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Love & Other Drugs (2010)

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A young woman suffering from Parkinson's befriends a drug rep working for Pfizer in 1990s Pittsburgh.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Maggie (Hathaway) is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie (Gyllenhaal), whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Accros aux nuits sans lendemain ou dépendants l'un de l'autre? (Addicted to one-night stands or dependent on one another?) (French)

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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24 November 2010 (USA)  »

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Hard Sell  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,739,161 (USA) (26 November 2010)

Gross:

$32,357,532 (USA) (11 February 2011)
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Some of the clothes Anne Hathaway wears in the film, come from Costume Designer Deborah Lynn Scott's own wardrobe. See more »

Goofs

When Jamie is looking up something on the iMac computer, he is using an "Apple Pro Mouse", an optical mouse that was introduced in the summer of 2000. The movie is set in 1998 when Viagra was first introduced by Pfizer. See more »

Quotes

Josh Randall: What do you say we blow this joint and then each other?
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Featured in At the Movies: Summer Special 2010/11 (2010) See more »

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Macarena (River Mix)
Written by Antonio Romero and Rafael Ruiz
Performed by Los del Río
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment España, S.L. and The RCA Records Label
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Awful movie
7 February 2011 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Do yourselves a favor and don't watch this movie unless you want to see Anne Hathaway's boobs. If you are interested in her breasts, watch only the first half of the movie. I can assure you that the movie doesn't become more interesting or less boring. I wanted to stop the film and forget about it, but someone on IMDb said that it "fortunately, evolves in to something more". I believed the user and now I'm sorry. I think that the producer thought of the most popular things in a movie and he came up with the perfect recipe: drugs, money, hunger for power, sex, even love, unshared love, a young girl's incurable disease, disgusting brother sleeping on a couch, nice old persons who don't have enough money to buy their essential medication and even the greedy drug industry, etc. Unfortunately, is like mixing main course and desert in the same plate, even if they are great if you eat them one by one, the combination can be disastrous. It's just a friendly advice :D


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