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I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 16 September 2011 (USA)
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A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.

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(as Doug McGrath)

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(screenplay), (novel)
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kate Reddy
... Jack Abelhammer
... Richard Reddy
... Allison Henderson
... Clark Cooper
... Chris Bunce
... Momo Hahn
... Marla Reddy
... Lew Reddy
... Wendy Best
... Janine LoPietro
... Paula
... Emily Reddy
Julius Goldberg ... Ben Reddy
Theodore Goldberg ... Ben Reddy
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Storyline

Opportunist Chris Bunce remains Pacific coast investment firm CEO Clark Cooper's favorite by being available always, also when he can snatch up deals Kate Reddy largely set up but lost giving priority to husband Richard and their kids. She gets a dream chance working for New York tycoon Jack Abelhammer, who proves most accommodating, amused by her faults, generous and able to sort of draw her back into enjoying life, so it looks like she'll have to choose when he offers her an investment fund partnership. Written by F Vissers

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Não Sei Como Ela Consegue  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,402,201, 18 September 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,659,074, 20 November 2011
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sarah Jessica Parker and Pierce Brosnan appeared in Mars Attacks! (1996). See more »

Goofs

When Kate is running late for work in the first 15 minutes, she leaves her daughter's school wearing beige heels with no stocking, while running, she is wearing black stockings with little heel booties, once she gets to work, she is in her beige heels again. See more »

Quotes

Momo Hahn: I did have a fish once, but then he kept looking at me with these eyes, like, 'feed me!' So I flushed him.
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Referenced in 2 Broke Girls: And the Group Head (2013) See more »

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More Sugar
Written by Simone Sello
Performed by Simone Sello (as Simone X)
Courtesy of RedRum Productions
By arrangement with Shoot the Noise
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Fictitious scenarios
13 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

A mother running a family and keeping a job, how groundbreaking. What's interesting is that Hollywood writers seem to think that working mothers really give a **** about competing with a bunch of Chanel wearing housewives at a stupid school bake sale. I always tell my husband if our child is so easily traumatized she's just not going to make it. Other than the fact that at work you get to meet good looking men who offer you a kind of escape from your daily headaches at home, this movie really isn't all that accurate. It's what I always thought a working mother's life would be...when I was 20 and in business school. Clearly Hollywood never graduated.


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