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Date Night (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 9 April 2010 (USA)
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In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous.

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Phil and Claire Foster are a couple who have been married for several years. Their days consists of them taking care of their children and going to work and coming home and going to bed. But they find time to have a date night wherein they go out and spend some time together. When another couple they know announce that they're separating because they're in a rut, Phil feels that he and Claire could be too. So when date night comes Phil decides to do something different. So they go into the city and try to get into a new popular restaurant. But when it's full and still wanting to do this, Phil decides to take the reservation of a couple who doesn't show up. While they're having dinner two men approach them and instructs them to stand up and go with them. They think the men are with the restaurant and want to talk to them about taking someone else's reservation. But it appears the couple whose reservation they took crossed someone and the two men work for this person. The men are after ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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One ordinary couple. One little white lie. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sexual and crude content throughout, language, some violence and a drug reference | See all certifications »

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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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$25,207,599 (USA) (9 April 2010)

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$98,711,404 (USA) (3 September 2010)
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Trivia

Steve Carell and Mark Ruffalo would appear on screen together once again in Foxcatcher (2014). Both actors received Oscar nominations for their roles in that movie. See more »

Goofs

Mark Wahlberg's character is named Holbrooke Grant. However, when Claire looks up his name, she searches for "Holbrooke, Grant." This would make his name Grant Holbrooke rather than Holbrooke Grant. See more »

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[first lines]
Oliver Foster: [early morning] Dad? Mom? Can I have breakfast?
Phil Foster: Honey, don't move.
Charlotte Foster: [running in] Mommy! Daddy! Pile driver!
[jumps on mom]
Charlotte Foster: I love you!
Claire Foster: How do you have so many knees?
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There are outtakes at the beginning and the end of the end credits. See more »

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Featured in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #17.117 (2010) See more »

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Heartbreak Warfare
Written and Performed by John Mayer
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Love Carell and Fey but it's way too serious
20 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Phil (Steve Carell) and Claire Foster (Tina Fey) are afraid that their marriage is growing stale upon hearing that their friends are getting a divorce. When they're at a hip restaurant in the city, they steal the reservation of the Tripplehorns. It turns out that a couple of corrupt cops are looking for the Tripplehorns and now they think the Fosters are them.

This is way too serious. The situations are way too dangerous. It's hard to laugh at this at times. The movie's tone is all over the place. Sometimes, the leads get to play with a funny Mila Kunis and James Franco pairing. Then they have a outrageous shootout with the scary corrupt cops (Jimmi Simpson, Common). I love Carell and Fey. They are fun together. But they don't have much of a chance when things turn dangerous. At least they seem to have fun in the outtakes.


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