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The Love Guru (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 20 June 2008 (USA)
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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.

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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)

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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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

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$62,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$32,178,777 (USA) (22 August 2008)
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3rd movie to feature Mike Meyers and Verne troyer. The first being Austin Powers the Spy Who Shagged Me then Austin Powers Goldmember. See more »

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In hockey the last minute of each period is counted down by tenths of second not whole seconds. Each and every time a game clock is shown in the last minute of play is counts down be seconds. See more »

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Guru Pitka: Give me a pound. Lock it down. Break the pickle. Tickle, tickle.
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Featured in Getaway: Episode #17.19 (2008) See more »

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Kingpins Fall
Written by Gary Myrick
Performed by Gary Myrick
Courtesy of MasterSource
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Funniest Film, i've seen since Goldmember
14 July 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What are all these other people on exactly....! This really was the funniest film I have seen for quite a few years. The last film to make me laugh out loud this much was another Mike Myers Film - Austin Powers 3 Goldmember.

My girlfriend watched this with me also and even she was crying with laughter. Maybe its an English thing but the humour was right on the button.

DO NOT take any notice of the low score and bad reviews, do yourself a favour, make your own mind up.

I am actually going to see this again over the next week, I really did enjoy it that much.

Keep up the the excellent work Mike....


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