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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)

Opening Weekend:

$27,605,576 (USA) (24 July 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 Abby calls Colin the first time and Mike hangs up on him there is a dial tone on Colin's line but the cordless Mike is holding is not disconnected yet. There shouldn't be a dial tone beacause his phone is still connected. See more »

Quotes

Mike Chadway: So there you have it. Never assume a girl is easy or assume she's a prude. There are many layers in between, and it's your job, gentlemen, to peel back those layers and figure out exactly what type of woman you're dealing with.
Joy: That sounded almost enlightened.
Mike Chadway: Because once you do peel back those layers, my friends, her lady garden awaits.
Joy: And he's back.
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References When Harry Met Sally... (1989) See more »

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Pocketful of Sunshine
Written by Natasha Bedingfield, Danielle Brisebois and John Shanks
Performed by Natasha Bedingfield
Courtesy of Epic Records and Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Perfect Movie for a Great Laugh!!!
26 July 2009 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

What a fun movie! Don't pay attention to the critics - they need to just go and enjoy a movie sometimes. If you don't like crude, sexist humor, then don't go see this movie. However, if you can relax and just go watch a movie, then you will enjoy this one. The entire theater was rolling with laughter during this movie. I haven't laughed so much at a movie in a long time. This movie was a mix of romantic and slapstick humor with a little bit of crudeness thrown in for fun. This movie is definitely not one to take kids to - but that's why it is rated "R." It is full of adult humor (some crude), but that is nice for a change. All I can say is...go and enjoy this movie!!!


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