The Ugly Truth


The Ugly Truth
She's a producer on TV news show hosted by a bickering married couple. He's a hired gun, a 'sex guru', brought in to help boost the ratings. When she falls for her new dentist neighbour, the hired gun volunteers to help her get her man. He sets about transforming her, and along the way, the entirely expected thing happens... or does it?

94 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex).
Comedy, Romance.

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Ah, but you suck much more than me!
Ah, but you suck much more than me!

Credits

Cast
Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Bree Turner, Eric Winter, Nick Searcy, Jess D. Goins, Cheryl Hines, John Michael Wiggins
Director
Robert Lucketic
ScreenplayNicole Eastman, Karen McCullah Lutz, Kirsten Smith
MusicAaron Zigman
CinematographyRussell Carpenter
EditingLisa Zeno Churgin
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2009
Produced byLakeshore Entertainment, Relativiy Media

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreRomantic comedy
LanguageFairly strong, fairly frequent in comedic context. Moderate impact.
NudityNone
SexStrong crude sexual innuendoes, implied orgasm, brief sex with suggestive sounds.
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
1
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
1
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
1
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
1
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
1
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Debashine Thangevelo quote iconDeliciously funny, raunchy rom-com
10
Die Burger
Leon van Nierop quote icon'n Genotvolle prent
10
Cape Times
Chris Kaltenbach quote iconA match made for boredom
5
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconThe comedy bogs down in relentless predictability and the puzzling overuse of naughty words.
10
eye Weekly
Adam Nayman
1
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconThere's not a genuine laugh in it, unless you think vibrating underwear is hoot material
3
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote icon Many a member of both genders, however, may wish The Ugly Truth ultimately had a smarter head on its shoulders and/or a bigger heart in its chest.
6
Metacritic.com
48 critics
6

What the People say

Internet
6282 Netizens quote iconA comedy for both sexes
13

Average .. 36%

7

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