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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellie's Mom
Ellie's Dad
Female Boss (Sharon)
Chelsea's Father
Chelsea's Mother


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


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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The bottle of "Scotch" Ellie brings over and Jason later brings, is actually Bulleit Rye Whiskey, not scotch. See more »


When Ellie shows up at Jason's apartment with "scotch," she is actually holding a bottle of Bulliet Rye Whiskey, not scotch. See more »


Jason: [Referring to Mikey following news of his divorce] I don't know what we should do man.
Daniel: We need to get him a hooker.
Jason: No, I don't think so.
Daniel: Yeah, we'll use a coupon and get him a cheap hooker.
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A clichéd "bromance" film with all the wrong beats
31 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

That Awkward Moment seems like a promising comedy for guys, the raunchy humor, objectifying women and boner pills. It sounds like a good time, right? HELL NO!!! That Awkward Moment seizes every chance it gets to be as clichéd as possible and to be as unfunny as possible. Zac Efron and Michael B. Jordan turn in acceptable performances but that is overshadowed by the thin-as-ice plot and crude humor, which ends up losing two good performances in the mix. To be fair to those involved, this film should have either been shelved or given more thought, either or doesn't give this film a leg to stand on. The next Knocked Up it is not. This is Sex and The City with too much testosterone and not nearly enough laughs to justify any of the plot holes, clichés or how these characters treat women. This isn't a rental, this is more like a bottom dollar movie you take a chance on at Wal Mart.

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