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Just Go with It (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 11 February 2011 (USA)
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On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend.

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Danny (Adam Sandler) must engage Katherine (Jennifer Aniston), his faithful assistant, to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife. Danny must pretend that he is married, because he lied to his dream girl, Palmer (Brooklyn Decker) the most gorgeous woman in the world. To keep the woman he loves, covering up one lie soon turns into many lies. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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Sometime you need a girl, to get the girl. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for frequent crude and sexual content, partial nudity, brief drug references and language | See all certifications »

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Holiday in Hawaii  »

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$80,000,000 (estimated)

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£1,628,265 (UK) (11 February 2011)

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$103,028,109 (USA) (13 May 2011)
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At the waterfall Jennifer Aniston's character says "You stay out here with Big Daddy." This is a nod to Adam Sandlers film Big Daddy. See more »

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When Devlin claims that her husband made all his money suing the Dodgers after being hit by a foul ball. That is not legal. There is the law "Assumption of Risk" which goes into effect at baseball games. If you get hit by a ball, you are not allowed to sue because of that law. He would not have been able to sue, let alone get money from the Dodgers. See more »

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Bridesmaid: So happy you picked this dress.
Bridesmaid: So beautiful.
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Referenced in 2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011) See more »

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Is This Love
Written by Bob Marley
Performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers
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The Adam Sandler Formula Works Again
7 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just saw at this an advanced screening in Huntington Beach.

It was pretty damn good. I do have to admit that I am an Adam Sandler fan. Being 21, I grew up seeing his films in theaters and for the most part liked them all. I think with Big Daddy, Dennis Dugan and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison crew really started a formula of movie. Central conflicted and imperfect character Adam (who has a good heart of course), falls in love with the girl of his dreams, who is younger and way better looking than him, all formulated around a specific central premise (i.e. with this film it's Adam's lies piling on top of lies) supported by extremely strong, quirky side character performances. This might be the epitome of this established formula, really passing 50 First Dates in my opinion. The typical Sandler ridiculous humor and smart-ass remarks are extremely well balanced with perfectly timed and executed emotional moments. The set-up for the story is pretty basic and at first almost appears predictable. It is to some extent, but the crazy directions the movie takes based on Sandler's lies is well done and only stretches a few times. But what do you expect from the Happy Madison crew?

The 2 kids in the film did a good job and had some funny lines. I am not a Jennifer Aniston fan at all but really actually liked her in this. I sort of understand her popularity and charm after this movie. She seemed more genuine and I felt an emotional attachment to her that I have always lacked with her. Plus, she is showcased in a particular waterfall scene and looks absolutely fantastic in a bikini. Brooklyn Decker is unbelievably gorgeous, as we all know from the SI Swimsuit Edition, but I was very surprised at how natural of an actress she was. She seemed very comfortable and didn't overact much. She is extremely cute and lovable. Nicole Kidman and Dave Mathews were great as an uber cool couple. Nicole was a bit over the top as she has been of late (like since Moulin Rouge), but thats what her character called for so I understand. Dave was surprisingly good as an almost drugged up yuppie, cool boyfriend of Nicole's. Nick Swardson was absolutely hilarious and by far steals every scene he is in. He really comes into the movie about 1/3 of the way in and from there on out its his movie. Nick Swardson deserves fame for this.

I can't say for sure how the critics will receive it. I can handle suspension of disbelief as long as it leads to a funny payoff. For the most part these moments are delivered. It's a great date movie and a great movie for Sandler fans. He has an unbelievable recent track record for success, but this will top all of them at the box office.


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