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Man Up (2015)

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A single woman takes the place of a stranger's blind date, which leads to her finding the perfect boyfriend.

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Nancy
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Ryan
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Jessica
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Elaine
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Adam
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Cloakroom Attendant (as James Oliver Reilly)
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A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old divorcee, Jack, who mistakes her for his 24 year old blind date. Nancy, deciding to go with it, happens to hop on the most chaotic yet hilarious journey of her life which neither of them will ever forget. There is drinking, truths, an old stalker class mate with long a standing crush, lost divorce papers, lost hopes, competitive indoor sports and yeah Jack finding out the truth that Nancy isn't his blind date. 'Man Up' a romantic comedy about taking chances, finding about being yourself, making decisions and rolling with the consequences. Written by Samuel Prongs

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Right time, right place, wrong date. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexual references | See all certifications »

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13 November 2015 (USA)  »

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(Des)encontro Perfeito  »

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Kefalonia, which is mentioned in the movie, is the favourite holiday destination of both Simon Pegg and scriptwriter Tess Morris. See more »

Goofs

In the second visit to the bar, Nancy freshens up in the bathroom and removes her sweater, revealing a tank. After leaving the bathroom there is a big "reveal" in the tank top that Jack notices, but despite no time passing, shes seen in the next shot wearing a blazer. See more »

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Nancy: And secondly, I mean, you're not holding on to her. You're holding on to a feeling, and that feeling will eventually pass. Promise.
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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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Three Hearts
Written by Alex Clare (as Alexander Claire) and Daniel Wilson
Published by Universal Music Publishing PGM Ltd.
and Chrysalis Music Ltd., a BMG Chrysalis Company
Performed by Alex Clare
Courtesy of Island Records
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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A romantic fairytale with good performances and some laughs...
15 November 2015 | by (the Edge of the Cosmos) – See all my reviews

Unbelievable situations could often (at least in the movies) lead to great romances...like...it was meant to be...

A man and a woman, desperate to meet their other halves (although with different approaches, one closed to herself, the other one just trying his luck "out there") end up having a (blind) date in current London, in a situation with mixed identities (sort of).

Simon Pegg and Lake Bell have chemistry in the leading roles and give more than adequate performances.

Overall: A romantic fairytale with quirky humor and an obvious, although impossible, ending!


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