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Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)

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A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people.

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Lee Toland Krieger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rashida Jones ... Celeste
Andy Samberg ... Jesse
Ari Graynor ... Beth
Eric Christian Olsen ... Tucker
Rob Huebel ... Business Man
Elijah Wood ... Scott
Shira Lazar ... Shira Lazar
Will McCormack ... Skillz
Kate Krieger ... Yogurt Girl
Matthias Steiner Matthias Steiner ... Matthias Steiner
Andreas Beckett ... German Announcer
Chris Messina ... Paul
Rebecca Dayan ... Veronica
Emma Roberts ... Riley
Janel Parrish ... Savannah
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Storyline

Celeste and Jesse have been best friends forever. They dated in high school, got married, and now they're getting divorced. Their best friends don't think they can maintain their friendship throughout the dissolution of their marriage, but Celeste and Jesse don't think there will be a problem. But that's before Jesse gets into a relationship that Celeste doesn't think he can handle, and Celeste finds it harder to move on than she originally thought. Written by napierslogs

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Taglines:

For anyone who has to break up with their best friend. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 2012 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Celeste and Jesse Forever See more »

Filming Locations:

Providence, Rhode Island, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$107,785, 5 August 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,094,687, 9 December 2012
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shot over a period of 22 days. See more »

Goofs

When Paul orders beers for himself and Celeste at the bar, he is handed one bottle which is half-empty. See more »

Quotes

Paul: No one has given a more self-righteous monologue while wearing a trash bag.
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Soundtracks

I Know That on My Love to Thee
Written by Antonín Dvorák
Performed by Vlach Quartet Prague
Courtesy of Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q
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Give this movie a chance!
3 October 2014 | by lindsey_nSee all my reviews

I can't understand for the life of me why this movie has such a low rating! I went into this movie not expecting too much.. I don't mind Andy Samberg and Rashida Jones so I thought I'd give it a try. First off, don't watch this movie if you're looking for something full of laughs. It's not supposed to be something that has you in stitches. I thought it was a beautiful, well acted story of love and friendship. At times it was frustrating, heartbreaking, amusing and heartwarming. It made me smile and it made me sad. Both Samberg and Jones were pretty phenomenal in their acting in this movie. This movie stuck me as a more intelligent, realistic romance for those of us who are over the Nicholas Sparks sap. I'd recommend giving this movie a chance, I'm glad I did.


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