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Something's Gotta Give (2003)

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A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writer:

Nancy Meyers
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Nicholson ... Harry Sanborn
Diane Keaton ... Erica Barry
Keanu Reeves ... Julian Mercer
Frances McDormand ... Zoe
Amanda Peet ... Marin
Jon Favreau ... Leo
Paul Michael Glaser ... Dave
Rachel Ticotin ... Dr. Martinez (as Rachel Ticoti)
Paige Butcher Paige Butcher ... Beauty
Tanya Sweet Tanya Sweet ... Beauty
Kristine Szabo Kristine Szabo ... Beauty
Daniella Van Graas ... Beauty
Tamara Spoelder Tamara Spoelder ... Beauty
Sonja Francis Sonja Francis ... Beauty
Vanessa Trump ... Beauty (as Vanessa Haydon)
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Storyline

Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother Erica. Left in the care of Erica and his doctor, a love triangle starts to take shape. Written by Keanuette

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, brief nudity and strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

12 December 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Nancy Meyers Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,064,723, 14 December 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$124,728,738

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$266,728,738
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Dolby Digital (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| DTS (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| SDDS (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The title of the movie is from a 1954 song written by Johnny Mercer, namesake of Julian Mercer (Keanu Reeves). See more »

Goofs

When Erica's sister picks up Dr. Mercer (Keanu Reeves) at the fruit market and brings him home as a surprise, Erica is setting the table for dinner. Erica had three place settings on the table already when dinner was going to be just her and her sister. See more »

Quotes

Erica Barry: You know what, Harry. If it's all right with you, I'd like to be friends.
Harry Sanborn: Friends? I'm not ready to be your FRIEND!
Erica Barry: Fine, I understand.
Harry Sanborn: And anyway, do you really buy that horseshit that a man and a woman can be friends after they've had sex?
Erica Barry: I'm friends with my ex-husband but then again, we didn't just have sex.
Harry Sanborn: We didn't just have sex either.
Erica Barry: Then what was it? I'd love to know.
Harry Sanborn: Can I email it to ya when I figure it out?
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Crazy Credits

Jack Nicholson sings "La Vie en Rose" during the closing credits. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Je Cherche un Homme
Written by Michel Emer, Georges Pazman and Yves Bruyere
Performed by Eartha Kitt
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label, a Unit of BMG
Under license from BMG Film & Television Music
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8 January 2004 | by pri_eSee all my reviews

This movie took me by surprise, I wasn't sure if I could handle watching old actors getting it on but this movie turned out to be a great romantic comedy. Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton always give their 100% best in their performances, they did a great job in their roles. It would have been nice to see more input from Frances McDormand and Keanu Reeves, but otherwise I really enjoyed the movie.


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