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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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Trivia

In one scene, Robert De Niro's character is confused as to who Jay-Z is. This is an in-joke about the beef Robert De Niro and Jay-Z have had since 2012. See more »

Goofs

At approximately 51 minutes Jules joins Ben to share pizza and a beer. Ben stands up and buttons his coat as Jules approaches. He then sits down without unbuttoning his coat. The camera quickly changes to a shot of Ben seated and his coat is unbuttoned. See more »

Quotes

Jules: I'll call you when I have something for you to do.
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Soundtracks

Deed I Do
Written by Fred Rose and Walter Hirsch
Performed by Ray Charles
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Pretty funny, great story all can relate to no matter your age or sex. NOT a romance.
17 September 2015 | by chaplinman13See all my reviews

I caught an advance screening of this last night. The theater was close to being packed with men, woman and children. The movie was surprisingly quite funny; didn't know anything about it before viewing. The entire theater ended up cracking up numerous times. There were various times I felt bad for De Niro's character, but he was optimistic and didn't let it effect him, so it was great. There were a couple of instances I would have never guessed things about the movie. There is one scenario in the story that is tough; what would you do if put in that circumstance. I believe ages 20-80 can relate to this movie. We had De Niro's aspect as well as Hathaway's. Good storyline. The "Intern" group of guys were funny too. I'd see this again.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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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Company Credits

Production Co:

Waverly Films See more »
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Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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