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What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  18 May 2012 (USA)
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A look at love through the eyes of five interconnected couples experiencing the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and ultimately coming to understand the universal truth that no matter what you plan for, life doesn't always deliver what's expected.

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Inspired by the perennial New York Times bestseller of the same name, WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING is a hilarious and heartfelt big screen comedy about five couples whose intertwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood. Over the moon about starting a family, TV fitness guru Jules and dance show star Evan find that their high-octane celebrity lives don't stand a chance against the surprise demands of pregnancy. Baby-crazy author and advocate Wendy gets a taste of her own militant mommy advice when pregnancy hormones ravage her body; while Wendy's husband, Gary, struggles not to be outdone by his competitive alpha-Dad, who's expecting twins with his much younger trophy wife, Skyler. Photographer Holly is prepared to travel the globe to adopt a child, but her husband Alex isn't so sure, and tries to quiet his panic by attending a "dudes" support group, where new fathers get to tell it like it really is. And rival food truck chefs Rosie and ... Written by Lionsgate

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, thematic elements and language | See all certifications »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,547,068 (USA) (18 May 2012)

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$41,102,171 (USA) (27 July 2012)
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Kristen Wiig was offered a role. She declined due to scheduling conflicts with Saturday Night Live (1975). See more »

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The tattoo on Holly's right shoulder blade disappears when she wears a brown bikini during the Aquarium scene. See more »

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Vic: There's no such thing as ready. You just jump on a moving train and you try not to die.
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Inside Out
Written by Erin Reed, Geir Olvind Hvidsten, Stephen Gibson and Cecil Glenn
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Under license from EMI Film & Television Music and DMI Records, Inc.
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Movie can't decide it it is a comedy or a drama!
21 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie cannot decide if it should be a comedy or a serious drama. For its entire 110 minutes, the movie goes back and forth between straight silly comedy to straight serious drama...it was very annoying. The book that it is "based" upon is a light-hearted upbeat book about being pregnant...the movie should have just stayed a comedy.

The characters in the film were all annoying...The Chase Crawford character was completely annoying and completely unnecessary. The Chris Rock character was the worst of the film...he played a street wise character who enjoyed hanging out with a bunch of yuppie dads...huh??? The Elizabeth Banks character was the only one that came close to being one that was likable.


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