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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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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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3 September 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor a distancia  »

Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

PHP 5,296,808 (Philippines) (5 September 2010)

Gross:

$17,804,299 (USA) (21 October 2010)
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Trivia

Justin Long's first scene shot in the film was his nude one when he has sex with Drew Barrymore on a dining room table. See more »

Goofs

At the airport, Garrett makes a comment about getting the middle seat while standing in front of the Southwest ticket counter. Southwest Airlines does not have assigned seats. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Garrett: So...
Amy: So...
Garrett: Happy Birthday
Amy: Oh. Thank you for the take-out.
Garrett: Sure. It's the least I could do. It is your birthday after all.
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Connections

References Triumph of the Will (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

It's the Beat
Written by James Ellis Ford, James Anthony Shaw and Ninja
Performed by Simian Mobile Disco
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Courtesy of Wichita Recordings
By Arrangement with Mixtape Music
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Great Rom-Com
23 August 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Going The Distance was far better than expected. I saw the trailer for this movie before going to see it and I thought it looked good, but far too often with this type of film, all the best bits are in the trailer. This was not the case with this film, it was consistently funny, well acted and very good in general. Drew Barrymore and Justin Long were very believable as a couple (this may have something to do with them being together on off in real life). I thought that each actor played their part well, the friends of the main characters were all fantastic. Overall, this is well worth going to see and one of the funniest rom-coms I have seen in a long time.


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