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Man Up (2015)

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A single woman takes the place of a stranger's blind date, which leads to her finding the perfect boyfriend.

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Ben Palmer

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Tess Morris
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lake Bell ... Nancy
Rory Kinnear ... Sean
Ken Stott ... Bert
Harriet Walter ... Fran
Olivia Williams ... Hilary
Sharon Horgan ... Elaine
Ophelia Lovibond ... Jessica
Simon Pegg ... Jack
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Ed
Keir Charles ... Dom
Phoebe Waller-Bridge ... Katie
Robert Wilfort ... Ryan
Paul Thornley ... Adam
Henry Lloyd-Hughes ... Daniel
James Reilly James Reilly ... Cloakroom Attendant (as James Oliver Reilly)
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Storyline

A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling up to London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old divorcee, Jack, who mistakes her for his 24 year old blind date. Nancy, deciding to go with it, happens to hop on the most chaotic yet hilarious journey of her life which neither of them will ever forget. There is drinking, truths, an old stalker class mate with a long standing crush, lost divorce papers, lost hopes, competitive indoor sports and yeah Jack finding out the truth that Nancy isn't his blind date. 'Man Up' a romantic comedy about taking chances, finding about being yourself, making decisions and rolling with the consequences. Written by Samuel Prongs

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Taglines:

Giving love a chance starts with taking one. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

(Des)encontro Perfeito See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,135,977
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nancy reveals her previous relationship ended when her ex-boyfriend went to China "to find" himself. Simon Pegg's character in Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014) did just that. See more »

Goofs

When Nancy is on the train at the start of the movie, the end and length of the filled roll she is eating keeps changing. See more »

Quotes

Nancy: You're just - - you're an emotional jigsaw at the moment but you're gonna piece yourself back together. You know, start with the corners. Look for the blue bits.
Jack: And where do I find these "blue bits"?
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Connections

Featured in Projector: Man Up/A Royal Night Out (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

The Reflex
Written by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor and Roger Taylor
Published by Gloucester Place
Music Ltd./EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by Duran Duran
Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd.
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Well done

At times very uncomfortable and awkward,but well paced and with balanced emotional scenes


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