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The Ugly Truth (2009)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  24 July 2009 (USA)
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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)  »

Also Known As:

La cruda verdad  »

Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,976,043 (UK) (7 August 2009)

Gross:

$88,915,214 (USA) (2 October 2009)
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Trivia

Shipped to theaters under the code name "Helpful Advice". See more »

Goofs

When Mike and Abby take off in the hot air balloon, the background shot shows the balloon high in the air (at least above the height of other balloons). However, the next shot of Mike trying to get off shows the balloon nowhere near that far off the ground. See more »

Quotes

Abby Richter: [Abby has just closed the door on Colin after Mike told her to keep the conversation under a minute] What now?
Mike: OK, that's good. Now, just let him suffer.
Abby Richter: OK
[gestures towards the door]
Abby Richter: . Suffer! Suffer!
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Written by Rick Krive
Performed by Rick Krive and Studio Musicians
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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Another GREAT Romcom for 2009
6 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I now believe that 2009 should be dubbed the year of the Romcom.

I was dragged to see the proposal by my girlfriend and thought it was hilarious. When she wanted to go and see The Ugly Truth I found myself putting up less of a fight this time. And I'm glad.

This film is HILARIOUS. I have to say I enjoyed almost every second from start to finish. It truly is designed for both men and women with fantastic views on romance, sex, attraction etc from both sides.

Acting is great, story is great and the chemistry between Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler works very well on screen.

To sum this film up I have to say watch it. Make your own mind up. But I bet you won't be disappointed and I bet you can't stop yourself from one agreeing with some of the points made and two laughing out loud.


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