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Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)

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A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people.

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Celeste and Jesse have been best friends forever. They dated in high school, got married, and now they're getting divorced. Their best friends don't think they can maintain their friendship throughout the dissolution of their marriage, but Celeste and Jesse don't think there will be a problem. But that's before Jesse gets into a relationship that Celeste doesn't think he can handle, and Celeste finds it harder to move on than she originally thought. Written by napierslogs

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For anyone who has to break up with their best friend. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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24 August 2012 (Taiwan)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$107,785 (USA) (3 August 2012)

Gross:

$3,094,687 (USA) (7 December 2012)
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Trivia

Was said to be called Jesse Loves Celeste but was changed to "Celeste & Jesse Forever". See more »

Goofs

Celeste's bangs (hairstyle) noticeably change between several takes. See more »

Quotes

Celeste: Now I know why you fucking cry all the time. This shit's emotional.
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.164 (2012) See more »

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I Never Promised
Written by Stewart Levine
Performed by The Music Conspiracy
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Not Sure What it is But I Like It
13 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The short story: I liked this film. The longer story is I'm not sure exactly what you'd call this movie. Honestly I had never heard of it before finding it in the $5 bin, but I like Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg (the leads) and the premise seemed interesting, essentially a separated married couple who are still best friends and do everything together, it just didn't work out to be married. There are funny parts, but not enough to label it a comedy or rom-com, and certainly drama, but not enough to be considered dramatic. It's not even really a love story. And it's no action-packed special-effects-laden blockbuster. I guess what it is is a decent, down-to-earth story (from Hollywood - I KNOW) about real-type characters in realistic situations that viewers can relate to with a decent cast, even pacing and with a sensible ending. Definitely worth a look. 7/10


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