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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)  »

Also Known As:

La cruda verdad  »

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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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In the film, Gerard Butler's character appears as a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005). Butler and Craig Ferguson are good friends in real life, and the former has been a guest on the real show several times. See more »

Goofs

When Mike makes a comment about "Irish Craig Ferguson," he's making fun of Abby's awful attempt to speak in a Scottish accent; he's not saying Craig Ferguson is Irish. See more »

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Abby Richter: Can we go over your intro one more time? "I'm Jack Magnum and this is..."
Jack Magnum: The Ugly Truth.
[imitates shooting a gun with his thumb and forefinger]
Abby Richter: Ok, let's maybe lose the gun thing.
Jack Magnum: What? The gun is my signature move.
Abby Richter: Unless the NRA is paying your mortgage this month, I say lose the effing gun!
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A Very Funny and Raunchy Romantic Comedy
17 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My husband and I saw this at a sold-out sneak preview on July 17. I haven't laughed so hard in a long time at a film and the audience seemed to find the film as funny and bawdy as I did. My husband was happy to watch a romantic comedy from the male perspective as well as the female for a change. The leads are attractive but not the usual "perfect" specimens we usually get in these films, and the situations, while often over-the-top, are quite humorously portrayed. The typical fairy tale elements seem to go by the wayside here and we're left with a harsher but very funny battle-of-the-sexes comedy for the times in which we now live.


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