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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

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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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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Trivia

Although the film was not written by director Judd Apatow, he encouraged improvisation between takes. See more »

Goofs

After Aaron gives his speech at the award ceremony, he and Amy get into a fight. She tell him to put his award down. He places it on the ground. Later in the scene, when they walk off, the award is not in his hands nor on the ground. See more »

Quotes

Steven: [whispering] Amy, is that wine in a box?
Amy: Mhmm. I have red too.
Guy in Back of Theater: What the fuck, is this guy ever going to shut up?
Amy: [drunkenly] Please watch the movie.
Steven: [whispering] Please stop. No, that's not right, don't do this to me.
Amy: Why is he yelling?
Steven: Listen, you always do this to me. You show up to these places, you put me in a situation... I'm a big guy - everybody wants to fight the big guy.
Amy: Yeah you are!
Guy in Back of Theater: Hey, Mark Wahlberg. Shut your bitch up.
Steven: Mar... Mark Wahlberg? Me?
[...]
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Alternate Versions

The Amy/Donald bedroom scene ends differently in the FX Networks version. Instead of cursing when Donald's mother reveals his age, Amy protests, "He made me hit him!" Donald's mother yells at Amy to get out. As Amy leaves, Donald cries, "I only wanted to show her my writing!" See more »

Connections

References Game of Thrones (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Runaway
Written by Greg Kurstin (as Gregory Kurstin), Inara George
Performed by The Bird and the Bee (as The Bird and The Bee)
Courtesy of Rostrum Records
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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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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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2.35 : 1
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