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My Best Friend's Girl (2008)

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Tank faces the ultimate test of friendship when his best friend hires him to take his ex-girlfriend out on a lousy date in order to make her realize how great her former boyfriend is.

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Dustin, an amiable guy, is in love with Alexis, a coworker. When she tells him she just wants to be friends, he hires his roommate Tank, a fast-talking, amoral scoundrel who has a side business: men whose women have dumped them hire Tank to take their ex-girlfriends out on the date from Hell, to drive the women back into their old boyfriends' arms. He takes out Alexis who, against her better judgment, decides she needs some randy fun, so Tank is in a quandary: take Alexis up on her offer, or stay true to his friend. More complications ensue as the wedding of Alexis's sister approaches. Tank seeks advice from his father, Dustin pursues Alexis, and questions of self-worth need answers. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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It's funny what love can make you do...

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

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19 September 2008 (USA)  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,265,357 (USA) (19 September 2008)

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$19,151,864 (USA) (17 October 2008)
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Trivia

The word "tank" denotes a role played by a team member in a massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG). The duty of the tank is to attract the enemy's fire and absorb large amounts of damage which allows other party members to freely engage the enemy. This has some parallels with the role played by Tank in the movie. See more »

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Claire and Lizzie throw Dustin and the babysitter out of the apartment. When they are in the elevator, Dustin's painted eyebrows become real eyebrows. See more »

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Professor Turner: See I always knew your mom was the best it was ever going to get for me. And I never asked the more important question which is, was I the best it was ever going to get for her?
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Hallelujah Chorus
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Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (as The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)
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Raunchy humor
23 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let me state this clearly, if you cannot laugh at raunchy humor, do not go see this movie. However, if you can appreciate the raunchy humor you can truly enjoy this movie. Dane Cook plays an absolutely hilarious jerk throughout the movie, but many may not appreciate the humor he uses.

Yes, this movie is a romantic comedy, but more comedy than romantic. A lot of people seem to dislike Dane Cook and prejudge his movies, but I feel that they let themselves down. If you are offended by vulgarity, just don't go see this movie. If you like Dane Cook or raunchy humor, then you should enjoy watching this movie. I thought it was a pretty good movie and worth seeing once. I don't know that I would own this movie, but I did enjoy the time I spent watching it.


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