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Going the Distance (2010)

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A romantic comedy centered on a guy and a gal who try to keep their love alive as they shuttle back and forth between New York and San Francisco to see one another.

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Storyline

Erin has just six more weeks as an intern at the New York Sentinel before she returns to San Francisco. That's fine with Garrett since he just got out of a relationship. But their relationship blossoms and it quickly becomes something that they can't just drop in six weeks. They admit to wanting to be boyfriend/girlfriend just on opposite coasts. The distance wears on them, as with their nay-saying friends and sister, and soon they are forced to either break up or come up with a solution that has them living in the same city. Written by napierslogs

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A comedy about meeting each other halfway.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content including dialogue, language throughout, some drug use and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 September 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor a distancia  »

Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£436,361 (UK) (10 September 2010)

Gross:

$17,797,316 (USA) (15 October 2010)
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Trivia

Geoff LaTulippe - the movie's writer - is a close friend of producer Dave Neustadter and based this movie on Dave's real-life long-distance relationship with a former girlfriend. See more »

Goofs

When Erin is entering the airport to leave New York, she is pulling one suitcase. Once her sister picks her up in California and they are exiting the sister's vehicle, Erin is pulling one suitcase and her sister is also pulling a suitcase. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Garrett: So...
Amy: So...
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Amy: Oh. Thank you for the take-out.
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Complete and utter waste of your time...
7 March 2011 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Just because it has Drew Barrymore in it doesn't mean it'll be a good movie. Went to see this with my wife and we both had medium-high hopes.

Basically just registered to tell everyone not to waste their time with this boring, outrageously profane movie. The constant profanity and swearing is just a bad cover for the lack of decent screen-writing and overall boring character development.

I can't even believe I am wasting my time writing this.. if you have even the smallest shred of doubt please do not see this movie. It is such a waste of your time..

How this remotely got a 6 on IMDb I will never know. The acting was horrible, there was absolutely no Chemistry. While this is written by a guy, the only thing a guy would find funny are the few, very few, well placed jokes that actually made me laugh at the start. After that it's just snoresville all the way.

You would have to have a huge thing for potty humour and jokes that were probably written by a 15 year old to enjoy this movie...

I'd love to spoil the ridiculous ending but really after you get even 25%-50% through the movie you'll be able to guess the entire rest yourself.

The lead man is played by a dumb, boring, childly humoured moron who has the worst jokes ever, only the stupid outrageously obnoxious attitude of Drew Barrymore that she plays in all of her movies could possibly be entertained by such childish dimwitted humour.

Only someone who enjoys the Simpsons, or an ignorant American could enjoy this movie. This movie sure isn't worth it's placement in the Cosmopolitan.

The last thing I will say about this movie is the Dell, Skype and Fosters product placement was also waaaaay too obvious and didn't contribute anything... A couple of boring completely useless screens that added nothing to the movie just to advertise for Dell and Skype etc. sent my sights on a 'good' ending to make up for the waste of time, right out the window.

Just forget it. Wow writing this review was a waste of my time as well...


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