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Conception (2011)

 |  Comedy, Romance  |  April 2011 (USA)
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A comedy that follows nine very different couples on the night they conceive, showing that sex can sometimes be more neurotic than erotic.



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A comedy that follows nine very different couples on the night they conceive, showing that sex can sometimes be more neurotic than erotic.

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Sexo e Consequência  »

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Matt Prokop and Sara Hyland also co-starred in the movie Geek Charming (2011). See more »


The sperm sample in one of the early scenes is a container with the word "PERISHABLE" misspelled as "PERSIHABLE". See more »


[first lines]
Paul Reynolds: Okay people, let's remember what Aristotle said. The aim of art is to represent, not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. Alright, does anybody have any questions?
[kids fidgeting, one raised hand]
Paul Reynolds: Dylan?
Dylan: Where do babies come from?
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A grotesque caricature on modern relationship style
18 April 2014 | by (Miami) – See all my reviews

This is a parody on the modern relationships style between men and women in America. Men are diminished to a pet role and are in the mercy of its owners- hysterical bit***s called women. I am a woman myself, but with non-American cultural background. Children are copying this model of behavior from an early age. Just look at how little girls talk to little boys. I could only stomach 30 minutes of this so called comedy. Frankly, if people rate this movie as light and insightful, funny and smart, excellent and hilarious, we have gone too far. Humiliation of men as species and showing women as dominating hysterical bit***s became a trend and many find it quite entertaining. Rather sad picture. Men are losing their masculinity and then complain when women dump them because they don't find them appealing anymore. This is not an equality feminism was fighting for, this is an ugly distortion of a healthy role of men and women in a relationship.

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