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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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29 July 2011 (USA)  »

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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

When 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 (1986), where Mr. Miyagi honked the nose of an opponent, instead of striking him. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Jacob: The war between the sexes is over. We won the second women started doing pole dancing for exercise.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Horrible Bosses/Zookeeper (2011) See more »

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Written by Jordan Ireland and Rohin Jones
Performed by The Middle East
Courtesy of TME Productions, Inc.
By arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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The connections that you finally couldn't see from a mile away...
3 August 2011 | by 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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