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An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

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Becky (Rachel McAdams) is a hard-working morning TV show producer, or at least she was until she got fired. Desperate to get a job, she finally gets an interview with Jerry (Jeff Goldblum) - who is desperate to hire a producer for the struggling show "Daybreak". Becky accepts the job and it proves to be more difficult than even she might be able to handle. She has to fire the sexist co-host, then try to convince egotistical news reporter, Mike Pomeroy (Harrison Ford), to take the job, and then try and get him to actually do the job, properly. And she has to do this while falling for handsome Adam (Patrick Wilson), and trying to save the show from plummeting ratings. Will Becky be able to hold on to her dream job and her sanity? Written by napierslogs

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content including dialogue, language and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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10 November 2010 (USA)  »

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Morning Glory  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£524,356 (UK) (21 January 2011)

Gross:

£1,041,623 (UK) (28 January 2011)
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Shipped to theaters under the code name "Pepper 10". See more »

Goofs

When Becky argues with Mike outside the IBS building, the position of her fringe changes several times between shots. See more »

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Adam Bennett: Hey. Hi. Hey.
Becky Fuller: Hi.
Adam Bennett: Hey, I just came to, uh... to offer my condolences on hiring the third worst person in the world.
Becky Fuller: [realizing what he's talking about] Oh! Thanks. Yes, I... Um, who are the other two?
Adam Bennett: Oh, well, Kim Jong-il and Angela Lansbury, actually. She knows what she did.
Becky Fuller: [laughing] Okay. So, I... I gather that you worked with Mike at the nightly news.
Adam Bennett: Worst year of my life. The entire time we worked together, the only thing he ever called me was "Señor Dipshit".
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Motivational and Funny Movie!
9 November 2010 | by (White Marsh Lowe's Theater on the Avenue) – See all my reviews

I saw the screening of this movie last night and was pleasantly surprised that this was not another "chick flick". The story focuses around a young female producer that is hard working and hoping to get her dream job of Executive Producer (EP) of a well known TV morning show. Instead, she is accepted into the EP position on a failing TV morning show. Dedicated to her career, which was her dream since age 8, she has little time for men and romance. As the story progresses she has countless obstacles she must overcome and a high amount of stress that comes with the job. There are many comical scenes as the producer is practically at wits end during the main duration of the movie. She doesn't seem to lose her cool much of the movie, and when she does become infused with anger or passion she is constructive in using it to complete her job. This is a feel good story that shows with hard work, dedication (following a dream since age 8!), a bit of luck, and having faith in yourself, you can accomplish your goals. A nice change from the current female lead characters currently out there.

I left the theater thinking about my own career and how I could improve myself or work ethics. This movie is definitely a go-see!


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