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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

Gerard Butler says to Katherine Heigl is this guy even in America or is he in Europe well Gerard is from Scotland 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: Rule #3, men are very visual. We have to change your look.
Abby Richter: What's wrong with my look?
Mike Chadway: [From red band clip] Abby, you're a very attractive woman, but you're completely inaccessible. You're all about comfort and efficiency!
Abby Richter: What's wrong with comfort and efficiency?
Mike Chadway: Well nothing, except no one wants to fuck it.
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Spoofs Cyrano de Bergerac (1900) See more »

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De Vez En Cuando
Written by Jose Agote and Adrian Buono
Performed by Los Pinguos
Courtesy of Pinguos Records
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A comedy for both sexes
21 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at a preview event last Friday night and it was hilarious. The sold out cinema was laughing hysterically throughout the movie. The movie is fast paced and does not drag. The comedy is "r" rated with a little raunchy adult humor that can be shocking at times but that is in line with the movies theme of male/female relationships.

Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler were both great in the film. Not a role that you would expect to see the King of Sparta, but Butler has great comedic timing complimenting his tough guy persona. And Katherine Heigl is once again perfect doing comedy.

If you are expecting to see a typical romantic comedy you will be surprised, because this R rated film is geared toward the men in the audience as well as the ladies. Grab your significant other and be prepared to laugh and enjoy the movie together.


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