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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Dan Fogelman/Steve Carell Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,104,303, 31 July 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$84,351,197

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$142,851,197
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2.39:1
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Trivia

The filmmakers were actually giving a free iPad on-set to whomever came up with a title for the movie. See more »

Goofs

After Jessica pulls Robbie off the "scaffold," and they argue, the scaffold has disappeared when Robbie goes back inside the school. See more »

Quotes

Hannah: Will you take off your shirt... fuck! Seriously? It's like you're Photoshopped!
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Written by Boris Geiger, Jan Krause, Jan Weissenfeldt, and Maximilian Weissenfeldt
Performed by The Poets of Rhythm
Courtesy of Quannum Projects
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Pleasantly surprised, a great movie overall!
26 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

I saw this expecting an amusing, albeit predictable, movie. Boy was I pleasantly surprised!

Steve Carell plays a man, Cal, blindsided by his wife's sudden request for a divorce. While wallowing in self pity at the local bar, Jacob (Ryan Gossling) decides to turn him into a project, and introduce him to the wonderful world of womanizing.....But you've seen that from the previews right? What comes next is a great look at love, from first crushes to long term marriage.

This movie is the perfect blend of funny and sweet (the entire theatre was laughing throughout). Great performances from the whole cast, including a surprisingly refreshing change for Steve Carell. The writing was perfect, the pacing was great.... A perfect date movie! Not overly sappy and not typical "chick flick" drivel.


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