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I Love You Man, but Not that Much

  • Apr 3, 2009
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I am a huge Paul Rudd fan, so I was excited to see the movie.

But, alas, my fear (and main pet peeve with the movie machine) came true...all of the good scenes are provided by the trailer, which they over-promoted as only Hollywood can.

All of the funny supporting cast had limited screen time...I need more Jane Curtain like I need more cowbell.

Plus, more Sanberg and Simmons would bump my ranking up.

I love digging up the Incredible Hulk though!

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May 16, 2009
This commercials for this actually looked kind of funny, but I hate it when the trailer and commercials contain all the good scenes!
 
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review by . April 01, 2009
A good laugh, generally entertaining, delivers on what it is.   
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I Love You Man is a comedy movie starring Paul Rudd (Peter) and Jason Segel (Sydney). It is about a young man (Peter) who recently got in engaged. After his engagement, he realizes that he does not have very many friends and goes on a hunt for the perfect male friend to become his best man at his wedding. 
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 20, 2009
Screen Writer: John Hamburg
DVD Release Date: August 11, 2009
Runtime: 105 minutes
Studio: Paramount Home Video
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