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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 »


Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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Release Date:

24 August 2012 (Taiwan)  »

Also Known As:

Celeste and Jesse Forever  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Was said to be called Jesse loves Celeste but was changed to "Jessie and Celeste forever". See more »


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


Celeste: Now I know why you fucking cry all the time. This shit's emotional.
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Written by Bobby Caldwell, Norman Harris and Bruce Malament
Performed by Bobby Caldwell
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Best romantic comedy I've seen in a very long time!
5 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Loved this film...I had the pleasure of seeing it at the LA Film Festival...What a pleasure to walk out when it ended with a happy feeling in my chest and in a great mood for the evening...The cast is excellent..the story line different...laughed out loud! Andy S is at his best..I loved the way he delivered his lines, a laugh throughout the film Rashida J. is funny and makes you fall in love with her. The entire cast does an incredible job. The casting of the entire film was wonderful, perfect in every way. The director did a fabulous job. I just can't say enough about Celeste and Jesse...a not miss seeing it this summer

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