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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

37 Ratings: 2.9
Comedy movie directed by Judd Apatow

Cult comic actor Steve Carell--long adored for his supporting work onThe Daily Showand in movies likeBruce AlmightyandAnchorman--leaps into leading man status withThe 40 Year-Old Virgin. There's no point describing the plot; it's about how a … see full wiki

Director: Judd Apatow
Genre: Comedy
5 reviews about The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
review by . November 15, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Steve Carell's '40 Year Old Virgin' is an immature mess. The man, well, yes..., even the movie. Maybe it's even a contrived mess, but the results are gratifying--no pun intended!    Andy (Carell) is an isolated employee at "Smart Tech," a generic version of something like Best Buy. There's he's an invisible nerd who has little connection with his fellow employees as he does to significant others at home. (At least there, he has apartment neighbors, an elderly African-American …
review by . April 18, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
This movie was just ok as far as entertainment value goes. If you saw the trailer you already have seen all the laughs in it. The premise seems to be the more a guy is into toys, comic books and basic collectible items (the main character likes to hand paint toy soldiers and rides a bicycle for transportation), the less likely he will ever make it with a girl. A likeable electronic salesman who is all those things has never had any relationship with a woman. His work buddies realize this and try …
review by . March 13, 2006
Steve Carell has a winner on his hands with "The 40-Year-Old Virgin." It's a raunchy, laugh-out-loud adult comedy that's worthy of multiple viewings. Unlike most adult comedies that rely strictly on gross-out and sexual humor, there's actually a message behind all of the silliness in this flick.     The story is simple, Carell is forty, a virgin, and has a few buds who are determined to get him a little nookie. They're initial attempts are hilarious. As the story goes on, however, …
review by . February 23, 2006
You got to give a hand to Steve Carnell and Paul Rudd for trying. Unlike other movies, comedies are usually hard to rate or sum up when there really good (like Wedding Crashers) but easy to criticize if there bad (like this movie).     The movie started out with a good concept, and progressed pretty nicely, but by the middle of the movie, I felt like the comedy just ran too dry. Lets face it, Steve Carnell doesn't have the star power or comedy laughter of a will Ferrell, Owen …
review by . January 10, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Raucous humor, outrageous interpersonal situations, potty mouth, and over the top jokes have long been the successful turf of countless summer movies aimed at the teen crowd, films such as the endless American Pie series, Dumb and Dumberer, There's Something About Mary, etc. Now there is a new trend aimed at the thirty to forty something audiences that mimics the earlier teen subjects. THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN falls into this category along with WEDDING CRASHERS et al, but there is a difference with …
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