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

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24 July 2009 (USA)  »

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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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Trivia

In the film, Gerard Butler's character appears as a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005). Butler and Craig Ferguson are good friends in real life, and the former has been a guest on the real show several times. See more »

Goofs

When the boss is in the meeting room about to introduce Mike, the picture frames of Larry and Georgia in the background change places repeatedly between shots. 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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Written by Flo Rida (as Tramar Dillard), Lukasz Gottwald, Allan Grigg, Justin Franks, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Aaron Bay-Schuck, Pete Burns (as Peter Burns), Steve Coy (as Stephen Coy), Tim Lever (as Timothy Lever) and Mike Percy (as Michael Percy)
Performed by Flo Rida featuring Kesha (uncredited)
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One of the few all-around great love movies, both for women and men!
25 July 2009 | by See all my reviews

So as I was forced to watch this movie with my sister and her friend, the original stereotypical thoughts towards all love movies seem to be bursting throughout my head- corny: guy meets girl, girl hates guy at first, girl meets another guy then realizes that the first guy was the love of his life, girl goes back to guy and the movie ends with a touching make-out scene. Well, of course this was the case. HOWEVER, I wouldn't exactly call this movie a chick-flick. It seem to be the "battle of the sexes type," and it did not disappoint. I can easily say that I had some great laughs in this movie; surprisingly, and I am not even a comedy/chick flick guy. The whole moral of the movie is something both guys and women can you relate to, and some scenes are just hilarious for all types of audiences. The whole plot of the story was actually pretty solid for this style movie. In fact, the approach of this movie is so unique that I believe it belongs in its own category. Gerard Butler gives an excellent performance, both funny and charming. The humor had tremendous variety that kept audience laughing hysterically at some points. Overall, I really do recommend this movie for the male audience (Especially couples) and guarantee that they will not be disappointed after seeing this flick.


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