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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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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

24 July 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,605,576, 26 July 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$88,915,214

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$205,298,907
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

First of two film collaborations between actress Katherine Heigl and director Robert Luketic. The first feature film was The Ugly Truth (2009) and the second later picture was Killers (2010). 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: [gushing about Colin] He's such a great guy, right?
Mike Chadway: [sarcastically] Yeah, he's dreamy.
Abby Richter: Yeah, and he fits all 10 of the criteria on my checklist.
Mike Chadway: Right, though weren't items 1 through 9 something to do with him pretty much being gay?
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Referenced in Community: Introduction to Statistics (2009) See more »

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Written and Performed by Scott Robinson
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Painful to watch
11 June 2011 | by 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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