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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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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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$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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Three out of four of the leading roles, Steve Carrell, Julianne Moore and Emma Stone, were all up for Oscars in 2015. First time nominees Carrell in the lead actor category (Foxcatcher (2014)) and Stone in the supporting actress category (Birdman (2015)). However, only four-time nominee, Moore, won the Oscar for leading actress in Still Alice (2014). Gosling was also nominated at the 2006 Academy Awards for his leading role in Half Nelson (2006). See more »

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When Cal and Jacob meet at the mall before shopping, the slice of pizza Jacob is holding changes inconsistently between shots. See more »

Quotes

Cal: How about we say what we want on three? One, two, three.
Emily: I want a divorce.
Cal: [at the same time] Creme brulee.
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Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh
Written by Eric Elbogen
Performed by Say Hi
Courtesy of Barsuk Records
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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30 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You know usually I'm not into romantic comedies, as I find that most of them fall short & are extremely cheesy. I really liked this movie though. One of the great things about it, is the acting is great. Everyone plays their part perfectly and you actually kind of feel for them in their individual situations. Usually when I think of Steve Carell, I think of a jokester. He was great in his serious scenes though, very believable. And Ryan Gosling, Oh my goodness, Ryan Gosling. He has always been one of my favorite actors. He plays a ladies man in this movie, trying to get Carell back on his feet after splitting with his wife. The two of them have great chemistry together and provide plenty of laughs, along with touching moments. I just saw this movie yesterday and I already want to see it again. That almost never happens that I want to see a movie again right away. Very cute. This movie has a little bit of everything and I think that most people would enjoy it. 9/10!


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