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Trainwreck (2015)

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Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.

Director:

Judd Apatow

Writer:

Amy Schumer
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Colin Quinn ... Gordon
Devin Fabry ... Nine Year Old Amy
Carla Oudin ... Five Year Old Kim
Amy Schumer ... Amy
Josh Segarra ... Staten Island Oli
Ryan Farrell ... One-Night Stand Guy
Robert E. Torres Robert E. Torres ... One-Night Stand Guy
Jim Florentine Jim Florentine ... One-Night Stand Guy
Robert Kelly ... One-Night Stand Guy (as Bobby Kelly)
Dan Soder ... Dumpster Guy
John Cena ... Steven
Dave Attell ... Noam
Vanessa Bayer ... Nikki
Tilda Swinton ... Dianna
Randall Park ... Bryson
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Storyline

Despite having a love/hate relationship with her scoundrel of a father Gordon Townsend, the one thing Amy Townsend has grown up believing from him is that monogamy isn't realistic, he and Amy's mom who broke up due to infidelity when Amy was young. As such, she gets drunk and stoned frequently in her pursuit of indiscriminate sex, with an unstated rule that there is no sleeping over once the sex is over. Her current "boyfriend", Steven, believes they are exclusive, not knowing that she sleeps with other men. Working at sensationalistic magazine S'nuff under head sensationalist Dianna, Amy is in line for a promotion, she certain to get it if her next story meets Dianna's scrutiny. That story is a profile of sports doctor to the stars, Dr. Aaron Conners, it despite Amy knowing nothing about sports. To Amy's amazement, Aaron wants to date her following their first sexual encounter, his sexual history in terms of quantity which is in extreme contrast to her own. Also to her amazement, she... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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The cast includes three Oscar winners: Brie Larson, Tilda Swinton and Marisa Tomei. See more »

Goofs

Before Amy tries to use the trampoline to dunk a basketball, she has changed her boots from heels to flat boots. After she is on the mat and her boots are back to the high heels again. See more »

Quotes

LeBron James: What I'm sayin' is you gotta go for it. You need to focus if you want to take it to the next level.
Aaron: Right.
LeBron James: You have to, like you have to give it everything you got if you want this one, man. It's like, when I lost the championship in 2011, I worked on my game twice as hard; worked on my post-up game, and we wound up winning the championship. Twice.
Aaron: Yeah, yeah... I don't feel like that applies to me but I... I appreciate the... the thought.
LeBron James: You gotta take a risk.
Aaron: Yeah, no, you're right.
LeBron James: You have to. ...
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Alternate Versions

The unrated version, approximately four minutes longer than the R-rated theatrical cut, extends six scenes. See more »


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Beat Down
Written by Steve Aoki (as Steven Hiroyuki Aoki), Brandon Salaam-Bailey, Angger Dimas
Performed by Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas feat. Iggy Azalea
Courtesy of Ultra Records LLC
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I liked it
7 August 2015 | by Johnny-113See all my reviews

When I first saw, "This if 40," I really didn't like it, but over time, I discovered that I loved it! I think one must watch Apatow's films a few times to really soak them all up. I liked "Trainwreck," but didn't love it. I'm hoping I'll like it more after I've seen it a few times. It was very obvious that some of the jokes just didn't work. Some of the scenes didn't work well enough. The intervention scene was clunky, contrived and sophomoric. I think Apatow could have done a polish on the screenplay to improve it a little. I love his long films, but this is the first time where I think he should have cut down the length.

Lebron James was funny. During his first scene, his acting was pretty wooden and made me uncomfortable, but it got better as the film progressed. Amy Schumer and Bill Hader were excellent. I think this is Colin Quinn's best performance ever. I didn't realize that Tilda Swinton was in the film until the credits. She was excellent as well.

This was not a train wreck of a film, but it did need some tightening up and extra thought.


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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

17 July 2015 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,097,040, 19 July 2015

Gross USA:

$110,212,700

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$140,795,793
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Runtime:

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Dolby Digital | SDDS | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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