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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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Bachelor No. 2  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,265,357 (USA) (21 September 2008)

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$19,219,250 (USA) (23 October 2008)
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Trivia

For the scene in which Dane Cook grabs and squeezes Kate Hudson's butt, a "stunt butt" was used. See more »

Goofs

In a bar scene, hearing aid or ear plug is visible in Alec Baldwin's ear but is not there in close-ups. See more »

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Tank: Easy, Urlacher. Ever notice it's the linebackers concerned with people not eating? If the pussy police here would stop ordering her french fries tempura...
Claire: I just had a child!
Tank: Well, congratulations. I'm sure he was probably delicious. Looks like you downed the whole thing.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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A Different Tune
Written by Chris Maddin, Edwin Stephens and Drew Pierce
Performed by Blowing Trees
Courtesy of Glassnote Records
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Not for everyone .... but definitely entertaining to some!
25 September 2008 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Maybe because I wasn't expecting Oscar material... maybe because I enjoy Dane Cook... maybe because Alec Baldwin can be funny in just about anything... I just really had a good time at this movie. I understand why it doesn't have huge box office appeal, but it certainly has appeal for a specific type of audience. Crude humor? Cheezy plot line? Bring it on! I'm sorry that more people can't enjoy 115 minutes of silly escapism.

Sure, most of it was predictable. Sure, Dane Cook was basically being Dane Cook. But if you let yourself catch all the RIDICULOUS lines (especially the dialog between Alec Baldwin and Dane Cook), and if you let yourself enjoy how cute Kate Hudson is ... you MIGHT just enjoy this movie a little.


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