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The Ugly Truth (2009)

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An uptight television producer takes control of a morning show segment on modern relationships hosted by a misogynistic man.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Abby
... Mike Chadway
... Joy
... Colin
... Stuart
... Cliff
... Georgia
... Larry
... Jonah
... Elizabeth
... Bob
... Dori
... Josh
... Duane
... Steve
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Storyline

A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an unexpected result. Written by Anonymous

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The battle of the sexes is on.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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24 July 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,605,576, 26 July 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$88,915,214

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$205,298,907
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Shipped to theaters under the code name "Helpful Advice." See more »

Goofs

Mike's show "The Ugly Truth" airs on the local channel 83. Mike asks if Abby is calling from Europe. It's impossible for Europe to receive the channel that airs his show. See more »

Quotes

Mike Chadway: Yea, it is scary. It's terrifying. Especially when I am in love with a psycho like you.
Abby Richter: I am not a psycho!
Mike Chadway: I just told you that I loved you, and all you heard was 'psycho'. The definition of neurotic!
Abby Richter: The definition of neurotic is a person who suffers from anxiety, obsessive thoughts, compulsive acts, and physical ailments without any objective evidence of...
Mike Chadway: Shut up! Yet again, I just told you I am in love with you and you are standing here giving me a vocabulary list.
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El Gitano Del Amor
Written by Happy Sanchez, Karl Perazzo and Josh Norek
Performed by Latin Soul Syndicate
Courtesy of LoveCat Music
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Another GREAT Romcom for 2009
6 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

I now believe that 2009 should be dubbed the year of the Romcom.

I was dragged to see the proposal by my girlfriend and thought it was hilarious. When she wanted to go and see The Ugly Truth I found myself putting up less of a fight this time. And I'm glad.

This film is HILARIOUS. I have to say I enjoyed almost every second from start to finish. It truly is designed for both men and women with fantastic views on romance, sex, attraction etc from both sides.

Acting is great, story is great and the chemistry between Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler works very well on screen.

To sum this film up I have to say watch it. Make your own mind up. But I bet you won't be disappointed and I bet you can't stop yourself from one agreeing with some of the points made and two laughing out loud.


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