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The Ugly Truth (2009)

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A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help ... See full summary »

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A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an unexpected result. Written by Anonymous

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The battle of the sexes is on.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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24 July 2009 (USA)  »

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

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$27,605,576 (USA) (24 July 2009)

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$88,915,214 (USA) (2 October 2009)
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Shipped to theaters under the code name "Helpful Advice". See more »

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When Abby meets Mike in the hotel lobby, a girl in a blue dress is behind Mike. When Abby enters from the other direction, the same girl in a blue dress is behind her. See more »

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Abby Richter: Tell me about the doozy. You know, the woman who broke your heart.
Mike Chadway: You are just totally trying to kill my buzz.
Abby Richter: No, I'm not. I'm just interested in what makes you you.
Mike Chadway: Well, for your information, it was more than just one. It was more like a parade. Codependent girls, unfaithful girls, depressed girls, narcissistic girls, phony girls. Girls who, it turned out, didn't actually like me. By the time I hit 30, I realized that you can only have so many lousy relationships before you figure out ...
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Painful to watch
11 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This may be one of the most abysmal movies I have ever seen. It surprises and disgusts me that it has a rating as high as it does. First of all, it basically sets the feminist movement back to the 1920s. It is offensive to both genders and portrays women as up-tight whiny control freaks and men as heartless and and arrogant jerks who only want sex. I hated the main characters and I honestly didn't care what happened to them. The jokes weren't at the least bit funny. I did not laugh once in this movie, mostly just cringed at the horrible dialog. If you like annoying, unintelligent, and disgusting humor, by all means go out and rent The Ugly Truth. If you you like Romantic Comedys that are actually funny and not grossly insulting, I highly advise you to watch something else.


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