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Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 29 July 2011 (USA)
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A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

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Dan Fogelman
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Cal
Ryan Gosling ... Jacob
Julianne Moore ... Emily
Emma Stone ... Hannah
Analeigh Tipton ... Jessica
Jonah Bobo ... Robbie
Joey King ... Molly
Marisa Tomei ... Kate
Beth Littleford ... Claire
John Carroll Lynch ... Bernie
Kevin Bacon ... David Lindhagen
Liza Lapira ... Liz
Josh Groban ... Richard
Mekia Cox ... Hip Hairdresser aka Tiffany
Julianna Guill ... Madison
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Storyline

Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily (Julianne Moore) have the perfect life together living the American dream... until Emily asks for a divorce. Now Cal, Mr Husband, has to navigate the single scene with a little help from his professional bachelor friend Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). Make that a lot of help... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jacob criticizes Cal for the imagery involved by him sipping his drink through a straw. At the mall restaurant where Richard toasts Hannah, only Hannah and Liz drink directly from their glasses. Everyone else at the table drinks through straws. See more »

Goofs

When Cal and Jacob meet at the mall before shopping, the slice of pizza Jacob is holding changes inconsistently between shots. See more »

Quotes

Jacob: I don't know whether to help you or euthanize you.
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Soundtracks

The Heart's A Lonely Hunter
Written by David Byrne, Rob Garza and Eric Hilton
Performed by Thievery Corporation featuring David Byrne
Courtesy of ESL Music
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I enjoyed everything about this movie.
4 August 2011 | by IronBallsMSee all my reviews

My initial reaction is that this film is the best romantic comedy that I've seen in years. The genre has been pretty devoid of quality lately. So, I don't know if that plays a part or not and I really don't care at this point. I enjoyed everything about this movie. It has tremendous heart and charisma and it's so very easy to get caught up in to the lives of these characters. A certain degree of patience is required while viewing because some secondary characters that feel unnecessary to the story are worth getting to know. Steve Carell's character is the one everyone empathizes with and when the movie shifts away from the "A" story you wonder why and start to think that the "B" story is going to be muddled or cliché or one to endure. Well, they're not and everything comes together in a wonderful fashion. The entire cast here is perfection. The overall message may be one to debate but it doesn't matter because the ride and this film are just so smart and so well done.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Dan Fogelman/Steve Carell Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,104,303, 31 July 2011

Gross USA:

$84,351,197

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$145,051,197
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2.39:1
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