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Sex and the City (2008)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  30 May 2008 (USA)
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A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.

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After moving in together in an impossibly beautiful New York apartment, Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big make a rather arbitrary decision to get married. The wedding itself proves to be anything but a hasty affair--the guest list quickly blooms from 75 to 200 guests, and Carrie's simple, label-less wedding gown gives way to an enormous creation that makes her look like a gigantic cream puff. An upcoming photo spread in Vogue puts the event--which will take place at the New York Public Library--squarely in the public eye. Meanwhile, Carrie's girlfriends--Samantha, the sexpot; Charlotte, the sweet naïf; and Miranda, the rigid perfectionist--could not be happier. At least, they couldn't be happier for Carrie. Charlotte still has the unrealized hope of getting pregnant. Samantha is finding a loving, committed relationship more grueling than she could have imagined. Miranda unwittingly lets her own unhappiness--created when Steve admits to cheating on her just once--spoil Carrie's. After a ... Written by J. Spurlin

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Get Carried Away.

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

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30 May 2008 (USA)  »

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Sex and the City: The Movie  »

Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£8,767,265 (UK) (30 May 2008)

Gross:

$152,637,269 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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To keep the plot a secret during the shoot, Sarah Jessica Parker put a fake cover, "National Park" by Jesse Lasky, on her copy to keep off prying eyes. See more »

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When the girls discuss "coloring" at the restaurant, Lily's purse goes from lying on its side on the table to standing up, without anyone touching it. See more »

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[first lines]
Carrie Bradshaw: [voiceover] Year after year, twenty-something women come to New York City in search of the two L's: labels and love.
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Labels or Love
Written by Salaam Remi and Rico Love
Performed by Fergie
Produced by Salaamremi.com
Vocal production by Rico Love for Division One
Mixed by Phil Tan
Contains an interpolation of the "Sex and the City Theme" by Douglas J. Cuomo (as Douglas Cuomo)
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My girlfriend put a gun to my head and forced me to watch this......
7 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

BIG MISTAKE! I should have begged her to pull the trigger. This movie is nothing more than an emotional fix for females. For me, it was sheer torture. I thought it would never end. It simply goes on and on with one emotional "crisis" after another. In other words going nowhere. At 145 minutes, it was a form of punishment. Of course SHE LOVED IT. Do yourself a favor and fake illness, or a death in the family, whatever it takes to avoid having to endure "Sex and the City". It's going to take me a week to recover. Oh, did I mention this movie is 145 minutes? You have been warned. Start thinking of excuses immediately, or you will be very sorry. I know I am. - MERK


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So many things bother me about this film... neithie-953-118310
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