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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

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Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

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Judd Apatow
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Andy
Catherine Keener ... Trish
Paul Rudd ... David
Romany Malco ... Jay
Seth Rogen ... Cal
Elizabeth Banks ... Beth
Leslie Mann ... Nicky
Jane Lynch ... Paula
Gerry Bednob ... Mooj
Shelley Malil ... Haziz
Kat Dennings ... Marla
Jordan Masterson ... Mark
Chelsea Smith ... Julia
Jonah Hill ... E-Bay Customer
Erica Vittina Phillips ... Jill
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Storyline

Andy at the age of 40 still hasn't had sex. He lets his secret slip at a poker game with his buds from work. After the revealing all his friends are on a mission to help get him laid. Along the way Andy meets a nice mom, Trish, and they fall head over heels for each other. Written by Kris Hopson

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Longer You Wait, The Harder It Gets. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | UIP [France]

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Japanese

Release Date:

19 August 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 40 Year-Old Virgin See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,422,815, 21 August 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$109,449,237, 15 December 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$177,378,645, 29 January 2007
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut) | (unrated)

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DTS | Dolby SR | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The "beautiful old Guatemalan love song" sung by Javier to Paula translates to: "When I clean my room/I can't find anything/Where are you going in such a hurry/To the soccer game." Jane Lynch has told several interviewers that these "lyrics" were really a practice dialogue that she remembered from a high school Spanish class. See more »

Goofs

When Andy gets in bed and goes to sleep his blanket is one color. When he wakes up the next morning it's a different color. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Joe: Hey Andy! What's up, dude?
Andy Stitzer: Hey Joe. Hey Sara. How you doing?
Joe: When you gonna get a car?
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Crazy Credits

"Michael McDonald -- you rock!" At the end of the thanks and acknowledgments. Michael McDonald is the singer whose video appears endlessly in the background at the Smart Tech store and threatens the sanity of its employees. See more »

Alternate Versions

When shown on TV in the intro when Andy walks to the bathroom and out we see his erection instead we see alternative footage where Andy has no erection and also omits the sound of Andy urinating. See more »

Connections

References Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)
Written by Eddie Holland (as Edward Holland Jr.), Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier (as Lamont Herbert Dozer)
Performed by Michael McDonald
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Brilliance...40 years in the making!
21 August 2005 | by SeminolePhenomSee all my reviews

Andy Stitzer(Steve Carell) is a 40 year old virgin who is pushed by his friend to lose his virginity. During this crusade, Andy meets many women, but one woman named Trish(Catherine Keener) catches his eye more than the others.

Steve Carell shows us to be an absolute genius. His role is perfect for him and just plain "makes" the movie. The movie exceeded all expectations I could have had. The acting was great, the writing was wonderful, and the comedy could not have been any funnier for what it was. If you have seen The Office or Anchorman you would know how Steve Carell steals the show and this movie proves it more than ever. Overall, the movie is just fantastic and is the second best comedy of the year, falling short only of Wedding Crashers.

I highly recommend this movie.


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