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How to Be Single (2016)

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A group of young adults navigate love and relationships in New York City.

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Storyline

There's a right way to be single, a wrong way to be single, and then...there's Alice. And Robin. Lucy. Meg. Tom. David. New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, be it a love connection, a hook-up, or something in the middle. And somewhere between the teasing texts and one-night stands, what these unmarrieds all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love. Sleeping around in the city that never sleeps was never so much fun.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and strong language throughout | See all certifications »

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12 February 2016 (USA)  »

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Cómo ser soltera  »

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Box Office

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,750,000, 14 February 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$46,813,366, 10 April 2016
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Drew Barrymore was initially attached to direct, however she was replaced in 2013 with Christian Ditter. See more »

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The address given for the Wall Street law firm where Robin works would put it in the East River. See more »

Quotes

Alice: I'm so obsessed with the idea of being in love that I just, it's like, I completely lose myself. Like, I forget what I want and I just disappear. I'm like the horse in 'The Neverending Story'.
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Intoxicated
Written by Martin Solveig, Julio Méjia (as Julio Alejandro Mejia) and Matthew Toth
Performed by Martin Solveig & GTA
Courtesy of KOPG Limited/Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Rebel Wilson almost made me stop watching
4 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

Good movie + Rebel Wilson = bad movie

I would have enjoyed this film a lot, if Rebel wouldn't have been it. Her character was so annoying that my family and I almost stopped watching the movie. She has the most annoying roles in movies and they still keep casting her. The roles she plays are really one-sided, the recipe is simple: one joke characters, who know how to party and are allowed to say and do anything.

The story line is not too complex, however, for a one-watch-only movie it is not that bad. There were some good puns and I was kind of interested in the ending.


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