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It's Complicated (2009)

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When attending their son's college graduation, a couple reignite the spark in their relationship. But the complicated fact is they're divorced and he's remarried.

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writer:

Nancy Meyers
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Meryl Streep ... Jane Adler
Steve Martin ... Adam Schaffer
Alec Baldwin ... Jake Adler
John Krasinski ... Harley
Lake Bell ... Agness Adler
Mary Kay Place ... Joanne
Rita Wilson ... Trisha
Alexandra Wentworth ... Diane
Hunter Parrish ... Luke Adler
Zoe Kazan ... Gabby Adler
Caitlin FitzGerald ... Lauren Adler
Emjay Anthony ... Pedro Adler
Nora Dunn ... Sally
Bruce Altman ... Ted
Robert Curtis Brown ... Peter
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Storyline

When brought together at a family event, two exes find themselves oddly attracted to each other after ten years of divorce. Although the couple think that this affair will stay in a different state, it brings itself back to their own city and disrupts their personal lives. While the couple still maintain other romances, they cannot help but to continue with their affair. Written by Danielle Laskowitz

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Taglines:

Divorced... with benefits. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Official site | Official site [Spain] | See more »

Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

25 December 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Nancy Meyers Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,100,820, 27 December 2009

Gross USA:

$112,735,375

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$219,103,655
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During production, this was simply referred to as "The Untitled Nancy Meyers Project". See more »

Goofs

When Jake is on the bed talking to the doctor he says he's taking Flomax, he explains to Jane if he didn't he'd be peeing 40 times a day .Flomax is used by men to help them pee, not prevent it. See more »

Quotes

Jane: Don't you ever eat at your house?
Jake: Pedro dictates most meals and he has a very... limited palate.
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Charmaine
Written by Lew Pollack and Erno Rapee
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A refreshing romantic comedy
16 January 2010 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film is about the complicated relationship status of a divorced woman having an affair with her married ex husband while dating another guy.

"It's Complicated" has a nice mix of comedy and drama. It's refreshing to see a romantic comedy to have a different formula compared to the usual. It's even got unconventional leads as they are not the unrealistically perfect individuals who have got everything but romance. The plot is funny and entertaining. Meryl Streep is excellent in portraying a spectrum of emotions required in her role, and she is such a joy to watch. Though "It's Complicated" is an entertaining and refreshing romantic comedy, it still is not very memorable or ground breaking.


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