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Life as We Know It (2010)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  8 October 2010 (USA)
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Two single adults become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident.

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Holly and Eric were set up on a blind date by their friends, Peter and Allison who are married. After Peter and Allison are killed in an accident, they learn that they have been named as the guardians to Peter and Allison's daughter, Sophie. So they move into their house and try their best to honor their friends' wishes. But raising a child puts a crimp on their style and they don't exactly get along. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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A comedy about taking it one step at a time.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual material, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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8 October 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bajo el mismo techo  »

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Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£624,367 (UK) (15 October 2010)

Gross:

$53,358,964 (USA) (21 January 2011)
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Messer is seen wearing a University of North Dakota "Sioux" shirt. Josh Duhamel is from North Dakota. See more »

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In the second last scene, Messer is shown to be recording Sophie's 2nd birthday party but in the next scene we can see that the screen of the video camera is actually off. See more »

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Holly Berenson: They love Sophie more than anything in they entire world, and out of everyone, Messer, they picked us.
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Fun, as we know it
29 January 2011 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about two people who got set up by their friends, but the date dis not go well at all. Their friend died unexpectedly, and they have to care for their friend's child.

"Life as We Know It" is fun to watch. It's a formulaic romantic comedy in the sense that you know what will happen in the end, but still it is not so formulaic as it has there are lots of elements which are not usually in romantic comedies. It is not usual for romantic comedies to incorporate the frustration of child care, for example. The two leads are charming, believable and goes well together. The social worker is very funny too, but if she really acted like that in real life, she would not have been so professional!


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