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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 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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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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Gerard Butler, in an effort to thoroughly understand the "man's man" in American society, went behind the scenes of Adam Carolla's namesake podcast to observe him. See more »

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When Abby gets out of the car at the LA hotel, the sentences she mumbles aren't the same words you hear. 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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A very nice romantic comedy
10 October 2009 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

The Ugly Truth is a entertaining romantic comedy about Abby Richter, a romantically challenged morning show producer whose search for Mr. Perfect has left her hopelessly single. She's in for a rude awakening when her bosses team her with Mike Chadway, a hardcore TV personality who promises to spill the ugly truth on what makes men and women tick. Although I think the movie is a little predictable and with some corny moments, it is also very enjoyable and funny. The cast is formed by Gerard Butler (300) and Katherine Heigl (27 Dresses) in the leading roles. Heigl is like in her previous movies very good, she is made for this type of movies and Butler is a real surprise, he did excellent in his very first romantic comedy. In conclusion, The Ugly Truth is a very enjoyable comedy for men and women.


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