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The Intern (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 25 September 2015 (USA)
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Seventy-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.

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Nancy Meyers

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Nancy Meyers
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert De Niro ... Ben
Anne Hathaway ... Jules
Rene Russo ... Fiona
Anders Holm ... Matt
JoJo Kushner ... Paige
Andrew Rannells ... Cameron
Adam Devine ... Jason (as Adam DeVine)
Zack Pearlman ... Davis
Jason Orley ... Lewis
Christina Scherer ... Becky
Nat Wolff ... Justin
Linda Lavin ... Patty
Celia Weston ... Doris
Steve Vinovich ... Miles
C.J. Wilson ... Mike (as CJ Wilson)
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Storyline

A retired 70-year-old widower, Ben (played by Robert De Niro), is bored with retired life. He applies to a be a senior intern at an online fashion retailer and gets the position. The founder of the company is Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway), a tireless, driven, demanding, dynamic workaholic. Ben is made her intern, but this is a nominal role - she doesn't intend to give him work and it is just window dressing. However, Ben proves to be quite useful and, more than that, a source of support and wisdom. Written by grantss

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Experience never gets old.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the scene where Robert De Niro's character says he can tell all someone needs to know about him in 10 seconds, what he says actually takes about 13 seconds. See more »

Goofs

During the San Francisco hotel bedroom scene, Jules' robe keeps opening and closing. See more »

Quotes

Ben: "You're never wrong to do the right thing."
Jules: Who said that, you?
Ben: Yeah. But I'm pretty sure Mark Twain said it first.
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Connections

Referenced in Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Honeypot (2019) See more »

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Closer
Written by Greg Kurstin (as Gregory Kurstin), Sara Quin and Tegan Quin
Performed by Tegan and Sara
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Excellent.
24 September 2015 | by alexdmtrSee all my reviews

I saw the trailer for 'The Intern' sometime ago, advertised before 'Spy (2015)'. I liked the premise and the two lead actors, so today (the premiere in Romania) I had to watch it.

I expected a fun, neat comedy but what I experienced was so much more: a great plot, brilliantly executed and acted. The jokes and fun parts were on point, and the world the movie created felt very authentic, immersive and a joy to watch on the big screen - this was helped by amazing costuming and cinematography.

The entire cast had very strong chemistry between them, and both Hathaway and De Niro were wonderful.

Overall an awesome, heartwarming movie. I walked out of the movie theater with a smile.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,728,313, 27 September 2015

Gross USA:

$75,764,672

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$194,564,672
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Waverly Films See more »
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1.85 : 1
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