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Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

  • Rate: 7.5/10 total 172,204 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
  • Release Date: 29 July 2011 (USA)
  • Runtime: USA:118 min
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  • IMDb page: Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
  • Rate: 7.5/10 total 172,204 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
  • Release Date: 29 July 2011 (USA)
  • Runtime: USA:118 min
  • Filming Location: Red Carpet Wine & Spirits – 400 East Glenoaks Boulevard, Glendale, California, USA
  • Budget: $50,000,000(estimated)
  • Gross: $142,851,197(Worldwide)(24 November 2011)
  • Stars: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Julianne Moore|See full cast and crew
  • Original Music By: Christophe Beck  Nick Urata   
  • Soundtrack: Komponent (Telefon Tel Aviv Remix)
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS
  • Plot Keyword: Bar | Friend | Divorce | Girl | Dream

Writing Credits By:

  • Dan Fogelman (written by)

Known Trivia

  • The feature film debut of Josh Groban.
  • Shipped to theaters under the code name “First Date”.
  • Emma Stone is a mere three days older than Analeigh Tipton. However, her character Hannah (approx. 24-25 years) is almost ten years older than Tipton’s Jessica (17 years).
  • When Jonah Bobo’s character, Robbie, is deleting Jessica’s number from his cellphone you can read that another contact in his phone is ‘Joey K’. Joey King is the name of the actress playing Molly, his sister on screen.
  • The cocktail that Jacob drinks and makes throughout the movie is an “Old Fashioned,” considered by some historians to be the first American cocktail. The recipe usually included sugar and bitters muddled together, club soda and ice, rye whisky, and a large slice of orange peel.
  • Julianne Moore, who plays Robbie’s (Jonah Bobo) mother, played the mother of Josh Hutcherson’s character in The Kids Are All Right. Bobo and Hutcherson played brothers in Zathura: A Space Adventure.
  • Robbie’s class is studying the Scarlet Letter. This novel is the basis for Emma Stone’s previous movie Easy A.
  • Molly Weaver’s face is never shown in full light until the third act reveal.
  • They were actually giving a free iPad on set to whoever came up with a title for the film.
  • The golden round shaped symbol that Kate (Marisa Tomei) is wearing in the scene when Cal (Steve Carell) hits on her actually refers to a married women in the Indian tradition, although she is single here.

Goofs: Continuity: When Jacob is standing naked in front of Cal at the gym the conversation moves from the locker room to the sauna when the camera switches between characters, but the characters never switch positions.

Plot: A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars. Full summary »  »

Story: Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily (Julianne Moore) have the perfect life together living the American dream… until Emily asks for a divorce. Now Cal, Mr Husband, has to navigate the single scene with a little help from his professional bachelor friend Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). Make that a lot of help…Written by Anonymous  


Synopsis: Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) gets the surprise of his life when he learns that his wife Emily (Julianne Moore) cheated on him with a coworker, David Lindhagen (Kevin Bacon), and wants a divorce. After moving into his own apartment, Cal begins frequenting a bar night after night, talking loudly about his divorce, until he attracts the attention of a young man named Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). Jacob is a womanizer who successfully beds women each night, although a young woman named Hannah (Emma Stone) recently rejected his advances. Taking pity on Cal, Jacob agrees to teach him how to pick up women. Jacob takes Cal shopping, outfitting him with an entirely new wardrobe and begins teaching him the art of seduction. As they spend their evenings at the bar together, a friendship begins to blossom.

On Cal’s first attempt to seduce a woman he meets a teacher named Kate (Marisa Tomei). She initially rejects his awkward advances, but eventually they sleep together at his apartment. In the following weeks, Cal manages to successfully seduce multiple women, although he remains troubled by his crumbling marriage. He only sees Emily again at a parent teacher conference at his 13 year-old son Robbie’s (Jonah Bobo) school. They almost reconcile but the teacher they are meeting with turns out to be Kate, and Emily learns of Cal’s recent womanizing. She leaves in disgust and begins dating David.

Meanwhile, Hannah, a law student, is about to take the bar exam and is expecting a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Richard (Josh Groban). Hannah’s best friend, Liz (Liza Lapira), doesn’t think she is happy with Richard and thinks she should have hooked up with Jacob the night the two met. After Hannah passes the bar exam, Richard does not propose, but instead extends a job offer at his law firm, leaving Hannah hurt and disappointed. Hannah storms from the restaurant and returns to the bar where she originally rejected Jacob’s advances. Upon finding Jacob at the bar, Hannah pulls his attention from another young woman and embraces him in a passionate kiss. The two return to Jacob’s home and plan to have sex, but end up staying awake all night talking about themselves. Jacob soon starts a relationship with Hannah, and as a result of the amount of time they spend together, ends up distancing himself from Cal. Cal, not understanding why Jacob is avoiding his phone calls, slips back into a lonely and depressive state.

At the same time, Robbie makes numerous grand gestures to try to win the heart of his 17-year-old babysitter, Jessica Riley (Analeigh Tipton). Robbie tells Cal that he believes Jessica is his soulmate just like he believes Emily is Cal’s soulmate. Unfortunately, Jessica is not only repulsed by Robbie’s advances, but also harbors a crush on Cal. After learning of Cal’s womanizing, Jessica, on the advice of a classmate, takes naked photos of herself to send to Cal and tucks them away in an envelope inside her dresser drawer.

Later, when Cal is maintaining the backyard of the house at night, which he has been secretly doing since the divorce, he sees Emily making a call to him through the window, asking him for help relighting the pilot light of the furnace. Seeing that she is nowhere near the furnace and that the call was a pretense to talk to him, Cal decides to try win her back.

Meanwhile, as Jacob and Hannah peruse the aisles of a store, Jacob finally decides to return Cal’s calls and apologizes for being unreachable. He tells Cal that he needs advice because he thinks he is falling for a girl (Hannah) and that he is on the way to meet her mother. Cal reassures Jacob, telling him to just be himself, and gets off the phone, pleased that Jacob finally called back and that he was able to give Jacob some advice rather than the other way around.

In preparation for winning his wife back, Cal and his kids create a makeshift mini golf set in their backyard to remind Emily of their first date. During the gathering, Jacob and Hannah show up at the house unexpectedly and Hannah is revealed to be Cal and Emily’s daughter. At that moment, Jessica’s father, Bernie (John Carroll Lynch), shows up and attacks Cal, having seen the naked pictures of Jessica in the envelope addressed to Cal. Jessica arrives and desperately tries to stop her father’s attacks, telling him that Cal knew nothing of the pictures. Robbie gets upset that Cal is Jessica’s secret crush. David also arrives to return Emily’s jacket from a previous date. Jacob responds by attacking David for stealing Emily away from Cal. Cal, Jacob, David, and Bernie then get into a scuffle which is soon broken up by the police, after which Cal leaves everyone in frustration.

Cal starts spending his time at the bar again and receives a visit from Jacob, who confesses that he is in love with Hannah. Cal, however, cannot approve of their relationship because he has seen Jacob’s womanizing ways.

At Robbie’s eighth grade graduation, Robbie is the Salutatorian and gives a speech about how he no longer believes in true love and soulmates. Cal stops him and instead begins to recount his courtship with Emily to the audience, saying that, while he doesn’t know if things will work out, he will never give up on Emily. With renewed faith, Robbie reaffirms his love for Jessica to audience applause. After the ceremony, Cal finally approves of Jacob and Hannah’s relationship. Jessica, flattered by Robbie’s declaration of love, gives him an envelope possibly containing the nude photos of herself to "get him through high school." Cal and Emily have a laugh talking about the events that have transpired the past year, as Robbie looks on at them and grins.


FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Eryn Brown known as co-producer
  • Steve Carell known as producer
  • Vance DeGeneres known as executive producer
  • Denise Di Novi known as producer
  • Jeffrey Harlacker known as associate producer
  • Charlie Hartsock known as executive producer
  • David Siegel known as executive producer (as David A. Siegel)

FullCast & Crew:

  • Steve Carell known as Cal Weaver
  • Ryan Gosling known as Jacob Palmer
  • Julianne Moore known as Emily Weaver
  • Emma Stone known as Hannah
  • Analeigh Tipton known as Jessica
  • Jonah Bobo known as Robbie
  • Joey King known as Molly
  • Marisa Tomei known as Kate Taffety
  • Beth Littleford known as Claire Riley
  • John Carroll Lynch known as Bernie Riley
  • Kevin Bacon known as David Lindhagen
  • Janine Barris known as Heather
  • Josh Groban known as Richard
  • Mekia Cox known as Hip Hairdresser Tiffany
  • Julianna Guill known as Madison
  • Zayne Emory known as Robbie's Friend (Eric)
  • Crystal Reed known as Amy Johnson
  • Joanne Brooks known as Waitress for Cal and Kate
  • Reggie Lee known as Officer Huang
  • Caitlin Thompson known as Taylor
  • Karolina Wydra known as Jordyn
  • Tracy Mulholland known as Megan
  • Katerina Mikailenko known as Stephanie
  • Liza Lapira known as Liz
  • Jenny Mollen known as Lisa
  • Charlie Hartsock known as Sad Sack
  • Algerita Wynn Lewis known as Robbie's Principal (as Algerita Lewis)
  • Wendy Worthington known as Woman (Who Gives Cal Tour)
  • Dan Butler known as Cal's Boss
  • Tiara Parker known as Gabby
  • Laurel Coppock known as Sophia
  • Rasika Mathur known as Emily's Assistant
  • Joshua Sternlicht known as Bartender
  • Jasen Salvatore known as Bartender #2
  • Michael J Long known as Bartender #3 (as Mike Long)
  • Dillon Neaman known as Bartender #4
  • J-ray known as Bartender #5 (as J-Ray Hochfield)
  • Janae Nicole Caudillo known as Bartender #6
  • Christopher Darga known as Lowe's Salesman #1
  • Rich Hutchman known as Lowe's Salesman #2
  • Richard Steven Horvitz known as Lowe's Salesman #3 (as Richard Horvitz)
  • Lauren Stone known as Mall Clerk
  • Megan James known as Hannah's Colleague #1
  • Rebecca Flinn known as Hannah's Colleague #2
  • Billy Atchison known as Hannah's Colleague #3
  • Ehrin Marlow known as Hannah's Colleague #4
  • David Orosz known as Hannah's Colleague #5
  • Camille Abelow known as Hannah's Colleague #6
  • Maija Polsley known as Jacob's Date
  • Christian Pitre known as Waitress with Check
  • Heather La Bella known as Female Bartender
  • Georgia Hurd known as Jacob's Girl
  • Lisa Brown known as Jacob's Girl #2
  • Tingting Yu known as Jacob's Girl #3
  • Raena Cassidy known as Raena
  • Ami Haruna known as Ami
  • Jessica Diz known as Olivia
  • Tania Wagner known as Tania
  • Georgia Treantafelles known as Georgia
  • Holly Daniels known as Assistant Principal
  • Konstantine Kurelias known as Bartender
  • Jennifer Barbosa known as Amy's Friend (uncredited)
  • Christian Cage known as Man Flirting in Bar (uncredited)
  • Olga Fonda known as Danielle (uncredited)
  • Leo Georgallis known as Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Greg Hain known as Hot Guy at Bar (uncredited)
  • Ace Antonio Hall known as Man at Bar (uncredited)
  • Vivian Khouri known as Lounge Patron (uncredited)
  • Leah Kilpatrick known as Girl at Bar (uncredited)
  • Laura McDavid known as Woman on Date (uncredited)
  • Grasie Mercedes known as Waitress (uncredited)
  • Anna Mikaels known as Parent (uncredited)
  • Stephane Nicoli known as Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
  • David Hall Page known as Man in Locker Room (uncredited)
  • Shane Schoeppner known as Audience Member (uncredited)
  • Christopher Villar known as Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Lily Winn known as Student (uncredited)



Supporting Department

Makeup Department:
  • David LeRoy Anderson known as makeup artist: Steve Carrell (as Dave Anderson)
  • Kimberly Carlson known as hair stylist
  • Deborah La Mia Denaver known as makeup artist: Julianne Moore
  • Roxane Griffin known as key hair stylist
  • Barbara Olvera known as hair dresser: Ms. Moore & Ms. Tomei
  • Geri B. Oppenheim known as key makeup artist
  • Peter Tothpal known as hair department head
  • Peter Tothpal known as hair stylist: Steve Carell
  • Cinzia Zanetti known as makeup artist
  • Deborah La Mia Denaver known as makeup department head (uncredited)
  • David Forrest known as makeup artist: Miss Tomei (uncredited)
  • Barbara Olvera known as hair dresser: Julianne Moore (uncredited)

Art Department:

  • Alejandro Aguilar known as construction foreman
  • Perry Bachelor known as set dresser
  • Jennifer R. Blair known as art department coordinator
  • John Bratton known as set dresser
  • Richard Brunton known as leadman (as Rich Brunton)
  • John Coven known as storyboard artist
  • Phil Dagort known as set designer (as Philip Dagort)
  • Nicole Eldredge known as set dresser
  • China Fox known as assistant property master
  • Douglas Fox known as property master (as Doug Fox)
  • Ernesto Gaecia known as construction foreman
  • Neil Gahm known as propmaker foreman
  • Brenner Hugh Harris known as set dresser
  • Robert Kusler known as propmaker
  • David B. Long known as propmaker (as David Long)
  • Merdyce McClaran known as on-set dresser
  • Michael McCombe known as greens foreman (as Michael J. McCombe)
  • Jeffrey McMahon known as construction foreman (as Jeff McMahon)
  • Barbara Mesney known as set designer
  • Anthony Millr known as modeler
  • Ken Murohy known as propmaker
  • Steven O'Bannon known as construction foreman
  • Kim Richey known as assistant property master
  • John H. Samson known as construction coordinator (as John Samson)
  • Kelly Schultz known as set dresser (as Kelton Schultz)
  • Paul Stanwyck known as paint supervisor
  • R. Lucas Stewart known as propmaker
  • Michael P. Sweeney known as assistant property master (as Michael Sweeney)
  • Samuel J. Tell known as set dresser (as Sammy Tell)
  • Robert Williams known as propmaker
  • Rani Woods known as sustainability staff assistant
  • Tim Ackers known as standby painter (uncredited)
  • Bennett Andrews known as greensman (uncredited)
  • Brett Chapman known as props (uncredited)
  • Doug Crawford known as propmaker (uncredited)
  • Eva Firshein known as buyer (uncredited)
  • Charles Kern known as camera scenic (uncredited)
  • Andrew Kim known as set decorating assistant (uncredited)
  • Tony Miller known as lead plaster foreman (uncredited)
  • Chris Patterson known as property assistant (uncredited)
  • Eric Rosenberg known as graphic designer (uncredited)




Production Companies:

  • Carousel Productions (II)

Other Companies:

  • Canali  select wardrobe: Mr, Carell
  • Central Casting  extras casting
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera cranes and dollies (as Chapman Leonard)
  • Clearance Domain  clearances and research
  • Digital Media Services (DMS)  digital asset management
  • Direct Tools & Fasteners  expendables
  • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
  • Film Art  art consulting
  • Go For Locations  locations website hosting
  • Hula Post  editing systems
  • Limelight Catering  catering
  • Movie Movers  hair and make-up trailers
  • Panavision  camera systems
  • River Road Creative  main and end titles
  • Scarlet Letters  end titles
  • Star Waggons  cast trailers
  • Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging  digital intermediate (as Motion Picture Imaging)
  • WaterTower Music  soundtrack


  • Acme Film (2011) (Lithuania) (theatrical)
  • Columbia TriStar Warner Filmes de Portugal (2011) (Portugal) (theatrical)
  • Village Films (2011) (Greece) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment (2011) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (2011) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. (2011) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. (2011) (Belgium) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. (2011) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. (2011) (France) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. (2011) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. (2011) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. (2011) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Warner Bros. (2011) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Argentina Video Home (2011) (Argentina) (DVD)
  • Argentina Video Home (2011) (Argentina) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
  • Home Box Office (HBO) (2012) (USA) (TV)
  • Warner Home Video (2012) (Germany) (DVD)
  • Warner Home Video (2012) (Netherlands) (DVD)
  • Warner Home Video (2012) (Netherlands) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
  • Warner Home Video (2011) (USA) (DVD)
  • Warner Home Video (2011) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)



Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Gravity (visual effects)

Visual Effects by:

  • Cara Buckley known as visual effects supervisor: Gravity
  • Jim Rider known as visual effects supervisor: Gravity
  • Eric Swenson known as visual effects supervisor: on-set (Gravity)
  • Cynthia Angel known as visual effects coordinator: Gravity (uncredited)
  • Leslie Chung known as digital compositor: Gravity (uncredited)
  • Kyle Cody known as digital compositor: Gravity (uncredited)
  • Sean Curran known as previz: Gravity (uncredited)
  • Luciano DiGeronimo known as digital compositor: Gravity (uncredited)
  • Adam Francis known as motion control technician (uncredited)
  • Mike Leben known as motion control operator (uncredited)
  • Ryan Leonard known as digital compositor: Gravity (uncredited)
  • Karin Levinson known as visual effects executive producer: Gravity (uncredited)
  • Yuval Levy known as digital effects supervisor: Gravity (uncredited)
  • Paul Maples known as motion control operator (uncredited)
  • David Piombino known as digital compositor (uncredited)
  • Chris B. Schnitzer known as director of visual effects: Warner Bros. (uncredited)

Release Date:

  • Argentina 28 July 2011
  • Canada 29 July 2011
  • South Korea 29 July 2011
  • USA 29 July 2011
  • Philippines 17 August 2011
  • Chile 18 August 2011
  • Germany 18 August 2011
  • Estonia 19 August 2011
  • Lithuania 19 August 2011
  • Mexico 19 August 2011
  • Uruguay 25 August 2011
  • Brazil 26 August 2011
  • Iceland 26 August 2011
  • Panama 26 August 2011
  • Hungary 1 September 2011
  • Malaysia 1 September 2011
  • Singapore 1 September 2011
  • Poland 2 September 2011
  • Denmark 8 September 2011
  • Netherlands 8 September 2011
  • Slovenia 8 September 2011
  • Finland 9 September 2011
  • France 9 September 2011 (Deauville American Film Festival)
  • France 14 September 2011
  • Greece 15 September 2011
  • Israel 15 September 2011
  • India 16 September 2011
  • Italy 16 September 2011
  • Kazakhstan 22 September 2011
  • Portugal 22 September 2011
  • Russia 22 September 2011
  • Ireland 23 September 2011
  • Sweden 23 September 2011
  • UK 23 September 2011
  • Bulgaria 30 September 2011
  • Norway 30 September 2011
  • Malta 5 October 2011
  • Spain 7 October 2011
  • Turkey 7 October 2011
  • Hong Kong 20 October 2011
  • Japan 19 November 2011

MPAA: Rated PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language



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