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Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

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A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

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Dan Fogelman
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Cal
Ryan Gosling ... Jacob
Julianne Moore ... Emily
Emma Stone ... Hannah
Analeigh Tipton ... Jessica
Jonah Bobo ... Robbie
Joey King ... Molly
Marisa Tomei ... Kate
Beth Littleford ... Claire
John Carroll Lynch ... Bernie
Kevin Bacon ... David Lindhagen
Liza Lapira ... Liz
Josh Groban ... Richard
Mekia Cox ... Hip Hairdresser aka Tiffany
Julianna Guill ... Madison
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Storyline

Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily (Julianne Moore) have the perfect life together living the American dream... until Emily asks for a divorce. Now Cal, Mr Husband, has to navigate the single scene with a little help from his professional bachelor friend Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). Make that a lot of help... Written by Anonymous

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This Is Stupid See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Dan Fogelman/Steve Carell Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,104,303, 31 July 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$84,351,197

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$142,851,197
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Carousel Productions (II) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Trivia

Julianne Moore, who plays Robbie's (Jonah Bobo) mother, played the mother of Josh Hutcherson's character in The Kids Are All Right (2010) and Kristen Stewart's character in Still Alice. Bobo, Hutcherson, and Stewart played siblings in Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005). See more »

Goofs

When in his apartment with Kate, as they are spinning around, Cal's suede jacket is off, then back on, and off again in consecutive shots. See more »

Quotes

Cal: I have loved her even when I hated her... only married couples'll understand that one...
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Connections

Referenced in Estrenos Críticos: Capitán Trueno (2011) See more »

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The connections that you finally couldn't see from a mile away...
3 August 2011 | by gino-cabreraSee all my reviews

I will admit from opening bell, that I do enjoy sappy love movies. It was a movie that made you laugh,cry,wonder and cover your eyes. Steve keeps true to his on screen character and his own real life strength but never forgetting to mumble some sort of funny line even in his most "sappy-est" of moments. I give this movie two thumbs up for its twist at the end and keeping it out of viewers sights so well! I do however wish that they would have developed a little more back story with Ryan's character but still, a movie to be enjoyed by all. Emma delivers some nice side humor along with her friend in the movie as well! I believe Steve may have surpassed expectations of his ability to play that main love role and still maintain his "funny guy" image.


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