, l'm a definite fan now, he sunk his teeth into this role and really let go of his usual bag of comedic tricks.

The writer/director knows what he is doing. He injected just enough, just just enough comedy into the movie to make the disturbing and hard to handle subject matter palatable. I really found the movie a delight and the the whole theatre was laughing in agreement with me. Go see it, its really something!


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