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The Dilemma (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  14 January 2011 (USA)
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A man discovers that his best friend's wife is having an affair.

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A man finds out that what you don't say to a friend is just as important as what you do is this story of how far you can bend a brotherly bond before it snaps. Since college, confirmed bachelor Ronny (Vaughn) and happily married Nick (James) have been through thick and thin. Now partners in an auto design firm, the two pals are vying to land a dream project that would launch their company. Ronny's girlfriend, Beth (Connelly), and Nick's wife, Geneva (Ryder), are by their sides. But Ronny's world is turned upside down when he inadvertently sees Geneva out with another man and makes it his mission to get answers. As the amateur investigation dissolves into mayhem, he learns that Nick has a few secrets of his own. Now, with the clock ticking and pressure mounting on the biggest presentation of their careers, Ronny must decide what will happen if he reveals the truth to his best friend. Written by Universal Pictures

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Two best friends. Nothing could come between them... or could it? See more »

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements involving sexual content | See all certifications »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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$17,816,230 (USA) (14 January 2011)

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$48,430,355 (USA) (25 February 2011)
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The premise for the film came from producer Brian Grazer. See more »

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At the hockey game Geneva gets a text message notification and she turns to answer it. In the next shot she again turns to answer it. See more »

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Susan Warner: I feel like I'm your Deep Throat. Have you seen that movie?
Ronny Valentine: All the President's Men?
Susan Warner: No, Deep Throat.
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Featured in The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards (2011) See more »

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NEON INVASION
Written by Patrick Goss, Daniel Hardacre, Philip Anthony Johnson, Kate Prior, Robert Wright
Performed by Neon Plastix
Courtesy of Blow Up Records Ltd.
By Arrangement with Natural Energy Lab
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I Watched This Waiting To Laugh - But I'm Still Waiting
6 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If this were marketed as a serious discussion on the boundaries/obligations of friendship and difficulties caused by infidelity, I would say, yeah it pretty much hit the mark, but as a comedy. it left a lot to be desired. Usually, if a comedy is this bad, I mention the music. But I really didn't notice the music. What I noticed was a lot of very angry people and nothing close to funny.

One of my college professors once said no conflict/no story. As far as this being a serious drama, this story seems to try to manufacture needless conflict in every relationship it details and fails to make any of this conflict interesting. Jennifer Connelly, Vince Vaughn, Wynona Rider, Channing Tatum, Kevin James, and Ron Howard wasted their talents here, shockingly.


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