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Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 3 October 2008 (USA)
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High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nick
... Norah
... Thom
... Dev
... Caroline
... Tris
... Beefy Guy (Lethario)
... Gary
... Tal
... Bishop Allen
Christian Rudder ... Bishop Allen
... Bishop Allen
Darbie Nowatka ... Bishop Allen
Cully Symington ... Bishop Allen
Jeremy Haines ... Randy (Are You Randy)
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It's been three weeks, two days, and 23 hours since Tris broke up with Nick. And now here she is at his gig, with a new guy. How could she have moved on so fast? This begins the night of Nick, Norah and Manhattan. The night of stripping nuns, hotel ice rooms, Russian food, psychotic ex-boyfriends and lovingly trashy ex-girlfriends. It's the night of Julio and Salvatore. The night of holding hands and writing songs and singing in the rain. It's a night they'll never forget. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including teen drinking, sexuality, language and crude behavior | See all certifications »

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3 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,311,751, 5 October 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,487,293, 16 November 2008
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Ari Graynor (Caroline) and Eddie Kaye Thomas (Jesus) dated briefly in 2008. See more »

Goofs

When the Queercore band members arrive at Nick's house they knock the trash cans over and a Tide detergent container spills out on the lawn. A scene later when they show the spilled trash there is a milk container next to the Tide container that was not there before. See more »

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Norah: Unlock the door, bitch!
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All the Wine
Written by Matt Berninger (as Matthew Berninger), Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner,
Bryan Devendorf and Scott Devendorf
Performed by The National
Courtesy of Beggars Banquet Records Ltd.
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Nick and Norah's Passionate Playlist
3 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

'Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist' turned out to be a sweet and cool surprise. I was just expecting another usual teen flick and while the main storyline does follow the formula, its the treatment that appealed. The director really shows that even though there is a physical attraction between the two leads, they also have characteristics that repel each other. But, what really brings these two people closer is their passionate liking for music. Both have the same taste and the best parts of the films are the sequences where the two talk about their favourite songs and singers.

The movie pretty much takes place during an entire night and Sollett's portrayal of night in the city is amusing and exciting. Lighting is cleverly used and the yellow tinted colour adds more excitement into the night. With the exception of that Spice Girls track, I like the soundtrack.

Michael Cera and Kat Dennings suit their parts wonderfully. They maintain a good chemistry (even though their love scene looks a little awkward). Aaron Yu, Rafi Gavron and Jonathan Wright provide some fun comic relief as Nick's friends/bandmembers. Ari Graynor is hilarious.

I like the title of this movie and how the movie stays true to it. It's a charming little film that is perhaps best enjoyed at night.


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