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Morning Glory (2010)

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An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

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Roger Michell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel McAdams ... Becky
Noah Bean ... First Date
Jack Davidson Jack Davidson ... Dog Walking Neighbor
Vanessa Aspillaga ... Anna
Jeff Hiller ... Sam - Channel 9 Producer
Linda Powell ... Louanne
Mike Hydeck Mike Hydeck ... Ralph
Joseph J. Vargas Joseph J. Vargas ... Channel 9 Director
Mario Frieson Mario Frieson ... Channel 9 Technical Director
Kevin Herbst Kevin Herbst ... Channel 9 Associate Director
Jerome Weinstein Jerome Weinstein ... Fred
Steve Park ... Channel 9 Weatherperson (as Stephen Park)
David Fonteno ... Oscar
Patti D'Arbanville ... Becky's Mom
Jeff Goldblum ... Jerry Barnes
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Storyline

Becky (Rachel McAdams) is a hard-working morning TV show producer, or at least she was until she got fired. Desperate to get a job, she finally gets an interview with Jerry (Jeff Goldblum) - who is desperate to hire a producer for the struggling show "Daybreak". Becky accepts the job and it proves to be more difficult than even she might be able to handle. She has to fire the sexist co-host, then try to convince egotistical news reporter, Mike Pomeroy (Harrison Ford), to take the job, and then try and get him to actually do the job, properly. And she has to do this while falling for handsome Adam (Patrick Wilson), and trying to save the show from plummeting ratings. Will Becky be able to hold on to her dream job and her sanity? Written by napierslogs

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content including dialogue, language and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is Diane Keaton's and Rachel McAdams's second movie together. They previously played mother and daughter in The Family Stone (2005). See more »

Goofs

In a screen shot of Peck and Pomeroy, a crawl line appears, saying that an increase in skin cancer has LEAD to an increase in shampoo. The word should have been LED. See more »

Quotes

Becky Fuller: Okay. Is Daybreak a shitty show? Yes! But it's on a network, and not just any network. This is one of the most legendary news divisions in the entire history of television. Daybreak just needs someone who believes in it, who understands that a national platform is an invaluable resource, that no story is too low or too high to reach for...
Jerry Barnes: Are you gonna sing?
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Crazy Credits

The Bad Robot logo fades to the opening scene within the box the robot was in. The box, with the opening scene in it, then proceeds to expand in size until it fills the frame. See more »

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References The Horse Whisperer (1998) See more »

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Stuck in the Middle with You
Written by Gerry Rafferty and Joe Egan
Performed by Michael Bublé
Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
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Not what I expected but very funny
4 November 2010 | by mbalderson-1See all my reviews

I just came from a screening of this movie. I went in thinking total chick flick and came away quite impressed. There is a love story but it doesn't take up the whole movie and get heavy with it. The movie more centers around an up and coming producer of a local TV morning show that ends up at the lowest rated nationally syndicated morning show. what entails is a humorous tale of trying to get the shows ratings up.

If I had not received screening tickets to this movie I probably would have never have seen it in the theater but after watching this movie I would have gladly shelled out $10-15 for a ticket to this movie. Well worth the time and even better I got to go for free.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

10 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Morning Glory See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,203,266, 14 November 2010

Gross USA:

$31,011,732

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,040,976
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2.35 : 1
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