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A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.

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A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Não Sei Como Ela Consegue  »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,402,201 (USA) (16 September 2011)

Gross:

$9,639,242 (USA) (11 November 2011)
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This film marks the third collaboration between Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear, the first being 'The Matador' (2005) and the second being 'Salvation Boulevard' (2011). See more »

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When Kate is running late for work in the first 15 minutes, she leaves her daughter's school wearing beige heels with no stocking, while running, she is wearing black stockings with little heel booties, once she gets to work, she is in her beige heels again. See more »

Quotes

Allison Henderson: At work, when you act like 'one of the boys', they call you abrasive and difficult. So, if you act like a woman, they say you're emotional and difficult. So, difficult is really just the word for anything that isn't a man.
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25 September 2011 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This drivel masquerades as a comedy but offers little more than a misplaced feminist rant. I am sure they expected women to say 'oh it's so true - we DO make lists and we Do multitask!' but please - who exactly was this aimed at - zombie life forms? Maybe they think that women are so tired that they wouldn't notice how cliché-ridden and pathetically hackneyed this offering is? It was not amusing. It was not interesting. It was not original. It did not have a single redeeming quality and I suggest you do not waste your time nor your money on this rubbish.

Indeed I shall waste no more time reviewing it.


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