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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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Hip Hairdresser aka Tiffany


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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Release Date:

29 July 2011 (USA)  »

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Untitled Dan Fogelman/Steve Carell Project  »

Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Molly Weaver's face is never shown in full light until the third act reveal. See more »


(at around 1h 40 mins) The man in front of Cal is "recording" with the lens cap on. See more »


Bernie Riley: Claire said I can't be friends with you anymore.
Cal: What?
Bernie Riley: She said we had to choose between you and Emily. I chose you. But she said no.
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Written by Danger Mouse (as Brian Burton), Mark Linkous, Steven Drozd and Wayne Coyne
Performed by Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse featuring The Flaming Lips
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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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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