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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)

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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

Abby and Mike go to a club after visiting the Late Late Show. Abby is alternately holding a glass and not holding it between shots. The amount of liquid in her cup changes throughout the scene. See more »

Quotes

Abby Richter: I love how you think every man is as perverse as you are.
Mike Chadway: Oh, I don't think. I know.
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Featured in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #16.178 (2009) See more »

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Solo Violin #2
Written by Daniel May and Marc Ferrari
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One of the few all-around great love movies, both for women and men!
25 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So as I was forced to watch this movie with my sister and her friend, the original stereotypical thoughts towards all love movies seem to be bursting throughout my head- corny: guy meets girl, girl hates guy at first, girl meets another guy then realizes that the first guy was the love of his life, girl goes back to guy and the movie ends with a touching make-out scene. Well, of course this was the case. HOWEVER, I wouldn't exactly call this movie a chick-flick. It seem to be the "battle of the sexes type," and it did not disappoint. I can easily say that I had some great laughs in this movie; surprisingly, and I am not even a comedy/chick flick guy. The whole moral of the movie is something both guys and women can you relate to, and some scenes are just hilarious for all types of audiences. The whole plot of the story was actually pretty solid for this style movie. In fact, the approach of this movie is so unique that I believe it belongs in its own category. Gerard Butler gives an excellent performance, both funny and charming. The humor had tremendous variety that kept audience laughing hysterically at some points. Overall, I really do recommend this movie for the male audience (Especially couples) and guarantee that they will not be disappointed after seeing this flick.


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