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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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Two total strangers. One big lie. A blind date like no other. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When they return to Waterloo, it is meant to be 10pm. The access to the Underground was closed, it must have been filmed in the middle of the night. See more »

Quotes

Nancy: No, don't be sad. God, I'm not sad... I'm a bit sad. But I'm also quite proud of myself 'cause I tried. And, you know, no, it didn't work out, but... I got a hint of what could be out there for me. You know, a fun, loving, crazy, contradictory, long, happy life with someone.
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Connections

References Wall Street (1987) See more »

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Have Love Will Travel
Written by Richard Berry
Published by Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd.,
Administered by Music Sales Creative
Performed by Hard Livings
Courtesy of Virgin EMI Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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Quite a lovely one
22 September 2015 | by carlarsmendesSee all my reviews

My advice? Watch it? nd don't watch the trailer, there is no need

I wasn't expecting a typical American comedy, since I usually appreciate Simon Pegg's work. But I wasn't expecting to enjoy it this much. It seemed to me like a romantic movie but realistic in many ways - Including the fact that the actors are not typically young and gorgeous from every angle - They are beautiful yes, in their own authentic way, much like their characters I think.

And of course it's a cliché film in many ways, but still made me smile and laugh out loud many times. I will recommend to my friends who appreciate quality cinema. It's one of the good ones!


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