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The Back-up Plan (2010)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  23 April 2010 (USA)
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A romantic comedy centered on a woman who 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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Fall in love.* Get married. Have a baby. *Not necessarily in that order. See more »

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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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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£710,201 (UK) (7 May 2010)

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$37,481,242 (USA) (16 July 2010)
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Ron Howard is seen on TV playing Opie Taylor as Zoe watches The Andy Griffith Show (1960). Tom Bosley plays the boyfriend of Zoe's grandmother. They starred together as son and father on Happy Days (1974). See more »

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When Zoe is walking down the aisle trying to get a hold of Stan, her hands change positions in wide and close-up shots. See more »

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Baby Store Sales Clerk: [Looking at baby strollers] It's a bit overwhelming huh?
Stan: There are so many and they are so... big!
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Baby Store Sales Clerk: Well you should see some of the babies that come in here, total fatasses
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lopez (2010) See more »

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6 December 2011 | by (denver, Co) – See all my reviews

I wish Kate Hudson took the lead on this. Jennifer lopez did okay but throughout the whole film I kept waiting for kate to be there....anyway the chemistry between these two leads was way off. The story was kind of awful. Oloughlins character was such a jerk through out the film. In reality no one would've put up with that esp not an independent pregnant girl. I wanted to slap him. The time frame for which there relationship progressed was unrealistic. I hated that he complained and panicked through the whole thing, yet she never made him stay. He acted like he didn't have a choice. And what was with the dog who couldn't walk but was very expressionative? Seen it before. Didn't really phase me in this one. Save your time.


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