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Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  3 October 2008 (USA)
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High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.

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It's been three weeks, two days, and 23 hours since Tris broke up with Nick. And now here she is at his gig, with a new guy. How could she have moved on so fast? This begins the night of Nick, Norah and Manhattan. The night of stripping nuns, hotel ice rooms, Russian food, psychotic ex-boyfriends and lovingly trashy ex-girlfriends. It's the night of Julio and Salvatore. The night of holding hands and writing songs and singing in the rain. It's a night they'll never forget. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including teen drinking, sexuality, language and crude behavior | See all certifications »

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3 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£398,194 (UK) (30 January 2009)

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£398,194 (UK) (30 January 2009)
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Nick's cellphone ring tone is "Boys Don't Cry" by The Cure. (The lyrics tell the story of a man who has given up trying to regain the love of a girl that he has lost, and tries to disguise his true emotional state by "laughing, hiding the tears in [his] eyes, 'cause boys don't cry".) See more »

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When Nick meets Norah at the diner, they have a conversation about Tal and Becka Wiener and more. The conversation switches from them sitting at the table and then walking down the street then back in the diner then back on the street. The conversation is fluid but the scenes are not. See more »

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Nick: You don't have to yell. It's not a train station. We're in a tiny car.
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Just the Way You Are
Written and Performed by Billy Joel
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist is one of the most sweet teenage romantic comedies of the year
11 November 2008 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

When I was in Maryland to see my sister's firstborn get baptized, we both decided to see this movie when I was there. This was a nicely cutting edge teenage romantic comedy about two strangers played by Michael Cera and Kat Dennings who find out about their similarities only after their friends accidentally put them together. Cera still is pining for an ex he puts a mixed CD for while Dennings is friends with that ex. Michael's character is also a member of a band whose other members are gay while Kat's character has a girlfriend who likes to drink. And all this happens while Cera and Dennings and their friends ride around New York City all night looking for their favorite indie band. Plenty of sweet and funny (and a little gross) moments abound and while my sister and I might have a little problem with a sex scene with the leads, the romance was good enough to overcome that. So on that note, I recommend Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist. P.S. There are cameos of a couple of current SNLers I pleasantly noticed right away...


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