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How to Be Single (2016)

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A group of young adults navigate love and relationships in New York City.

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Robin's Date
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Storyline

There's a right way to be single, a wrong way to be single, and then...there's Alice. And Robin. Lucy. Meg. Tom. David. New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, be it a love connection, a hook-up, or something in the middle. And somewhere between the teasing texts and one-night stands, what these unmarrieds all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love. Sleeping around in the city that never sleeps was never so much fun.

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Rated R for sexual content and strong language throughout | See all certifications »

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12 February 2016 (USA)  »

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Cómo ser soltera  »

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Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,750,000 (USA) (12 February 2016)

Gross:

$46,813,366 (USA) (8 April 2016)
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Trivia

Alison Brie and Jason Mantzoukas previously starred together in Sleeping with Other People. See more »

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The address given for the Wall Street law firm where Robin works would put it in the East River. See more »

Quotes

Alice: I'm so obsessed with the idea of being in love that I just, it's like, I completely lose myself. Like, I forget what I want and I just disappear. I'm like the horse in 'The Neverending Story'.
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References Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) See more »

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Written by Dan Auerbach, Homer Steinweiss, Leon Michels and Nick Movshon (as Nicholas Movshon)
Performed by The Arcs
Courtesy of Nonesuch Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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One of the worst
12 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

My wife and I went to the cinema to watch a random movie. There were not much options, and she has already heard about this movie (how to be single), and so she suggested to watch it. if you think it was about love, it is not. If you think it is about sex, it is not. If you think it is comedy, it is not (except for that crazy fat lady, she is funny though).

The most thing I love in my life is watching movies, especially in the cinema, I am fine spending 3 days in a row, 24 hours watching movies. but this movie... I was trying hard to laugh, it is not funny at all. it is romantic nor drama.

I would have this movie as my last option on a boring day that I have nothing to do


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