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Trust the Man (2005)

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After much drama, cheating, and trial separations, two men fight to save their respective relationships.

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Baby Maggie
Brianna Gillen ...
Baby Maggie
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Scott Sowers ...
TerminEx Guy
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Elaine's Boss
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Crazy Hair Driver
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Jasper Bernard
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Pamela
Caroline Schlobohm ...
Shannon
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Storyline

New York. Rebecca (Moore), an actress, is crushed to discover that her marriage may be falling apart. Her husband Tom (Duchovny) leaving long-suffering Rebecca to pick up the pieces of their relationship. Rebecca's brother Tobey (Crudup), meanwhile, is in a long-term relationship with Elaine (Gyllenhaal) that has begun to turn sour. Both couples are spoiled and bratty. Written by Matteo (from Italy for Julianne)

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Men play the game. Women know the score. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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1 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Parejas  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$180,271, 20 August 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,530,535, 8 October 2006
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2.35 : 1
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The children of star Julianne Moore and writer/director Bart Freundlich make their movie debuts in "Trust the Man". Caleb Freundlich plays Cosmos, Pamela's son who punches David Duchovny and Liv Freundlich plays Moore's daughter Maggie in the final scenes. See more »

Goofs

In the scene transitioning to the Christmas holidays, a shot of Central Park is shown with Christo and Jeanne-Claude's The Gates, Central Park, New York City, 1979-2005 in the park. However, this display was unfurled on February 12, 2005 - after the holidays were over. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
David: I need help!
Tom: I'll go.
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Spoofs Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

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Just One Blue Note
Written by Jutta Gruber
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Good Actors Struggle With Bad Script
16 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

I rented this movie because of the great cast. I finished it amazed that any established actor would have accepted a role in this thing based on the script, which was lame, unoriginal, and mildly offensive in its attempts at humor. Rarely has a battle of the sexes been so predictable. The story was filled with stereotypes and stereotypical behavior. The men came off as overgrown children. In any real world, their female counterparts wouldn't have put up with them for two weeks, much less years. It was painful to watch a game cast try to breath some humanity and originality into these characters. Moments intended as funny or telling merely smelled bad. Woody Allen covered the same ground years ago in a much better way. Try Hannah And Her Sisters. This particular would-be Woody update added nothing to the genre.


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