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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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The balloon festival is given to be in or near Sacramento. Sacramento law prohibits hot air balloons from flying around the city due to a fire hazard. It is one of a few cities in the world to have this law. The festival actually takes place in Temecula, over 450 miles to the south of Sacramento. See more »

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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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References The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) See more »

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Predictable rom-com
8 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Abby Richter (Katherine Heigl) is a high maintenance dater, producer of a lowly rated morning show about to be canceled. Her boss hires male chauvinist call-in show host Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler). Mike and Abby clash even before their first meeting. On the opposite end, she thinks her new hot doctor neighbor Colin (Eric Winter) fits the bill perfectly.

This character actually fits Heigl's persona. So it has some potential right off the bat. At least, she's not the sweet girly girl in a rom-com.... until she meets the neighbor. She doesn't do that broad comedy that well. She looks ridiculous and stupid. She's better off as angry girl, sort of like Katherina in The Taming of the Shrew.

This movie is completely predictable. Everybody can see everything coming from a mile away. The good news is that Heigl and Butler has some chemistry in their combative relationship. That's about all there is in this movie.


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