250 user 148 critic

The Love Guru (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 20 June 2008 (USA)
2:31 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Pitka, an American raised outside of his country by gurus, returns to the States in order to break into the self-help business. His first challenge is to settle the romantic troubles and subsequent professional skid of a star hockey player whose wife left him for a rival athlete.


4,663 ( 66)
5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Jerry (2009)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Jerry is a player so talented with verse that he believes it makes him untouchable.

Director: John Killoran
Stars: Seth Gabel, Josh Hopkins, Hugh Scott
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The electrifying FutureSex/LoveShow finds Justin Timberlake putting on a typically stunning set before a sold-out crowd at New York's Madison Square Garden. Fans looking for pulse-pounding ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner
Stars: Justin Timberlake
The Open Road (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Movie centers on the adult son of a baseball legend who, together with his girlfriend, embarks on a road trip with his estranged father.

Director: Michael Meredith
Stars: Justin Timberlake, Ted Danson, Harry Dean Stanton
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Samuel Bayer
Stars: Justin Timberlake, Scarlett Johansson, Shawn Hatosy
Edison (2005)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.

Director: David J. Burke
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember - who is working with Dr. Evil.

Director: Jay Roach
Stars: Mike Myers, Beyoncé Knowles, Seth Green
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Dr. Evil is back...and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 60's and steal Austin Powers's mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless".

Director: Jay Roach
Stars: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A 1960s hipster secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.

Director: Jay Roach
Stars: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York
Next Big Thing (Video 2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A young man meets a girl and gets caught up in an adventure.

Director: Henrik Sundgren
Stars: Dania Ramirez, Justin Timberlake
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stars: Justin Timberlake
3-Way (The Golden Rule) (TV Movie 2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Akiva Schaffer
Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Lady Gaga, Andy Samberg
Justin Timberlake: TKO (Video 2013)
Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Ryan Reichenfeld
Stars: Riley Keough, Justin Timberlake


Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Blake ...


Born in America, but raised in Havemahkeeta in India, with a population of 76, Maurice had always to better Deepak Chopra, and be sexually active, ever since he was 12. His Guru, Tugginmypudha, while approving of Deepak, cautions Maurice and has a chastity belt put around his waist. Years later, Maurice has established himself as Guru Pitka in America, but would like to appear in the Oprah Show and be better than Deepak Chopra. When Jane Bullard from the the Toronto Maple Leafs hires him to counsel their star hockey player, Darren Roanoke, to win back his wife, Prudence, from Kings' star player, Jacques Grande, and also stand up to his dominating mother, Lilian, he agrees to do so - with hilarious results. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Get ready for the summer of love See more »


Comedy | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:




| |


Release Date:

20 June 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Mike Myers Project  »

Box Office


$62,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,907,130 (USA) (20 June 2008)


$32,178,777 (USA) (22 August 2008)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

| |


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Used throughout the movie as a faux Indian greeting, "Mariska Hargitay" is actually the name of an actress. When Guru Pitka greets his followers after his presentation at the Pitka Ashram, Hargitay herself appears in a brief cameo scene which makes light of her role as Detective Olivia Benson in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). See more »


Jacques Grande's 1970s style hockey mask would not be permitted in the NHL due to safety concerns. See more »


Guru Pitka: They can say bad thing about you but you must never say bad things about yourself.
See more »

Crazy Credits

One outtake with Verne Troyer is shown during the end credits. See more »


Kingpins Fall
Written by Gary Myrick
Performed by Gary Myrick
Courtesy of MasterSource
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

wonderfully funny movie
26 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i cannot believe the reviews on this site, it's absurd. my girlfriend and i have watched this flick at least 25 times and shown it to all of our friends. everyone loves it. when we can't decide on something to watch we always just put this one on. great movie!!!

i particularly enjoyed the "saying i love you is not enough" acoustic and sitar jam session in the middle of the movie, and Romany Marco's performance as Darren. timberlake actually was funny and good to watch, even though i'm not a big fan of his earlier work (backstreet boys anybody?? ). and deepak chopra's cameo was great, as well as Ben Kingsley's role as Meyers' guru. it's great to see such a skilled and refined actor still not taking himself too seriously.

check out this movie if you're a fan of any of the Austin powers flicks. you won't be disappointed!!

21 of 33 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Awful , Racist sachin-singh1986
Quite possibly the worst movie I've ever seen. jetsfan927
It wasnt that bad, I thought it was funny :) dabidz
The Most Canadian Movie Ever Made! FilmGuy2000
100 things I learned from the love guru alexweiss3
Great movie misunderstood! ocp2004
Discuss The Love Guru (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page