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Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 29 July 2011 (USA)
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A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily (Julianne Moore) have the perfect life together living the American dream... until Emily asks for a divorce. Now Cal, Mr Husband, has to navigate the single scene with a little help from his professional bachelor friend Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). Make that a lot of help... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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29 July 2011 (USA)  »

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Untitled Dan Fogelman/Steve Carell Project  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,104,303 (USA) (29 July 2011)

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$84,244,877 (USA) (11 November 2011)
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Trivia

In the scene where Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell discuss getting "Mr. Miyagi'd", Gosling grabs Carell's nose and squeezes playfully, saying "Honk!" This is a reference to "The Karate Kid Part II" where Pat Morita honked the nose of Martin Kove instead of striking him. See more »

Goofs

When Jacob summoned Cal for the first time in the bar, Cal's drink does not have ice anymore but when he approached Jacob's table ice magically appeared in the drink. Also, the orange slice on Jacob's drink shifted to another position when he asked Cal to take a seat. See more »

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Emily: When I told you when I had to work late? I really went to go see the new Twilight movie by myself, and it was so bad.
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Referenced in Conan: The Fluffer of Seville (2011) See more »

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The Heart's A Lonely Hunter
Written by David Byrne, Rob Garza and Eric Hilton
Performed by Thievery Corporation featuring David Byrne
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The connections that you finally couldn't see from a mile away...
3 August 2011 | by (new york) – See all my reviews

I will admit from opening bell, that I do enjoy sappy love movies. It was a movie that made you laugh,cry,wonder and cover your eyes. Steve keeps true to his on screen character and his own real life strength but never forgetting to mumble some sort of funny line even in his most "sappy-est" of moments. I give this movie two thumbs up for its twist at the end and keeping it out of viewers sights so well! I do however wish that they would have developed a little more back story with Ryan's character but still, a movie to be enjoyed by all. Emma delivers some nice side humor along with her friend in the movie as well! I believe Steve may have surpassed expectations of his ability to play that main love role and still maintain his "funny guy" image.


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