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Morning Glory (2010)

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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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Breakfast TV Just Got Interesting See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Un despertar glorioso  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,203,266 (USA) (12 November 2010)

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$30,993,544 (USA) (14 January 2011)
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Harrison Ford was first choice to play the irascible Mike Pomeroy from the outset. See more »

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When Becky confronts Pomeroy in the studio before the cameras go live, there is supposedly live feed of her on the monitors attached to the cameras. Her movements don't even remotely match what she's actually doing. See more »

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Mike Pomeroy: You know what I've noticed, people only say "lighten up" when they're gonna stick their fist up your ass.
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Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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I didn't expect much from this movie but came away quite happy
15 November 2010 | by (Saint Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

Rachel McAdams is what makes this movie so likable and cute. Her spunky optimism and always-on attitude is what drives the movie forward and gives it heart.

This is one of Harrison Ford's funniest roles - he plays the grumpy, I'm too good for this, I will do what I want and you'll just have to deal with it, asshole extremely well.

The witty banter back and forth between Diane Keaton and Harrison Ford is at times laugh out loud hilarious. I loved their chemistry and the weatherman's antics were the beginning of when my ratings for the movie started to go up. Once it all got going I thought to myself, "I'd watch that morning show!"


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