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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

11 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Holiday in Hawaii  »

Box Office


$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,628,265 (UK) (11 February 2011)


$103,028,109 (USA) (13 May 2011)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Adam Sandler and family go across the Bridge the family that tells them that the bridge is only made for only one person. The 2 children are Adam Sandler's kids and the "wife" is Adam Sandler's Sister-in-law. See more »


When Katherine and Devlin are talking at the bar discussing Danny's wedding, there is a shot of a man playing a guitar in the background. The next instant he is gone. See more »


[first lines]
Bridesmaid: So happy you picked this dress.
Bridesmaid: So beautiful.
Bridesmaid: Isn't she...
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References Rocky IV (1985) See more »


Waiting in Vain
Written by Bob Marley
Performed by Annie Lennox
Courtesy of SME UK Limited
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Just go with it
12 February 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

If you are looking for a highly intellectual movie, forget it. This is a simple movie with a simple story line and simple jokes. However, if you like to go to the movies just to break the routine, to have some laughs, and to change your mind, this is an excellent movie. Most highly critical people looking for perfection will give this movie a bad review, no doubt. People who gave an 8 to True Grit will not appreciate this movie...

Acting is excellent. Jennifer Aniston is perfect in that role; this is her best performance in a movie so far, except maybe for Marley and Me. Adam Sandler is much more natural than usual. He does not have to deliver all of the stupid jokes, and has a to act his role during most of the movie. I would say this is an equivalent performance as in 50 First Dates, or even better. He is very funny (as usual), but also compassionate and lovable. Nick Swardson is the clown of the movie, which allows Sandler to act more and leave some of the funny stuff to others. Swardson made me and my whole family laugh out loud during many parts of the movie. In fact, it had been a long time since I heard my two teenagers laugh so much and so loudly during a movie.

The two kids are really good supporting actors. They bring a lot to the movie. They make the situation more complicated a few times in unexpected ways. Bailee Madison is very impressive. We will see her again and often.

The normal cast of Happy Madisson movies are all there for their usual 2 minutes and all bring their own laugh. One of them made me swallow water in my lungs! He is good! I will let you guess which one.

All and all, we left very satisfied and happy we had this family night, even the teenagers. No frustration like we had in True Grit and no disappointment like we had in Sanctum. This was better than expected and worth its money. Just sit down and "Go with it!".

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