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A delusional young man strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet.

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In this comedy, Lars Lindstrom is an awkwardly shy young man in a small northern town who finally brings home the girl of his dreams to his brother and sister-in-law's home. The only problem is that she's not real - she's a sex doll Lars ordered off the Internet. But sex is not what Lars has in mind, but rather a deep, meaningful relationship. His sister-in-law is worried for him, his brother thinks he's nuts, but eventually the entire town goes along with his delusion in support of this sweet natured boy that they've always loved. Written by Orange

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The search for true love begins outside the box

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for some sex-related content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 October 2007 (Singapore)  »

Also Known As:

Lars y la chica real  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$90,418 (USA) (12 October 2007)

Gross:

$5,949,693 (USA) (29 February 2008)
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Gosling brought in a Talking Heads cassette to play in the party scene because he thought it would be cool for the scene. See more »

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In the bowling scene, when Margo hits the pins, they all fall down. When the shot is returned to her, two pins in the left hand corner are left standing. Then when the shot is return the third time, all the pins are gone again. See more »

Quotes

Gus: What are we doing? Why are we doing this for him?
Karin: Oh, come on. It's funny!
Gus: Is it?
Karin: I don't know. I don't know, maybe not.
[gets up, leaves]
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Bianca Wrangler See more »

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Featured in The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) See more »

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All Around Me
Written by Jack Maher
Performed by Feed the Kitty
Courtesy of War of Art Records
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This movie was so funny I was hurting!!!
4 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was brilliantly written. I saw this film about a month ago and we were probably one of the first public to see it and I would not change a thing. Ryan, I have to say was just awesome and I can see him going to the top. This film is cleverly written and I was laughing so hard in this movie that I almost had to stand up because I was hurting. The people around me in the theater said the same thing they loved this film and this would be at the top of my Recommendation Movie List to Must See.

I won't be giving away the film but I all I can say is go see it. Kudos to the writer and director and this movie was perfectly written for Ryan.


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