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I Don't Know How She Does It ()


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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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Kate Reddy
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Jack Abelhammer
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Richard Reddy
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Allison Henderson
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Clark Cooper
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Chris Bunce
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Momo Hahn
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Marla Reddy
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Lew Reddy
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Wendy Best
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Janine LoPietro
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Paula
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Emily Reddy
Julius Goldberg ...
Ben Reddy
Theodore Goldberg ...
Ben Reddy
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Roger Harcourt
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Mika Brzezinski
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Jack's Receptionist
Joseph Amato ...
I / T Guy
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Nurse
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Clark's Secretary
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Bowling Alley Clerk
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Beth
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Marcus
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Roy
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Organic Mom (as Katie Hyde Lewars)
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Dad
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Young Mother with Cell Phone
Lorna Pruce ...
Woman in Bowling Alley
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Towncar Driver
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Johnny Athas ...
Personal Trainer (uncredited)
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Boston Pedestrian (uncredited)
Ian Bonner ...
Boston Cabbie (uncredited)
Jodie Brunelle ...
Businesswoman (uncredited)
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Dana the Intern (uncredited)
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Bunce's Friend (uncredited)
Frank Durant ...
Businessman (uncredited)
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Jimmy (uncredited)
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Jon (uncredited)
Shawn Fogarty ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Business Woman (uncredited)
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Boston Pedestrian (uncredited)
Jeffery Kincannon ...
Friend (uncredited)
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Businessman (uncredited)
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Santa (uncredited)
Benjamin Lott ...
Passerby (uncredited)
Ronald Scott Maestri ...
Grey Haired Passerby (uncredited)
Jeremy McLain ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
Tyler Rumsey ...
Bowler (uncredited)
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Bostonian (uncredited)
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Parent at School (uncredited)
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Little Girl in Park (uncredited)

Directed by

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Douglas McGrath ... (as Doug McGrath)

Written by

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Aline Brosh McKenna ... (screenplay)
 
Allison Pearson ... (novel)

Produced by

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Aline Brosh McKenna ... executive producer
Kelly Carmichael ... executive producer
Scott Ferguson ... executive producer
Donna Gigliotti ... producer
Matt Landon ... co-producer (as Matthew Landon)
Allison Pearson ... co-producer
Ben Silverman ... executive producer
Bob Weinstein ... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein ... executive producer

Music by

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Aaron Zigman

Cinematography by

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Stuart Dryburgh ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Camilla Toniolo

Editorial Department

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Christopher Aguis ... post-production coordinator (as Chris Aguis)
Brian Bautista ... assistant editor
Ernest Leif Boyd ... first assistant editor
Pete Conlin ... post production
Katie Ennis ... edit room assistant
Cristina Esterás-Ortiz ... dailies producer (as Cristina Esteras-Ortiz)
Jonathan Hoffman ... post production
Ondrej Mayer ... editorial dpt
Anne O'Brien ... assistant editor
Tim Stipan ... digital intermediate colorist
Samantha Uber ... digital intermediate editor
Michael J. Wechsler ... assistant editor
Lee Wimer ... color timer

Casting By

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Douglas Aibel

Production Design by

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Santo Loquasto

Art Direction by

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Doug Huszti

Set Decoration by

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Regina Graves
Matt Perry Thomas

Costume Design by

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Renee Ehrlich Kalfus

Makeup Department

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Michal Bigger ... makeup artist: Ms. Parker
Kat Drazen ... key hair stylist (as Katherine Difulvio)
Kelsie Gigandet ... hair stylist: Ms. Parker
Lori Hicks ... makeup department head
Sheri Kornhaber ... key makeup artist (as Sheri Kornhaber Ciliento)
Jill Oshry ... key makeup artist
Aaron F. Quarles ... hair department head
Monique Benoit ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Mark Schmidt ... co-key hairstylist (uncredited) / hair department head: Boston unit (uncredited)
L. Sher Williams ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Jeff Robinson ... post-production supervisor
Holly S. Rymon ... assistant production manager
Jeff Valeri ... production supervisor: second unit
Thomas J. Whelan ... unit production manager: additional photography

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Timothy Bird ... first assistant director
Marcos González Palma ... additional second assistant director
Deanna Leslie ... key second assistant director
Matthew Mason ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Bobby Anderson ... picture car coordinator
Robert Antalocy ... carpenter
Jenn Bubka ... set dresser
Anna Butwell ... props
Kyung W. Chang ... assistant art director
Michael Consolmagno ... set dresser
Brandon Cook ... set dresser
Tracy Crim ... scenic artist
Ermanno Di Febo-Orsini ... production designer: additional photography
Lauren Favelson ... shop manager
Shannon Finnerty ... prop buyer
Sheyam Ghieth ... art department coordinator
Jeffrey L. Glave ... scenic chargeperson
Courtlan Green ... Scenic Industrial
Eric Helmin ... graphic designer
Connor Jones ... art department assistant
Carrie Leigh ... art department coordinator
Erik Malkovich ... additional on-set dresser: Boston
Ann Durnin Mckendry ... set dresser
Ann Miller ... property master
Catherine Miller ... props
Laura Nemesi ... assistant set decorator
Ashanti Ngozi ... art department production assistant
Joseph S. Patire ... shop craftsman
Ronnie Petagna ... head carpenter
Hunter Popalis ... set decorating assistant
Blythe R.D. Quinlan ... assistant art director
Bridget Rafferty ... production assistant
Kevin L. Raper ... additional graphic artist
Emma Madeline Ross ... art department coordinator: additional photography
Andrew Rossig ... key construction foreman
Courtney Schmidt ... assistant property master
Diana Shaller ... scenic artist
Marina Starec ... set decorator: additional photography
Meaghan E. Stone ... props

Sound Department

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Gina Alfano ... adr editor
Gregg Baxter ... supervising sound editor
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist
Patrick Cyccone Jr. ... re-recording mixer
Gary Day ... sound mixer
Mark DeSimone ... adr mixer
Dan Edelstein ... sound editor
Dann Fink ... adr group coordinator
James Gallivan ... additional audio
Dror Gescheit ... machine room operator
Bobby Johanson ... adr mixer
Kyle D. Krajewski ... sound recordist
Sebastien Lacheray ... dialogue editor
Avi Laniado ... Sound Engineer
George A. Lara ... foley mixer
Allen Lau ... assistant sound editor
George Leong ... boom operator
David Marcus ... assistant sound editor
Tony Martinez ... supervising dialogue adr editor
Charles Maynes ... sound effects editor
Michael Miller ... adr mixer
Richard Murphy ... utility boom
Myron Nettinga ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Will Ralston ... adr editor (as Jennifer Ralston)
Jacob Ribicoff ... dialogue editor
Pernell L. Salinas ... first assistant sound editor
William Sarokin ... sound mixer
Ric Schnupp ... adr recordist
Eric Strausser ... second assistant sound editor
Mike Szakmeister ... dialogue editor
Veronica J. Valentini ... adr recordist
Daniel Ward ... assistant sound editor
Pepe Pleguezuelos ... re-recording mixer: spanish castilian version (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Jeff Brink ... special effects supervisor
Doug Facciponti ... special effects technician
Shane Gross ... special effects coordinator
Christopher Johnson ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Joyce Boll ... visual effects head of production: LookFX
Seth Brower ... compositor: Look FX
Manda Cheung ... digital compositor
Leslie Chung ... digital compositor
Steve Dellerson ... executive producer
Mark Dornfeld ... visual effects supervisor
Michele Ferrone ... visual effects executive producer
Wendy Garfinkle ... visual effects producer
Mikyoung Hahm ... compositor
Danny S. Kim ... visual effects supervisor
Mathew Krentz ... digital supervisor
Matt Kushner ... visual effects coordinator
Morgan Miller ... digital imaging
Raul Ortego ... visual effects supervisor
Uros Otasevic ... visual effects artist
Kammie Rivera ... digital compositor: Custom Film Effects
Dan Schrecker ... visual effects supervisor
Greg M. Silverman ... digital compositor
Ben Sumner ... digital compositor
Mani Trump ... digital compositor

Stunts

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Andy Cheng ... stunts
Dina L. Margolin ... stunts (stunt double)
John Vincent Mason ... stunt driver
Kevin Rogers ... stunts
Brian Smyj ... stunt rigger

Camera and Electrical Department

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Tristan Allen ... grip
Bill Almeida ... gaffer
Braden Belmonte ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
John Billeci ... rigging best boy electric
Craig Blankenhorn ... still photographer
Paul Candrilli ... best boy grip
Marcel Ciurea ... grip
Paul Colangelo ... first assistant camera (second unit)
Ralph G. Crowley ... generator operator
Clayton Daily ... second assistant camera: "a" camera LA unit
Stanley Fernandez Jr. ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Gavin Fernandez ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Samuel G. Friedman ... lamp operator
John Gatland ... grip
Eric Gearity ... key rigging grip
Timothy Healy ... rigging electrician
Chris Hensel ... grip / rigging grip
Abi Iverson ... electrician
Mitchell Andrew Lillian ... key grip
Clay Liversidge ... rigging gaffer
Kevin Lowry ... b dolly grip
Bruce MacCallum ... camera operator: "a" camera
Rick Marroquin ... dolly grip
Camilo Mendoza ... camera production assistant: reshoots
Tim Metivier ... first assistant camera: b camera and steadicam
John S. Moyer ... camera operator: "b" camera / steadicam operator
John O'Malley ... lamp operator
Michael Papadapolous ... lamp operator
Michael Peterson ... lighting technician: Boston Crew
Noah Prince ... lamp operator
Guillaume Renberg ... libra head operator
Peter Russell ... best boy electric
Daniel Salk ... video assist
Patrick Shelby ... grip
Adam Smelin ... video assist: additional photography
Darrin Smith ... basecamp generator operator
James Sylvia ... assistant camera
Warren A. Weberg ... best boy grip: Boston
Jose 'Flecha' Hernandez ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Jolanda Anthony ... extras casting associate
Henry Russell Bergstein ... casting associate (as Henry Russell)
Deborah Maxwell Dion ... casting associate: los angeles
Jennifer Ensworth ... extras casting assistant (as Jennifer Ensworth)
Grant Wilfley ... extras casting
Jamie Jacobson ... child extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Merav Elbaz Belschner ... set costumer (re-shoots) (as May Elbaz)
Meghan Corea ... costume coordinator
Linda Giammarese ... additional costumer
Joseph La Corte ... costumer: Ms. Parker
Alex McBean ... costume assistant
Winsome G. McKoy ... set costumer
Kathy Oberlin ... tailor (as Kathy Pritt Price)
Elizabeth Shelton ... associate costume designer
Hartsell Taylor ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Ellen Athena Catsikeas ... location manager: additional photography
Benjamin C. Dewey ... location manager: Boston
Scott Ferlisi ... assistant location manager
Megan Foerster ... assistant location manager
Alexis Johnson ... location coordinator
Justin Kron ... location assistant
Joe Piasecki ... assistant location manager
Julie Sage ... location scout
Joshua Shull ... location scout
Gayle Vangrofsky ... location manager

Music Department

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Celeste Chada ... music clearance and licensing
Richard Glasser ... executive in charge of music / soundtrack album producer / soundtrack songs producer
Patrick Kirst ... additional orchestrator
Ernest Lee ... additional engineering (as Ernie Lee)
Angie Rubin ... music editor
Dana Sano ... music supervisor
Michael Stern ... music scoring mixer
Libby Umstead ... music coordinator
Jesse Voccia ... electronic music programming
Matt Walsh ... assistant to music supervisor
Joshua Winget ... music editor / supervising music editor

Transportation Department

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Brian Lieberz ... transportation

Additional Crew

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Liz Adams ... production assistant
Daniel Altieri ... payroll assistant
Eric Altieri ... production assistant
Stephen Belmont ... production assistant
Paul Bischot ... first assistant accountant
Bruce A. Block ... creative consultant (as Bruce Block)
Daryl Blonder ... film runner
Kate Bolger ... production assistant (as Katherine Bolger)
Nick Bommer ... payroll accountant
Christina Chow ... production assistant
Morgan P. Collins ... production assistant
Melodie Courtney ... studio teacher
George Daratany ... production assistant
Raphael Di Febo ... art departmnet assistant
Roger Dillingham Jr. ... set medic: Boston
Ethan Fox ... key craft service
Erick Freitas ... production assistant
Joshua A. Friedman ... production assistant
Jill S. Goldberg ... production assistant
Jake Head ... adr/voice talent (as Jacob Head)
Lori Hornung ... production coordinator: Boston
Michelle Israel ... set production assistant: first team
Bronson Lamb ... assistant: Mr. Ferguson
Gianna LePera ... adr voice
Ronald J. Levin ... production counsel
Nyna Lyle ... assistant
Amanda Lynch ... production secretary
Melissa Marlette ... production assistant
Matthew Monaco ... second assistant accountant
Rich Moody ... assistant: Mr. McGrath
Cameron Morton ... production assistant
Eric Myers ... publicist
Terrill Ocona ... production assistant
Nate Oldham ... production assistant: Boston
Sean Oliver ... adr revoicing
Benjamin Orozco ... accounting clerk
Chelsea Rickling ... office production assistant
Richie Roefaro ... data management
Noah Sacco ... assistant: Ms. Gigliotti
Greg Scharpf ... assistant: Ms. Parker
Jonathon Schermerhorn ... set production assistant
Lisa Sever-Ferraro ... production assistant
Christopher Stanback ... production associate
Adam M. Stone ... product placement coordinator
Cat Stone ... product placement coordinator
Jay Storey ... photo double
Greg Wason ... production assistant
Chad Welch ... production staff
Sally Winters ... adr loop group
Ashton York ... production assistant
Glenn Akers ... office production assistant: los angeles reshoot (uncredited)
Takina Holloman ... assistant production office coordinator (uncredited)
Serena Shen ... production secretary: Los Angeles reshoot (uncredited)
Jaimie Stevens ... assistant to executive (uncredited)

Thanks

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Michael Bloomberg ... special thanks: NYC Mayor (as Michael R. Bloomberg)
Tony Cohen ... special thanks
Katherine Oliver ... special thanks: Commissioner NYPD Movie & TV Unit (as Katherine L. Oliver)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • Mais comment font les femmes? (France)
  • Der ganz normale Wahnsinn - Working Mum (Germany)
  • Tentación en Manhattan (Spain)
  • Я не знаю, як вона робить це (Ukraine)
  • No sé cómo ella lo hace (Chile)
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Runtime
  • 89 min
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Box Office

Budget $24,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $4,402,201, 18 Sep 2011

Did You Know?

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Trivia The painting on the wall, when they are in the restaurant having dinner, is from famous painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. 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. It appears they borrowed a clip from late in the movie when Kate runs from work to meet her daughter. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in I Know What You Did Last Lobsterfest (2011). See more »
Soundtracks Shoop Shoop See more »
Quotes Allison Henderson: At work, when you act like 'one of the boys', they call you abrasive and difficult. So, if you act like a woman, they say you're emotional and difficult. So, difficult is really just the word for anything that isn't a man.
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