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6 Month Rule (2011)

R | | Comedy | 7 August 2012 (USA)
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A womanizer teaches his clueless friend the rules about being single and avoiding emotional attachment.

Director:

Blayne Weaver

Writer:

Blayne Weaver
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Blayne Weaver ... Tyler
Martin Starr ... Alan
Natalie Morales ... Sophie
Patrick J. Adams ... Julian
Vanessa Branch ... Wendy
John Michael Higgins ... Paul
Dave Foley ... Charles
Jaime Pressly ... Claire
Brandon Barrera ... Kenny
Kristina Klebe ... Reese
Nate Rubin ... Bookstore Teen
Samantha Shelton ... Melissa
Lena Clark Lena Clark ... Savannah
Sarah Jane Morris ... Beth
Erin Cahill ... Missy
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A womanizer teaches his clueless friend the rules about being single and avoiding emotional attachment.

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Tyler always played by his own rules. Rules are meant to be broken.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including some sexual references

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Six Month Rule See more »

Filming Locations:

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,963, 3 June 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,158, 17 June 2012
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Trivia

The film's director and lead actor Blayne Weaver first met actress Natalie Morales on the set of her television show The Middleman (2008) when he did a one time guest star as an alien. He offered her the role of 'Sophie' based on that experience working together. See more »

Quotes

Sophie: You have all these rules and theories on life. Want to hear one of my rules?
Tyler: Probably not.
Sophie: Don't date guys like you.
Tyler: That's a dumb rule.
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Referenced in Cut to the Chase (2016) See more »

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The Pact (I'll be Your Fever)
Written by Conor O'Brein (PRS)
Performed by Villagers (as Villagers)
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Meh.
19 December 2016 | by asliyaseminbaharSee all my reviews

First of all, are we just going to avoid the fact that he's an alcoholic? Why is it never addressed?Also the movie had nothing worth documenting. Yeah every story is important and worth documenting but it was just unoriginal and a little pointless. It was about regular people making decision-including some bad ones- about their personal lives while trying to cope with life. I don't see why it's worth a movie. The characters have less dimension and are maybe a little more exaggerated than real people but that's about it. Washed up guy loves a girl tries to get that girl and comes across obstacles along the way. Not not worth watching but doesn't add much either. It deals with such a universal topic yet somehow isn't relatable which confuses me immensely. I enjoyed the end because it was not a cliché yet it was realistic but something just didn't fell right about the movie. If this is someone's life story it makes perfect sense, sure. But why make it a feature film? What does it have to say? Love and commitment is worth it even though it may hurt? Man don't you know we already know this stuff. We have to suffer through a boring ass sad film, at least have an original clear message. Or tell an old message in a way that moves people. Do you see me getting up running to the person I love? Now I know you can't see so let me tell you I am eating cereal in my sofa right now not running to anyone. Subpar movie. Better luck next time.


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