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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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Hip Hairdresser aka Tiffany
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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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Steve Carrell, Julianne Moore and Emma Stone all went on to receive Oscar nominations at The 87th Annual Academy Awards: Steve Carrell for Foxcatcher (2014), Julianne Moore for Still Alice (2014) and Emma Stone for Birdman (2014). Moore won; Carrell and Stone did not. See more »

Goofs

When in his apartment with Kate, as they are spinning around, Cal's suede jacket is off, then back on, and off again in consecutive shots. 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 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.6 (2011) See more »

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Tenuousness
Written and Performed by Andrew Bird
Courtesy of Fat Possum Records
Under license from Wegawam Music Co.
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Predictable, but still one of those rare, good romantic comedies.
21 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There isn't anything particularly groundbreaking or "Oscar worthy" in 'Crazy, Stupid, Love', but what there is is a good deal of heart, some genuine laughs, and a great chemistry-laden cast working together on a very high level.

Fair warning though, this movie doesn't fit in with the current comedy trends all that well -- that is, if you're all about 'Hangover II'-esque humor, this is not the film for you. While it doesn't quite get to the same level, it's very much in the same vein as 'Love Actually'.

I wish we could give half points, because this was definite 8.5/10.


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