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I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)

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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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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 »

Goofs

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

Momo Hahn: I did have a fish once, but then he kept looking at me with these eyes, like, 'feed me!' So I flushed him.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.1 (2011) See more »

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Fight or Flight
Written by Jamie Christopherson & Christopher Lennertz
Performed by Jamie Christopherson
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A mother running a family and keeping a job, how groundbreaking. What's interesting is that Hollywood writers seem to think that working mothers really give a **** about competing with a bunch of Chanel wearing housewives at a stupid school bake sale. I always tell my husband if our child is so easily traumatized she's just not going to make it. Other than the fact that at work you get to meet good looking men who offer you a kind of escape from your daily headaches at home, this movie really isn't all that accurate. It's what I always thought a working mother's life would be...when I was 20 and in business school. Clearly Hollywood never graduated.


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