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Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

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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.

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Peter is a composer and a likable sad sack who's devastated when his girlfriend of five years, Sarah Marshall, the star of a cheesy CSI-style crime show, dumps him. He weeps, he rails, he mopes. Finally, his step-brother Brian suggests Hawaii, so Peter heads for a resort on Oahu where, as he's checking in, he sees Sarah and her new beau, Aldous, a polymorphously perverse English rocker. The weeping and moping start again, until Peter is rescued by Rachel, a thoughtful hotel clerk who invites him to a luau and to hang out. Although he constantly runs into Sarah and Aldous, Peter starts to come alive again. Will Sarah realize what she's lost, and what about Rachel? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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18 April 2008 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,725,330 (USA) (18 April 2008)

Gross:

$62,877,175 (USA) (4 July 2008)
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Trivia

The state fish of Hawaii is truly the Humuhumunukunukuapua'a, as stated in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Peter and Rachel are sitting on the beach talking at the luau, her ex-boyfriend and the buffet waiter walk behind Peter and Rachel. When Rachel starts screaming at him, the two men are walking towards her. See more »

Quotes

Peter Bretter: [to Anne and her friend] I find you both sexually attractive.
Brian: Wrap it up.
Peter Bretter: [to Anne and her friend] I want to have sexual activity with either of you
[Anne begins laughing]
Peter Bretter: I just came out of a five year relationship so I'm not looking for anything serious, just sexual activity.
Brian: Pump the brakes.
Peter Bretter: [to Anne's friend] You wanna come home with me
[to Anne]
Peter Bretter: You wanna come home with me?
Ann at the Bar: [laughing] You're cracking me up!
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Crazy Credits

Shortly after the end credits start, there is an advertisement for Sarah Marshall's new NBC crime drama, "Animal Instincts" in which her costar is Jason Bateman. See more »

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References Dont Look Back (1967) See more »

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Apatow's Crew Sets the Comedy Bar for Hollywood
27 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm going to be honest, walking into the advanced screening tonight I was expecting an overly chick flicky somewhat dull comedy. What I got instead was a pretty hilarious movie with just the right amount of romance and a whole lot of vulgar comedy also. I can honestly say this is the funniest movie of 2008 so far. The entire Judd Apatow crew has overall had about 4 or five great comedies in the last 3 years, putting them up with all the other great comedy film makers since 2005. This movie makes me feel like I can now trust any movie they make most the time. When this movie hits theatres in April, GO SEE IT. I promise you won't find a funnier movie out any time soon.


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