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That Awkward Moment (2014)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  31 January 2014 (USA)
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Three best friends find themselves where we've all been - at that confusing moment in every dating relationship when you have to decide "So...where is this going?"



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Ellie's Mom
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Jason has just been dumped, but he didn't even realize they were going out. Meanwhile, Mikey's wife has just asked him for a divorce, and perpetually single Daniel is still single. The three best friends are determined to stay single together and just have fun. But then Jason meets Ellie who just might be perfect for him, Daniel starts to realize that his gal pal Chelsea might be perfect for him, and Mikey has always thought that his wife was perfect for him. The boys are going to have to juggle their single life with their romantic entanglements and it's going to get awkward. Written by napierslogs

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When you realize getting some means wanting more


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Rated R for sexual content and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

31 January 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Are We Officially Dating?  »

Box Office


$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,742,109 (USA) (31 January 2014)


$26,049,082 (USA) (28 March 2014)

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Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller are currently co staring in the fantastic 4 reboot See more »


When Daniel and Chelsea are in bed in her room, the position of the teddy bear shifts between being completely up against her pillow or between the bed and the nightstand, until the shot right before she moves the bear, when it is actually on the nightstand. See more »


Jason: Dude, are you taking a shit in there?
Daniel: Absolutely not.
Jason: Every time you come over, you take a shit.
Daniel: No, I'm not taking a shit, I'm using a self-tanner!
Jason: Self-tanner?
Daniel: Yeah, I told that assistant in Vogue I couldn't hang out 'cause I was in Tulum. I'm trying to face her off my roster.
[he pauses briefly]
Daniel: Also, I am taking a shit.
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That Old Familiar Feeling
Written by Daniel May and Marc Ferrari
Performed by Daniel May
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That Awkward Movie
10 February 2014 | by (Panama City, Florida, United States) – See all my reviews

The ad campaign for TAM gives the impression that it will be, at the very least, a fun romp, but don't be fooled. TAM asks us to sympathize for and laugh with the most deplorable and chauvinistic of characters, like the obnoxious guys in high school who thought they were funny but weren't. Every "joke" is about poop or sex, which can be funny. Here, however, they are so poorly delivered and juvenile it's hard to tell if they were even meant as jokes or just as statements of misguided philosophy. We follow three best friends who decide to call off real relationships in lieu of hooking up with as many women as possible. This tired story and accompanying dialogue are not only uninspired, inauthentic, and stupid, but make no tonal sense here. The drastic jumps from bad sex comedy to melodrama are so clumsy it's hard to know whether to blame the editing, the directing, or the script. Such a shame considering of the waste of young talent. Sure, Teller presents moments of charm, but no one is really given anything of quality to work with. There are a few laughs, but for the most part I couldn't help feeling like I was watching a soon-to-be canceled sitcom. The writers seemed more interested in writing bad one-liners than creating originality or emotional connection between characters. Even my wife, who normally loves anything classified as "romance" and/or "comedy", resorted to playing Candy Crush for the last half. If you're looking for a funny bro-mance, go see Anchorman 2. SKIP THIS!

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