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Sex and the City (2008)

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

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30 May 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sex and the City: The Movie  »

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$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£8,767,265 (UK) (30 May 2008)

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$152,637,269 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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Trivia

When the ladies are walking to Fashion Week, Carrie says it's "spring" when it's still winter due to the snow and ice on the ground. When Carrie says "spring," it is because they're going to the Spring shows at Fashion Week, which occur in early- to mid- February. It's "spring" to the women because of the fashion they'll be seeing. However, there is often snow in spring in New York, as well as other northern states, often well into April. See more »

Goofs

When Samantha is lying on the table covered in sushi and the phone rings, she moves and the piece of sushi on her shoulder falls down. A piece of double-sided tape is visible, to hold the sushi in place. Time passes, but it's understood Samantha never leaves the table and remains covered in sushi. When the shot returns to her close up, the piece of tape has been removed from her shoulder. 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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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 31 May 2008 (2008) See more »

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How Deep Is Your Love
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Performed by The Bird and the Bee
Courtesy of The Blue Note Label Group
Under license from EMI Film & Television Group
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Critics need to move on...
30 May 2008 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

...or at least try to be original?

Saying that "Sex and the City: The Movie" is just for the fans is unnecessary (like it was made for another audience, right?). Who else except die hard fans of the show will be crazy for this movie?

Is it predictable? Yes. Is it just a longer episode of the TV show? Yes. Is it funny? Depends. If you like the show, you'll laugh; if you don't, you won't. Simple as that.

It doesn't try or pretend to be art-house material or an Oscar contender (except for the costume design, of course), but it's definitely good entertainment and a pleasant couple of hours with buttery popcorn and a Red Bull. 7/10.


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