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The Back-up Plan (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 23 April 2010 (USA)
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A woman conceives twins through artificial insemination, only to meet the man of her dreams on the very same day.

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Zoe is a woman who has a hard time letting anyone into her life. She has a habit of pushing people away whenever they get close. She wants to have a baby but because she has no man in her life, she decides to be artificially inseminated. Shortly after having the procedure she meets a guy named Stan, and she feels a spark. When she tells him about her pregnancy, she thinks he'll bail but he sticks with her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content including references, some crude material and language | See all certifications »

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23 April 2010 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,201,710, 25 April 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,490,007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,477,008
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The first of three comedies released in 2010 dealing with the subject of artificial insemination. The other two were the Jennifer Aniston film The Switch (2010) and the critically acclaimed The Kids Are All Right (2010). See more »

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When Stan catches Zoe eating chili beans with bread in her hands, she's holding the food with both hands together. In the reverse angle her hands are separated and then back again. See more »

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Stan: it's been 2 weeks now, all she ever wants to do is sleep with that pillow!
Playground Dad: The pillow is a bitch, its totally replacing you right?
Stan: Totally completely, she drags it everywhere.
Playground Dad: My wife, she drew eyes on hers so when i went to make a move in the middle of the night the pillow is staring at me, like uh uh bro, I don't think so.
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Daisy Belle
Written by Harry Bluestone, Emil Cadkin and Harry Dacre
Courtesy of APM Music
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Predictable but totally laughable!
17 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

I don't get it why people so undermine this movie. It was indeed predictable most of the time but come on, there were many moment of laughter.

I saw this movie with an ex girlfriend and we were seeing many moments we had on our first dates and we enjoyed to see it was inspired from real facts. Many of the comical situations do happen in real life and it really gets to you when you see it from outside.

The main plot may be a little exaggerated, how everything comes together but it's a classic date movie and you cannot have such high expectations from it.

The cast is OK, even though Jennifer Lopez is a little overpowered by her role, but she manages in the end to pull it of. Alex O'Loughlin is the perfect "I don't know if I want to be a father but I love this woman" guy and makes every moment a real delight.

Everyone gives it a 4 or 5, I give it an 8 because you can have a blast if you watch it with your girlfriend or ex.


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