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The Ugly Truth

Year:
Duration:
96 min
Genres:
Comedy | Romance
IMDB rate:
6.5
Director:
Robert Luketic
Awards:
3 wins & 4 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2009-07-24
Filming Locations: 1930 Rodney Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA
Earnings
Budget: $38,000,000
Opening Weekend: $27,605,576 (USA) (26 July 2009)
Gross: $88,915,214 (USA) (4 October 2009)
Cast
Actor
Character
Holly Weber
Holly Weber
The Ugly Truth
Katherine Heigl
Abby
Gerard Butler
Mike
Bree Turner
Joy
Eric Winter
Colin
Nick Searcy
Stuart
Jesse D. Goins
Cliff
Cheryl Hines
Georgia
John Michael Higgins
Larry
Noah Matthews
Jonah
Bonnie Somerville
Elizabeth
John Sloman
Bob
Yvette Nicole Brown
Dori
Nate Corddry
Josh
Allen Maldonado
Duane
Steve Little
Steve
Dan Callahan
Rick
Tess Parker
Bambi
Arielle Vandenberg
Candi
Kevin Connolly
Jim
Rocco DiSpirito
Guest Chef
Valente Rodriguez
Javier
Jamison Yang
KPQU Big Wig
Blake Robbins
KPQU Big Wig
Austin Winsberg
KPQU Joe
Tom Virtue
Balloon Pilot
Adam Harrington
Jack Magnum
J. Claude Deering
Drunk Guy
Alexis Krause
Cute Brunette
Craig Ferguson
Himself
Caleb De Oliveira
Kid
Lenny Schmidt
Waiter
Mimi Michaels
Female Fan
Donnie Smith
Boyfriend
Kate Mulligan
Waitress
Earl Carroll
Security Guard
Marc D. Wilson
Bell Man
Nathan Potter
Waiter #2
Jeff Newburg
KPQU Production Assistant
Ryan Surratt
Bartender
Vicki Lewis
Saleswoman
David Lowe
Cameraman
Yolanda Pecoraro
Sexy Woman
Brooke Stone
Karen
Stephanie Mace
TV Production Assistant
Jessica Lynn Sadowski
Hotel Guest (as Jessica Lynn)
Maurice Andrews
Audience Member (uncredited)
Ashley Ausburn
Girl on Bike (uncredited)
John Bailey
Bar (uncredited)
Alicia Baker
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Kevin Bangos
Stagehand (uncredited)
Melinda Bennett
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
April Betts
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Skyler Caleb
Station Employee
David Carrasco
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Adam Clark
Cliff
Sandra Daubert
Mike's Mom (uncredited)
Sabrina Diaz
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Kim Donovan
Woman on Bike (uncredited)
Jessica Drake
Caller (voice) (uncredited)
Alan Dunn
Comets Baseball Star (uncredited)
Christina Gabrielle
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Steven Galarce
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Jerald Garner
Restaurant Guest (uncredited)
Leslie Gunning
Pedestrian (uncredited)
Lejla Hadzimuratovic
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Safia Hakim
News Station Employee (uncredited)
Justin Rodgers Hall
Himself (uncredited)
Stephen Hansen
Devil's Baseball Hero (uncredited)
Bron Heussenstamm
Batter (uncredited)
James Howarth
Date
Alexandra Nicole Hulme
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Spencer Knowles
Baseball Player #1
Courtney Kocak
Disgusted Baseball Fan (uncredited)
Angel Lacy
Wine Fair (uncredited)
Bruna Matsin
Production Manager (uncredited)
Tina Mayer
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Taylor McCluskey
Station Employee
Erin Micklow
Trashy Redhead (uncredited)
Bob Morrisey
Harold
Barnett O'Hara
Bar patron (uncredited)
Shanna Olson
Beautiful Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Sandra Plazinic
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Bertrand Roberson Jr.
News Station Employee (uncredited)
John Robert
Male Fan (uncredited)
Calo Rodriguez
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Leonard Jonathan Ruebe
Valet (uncredited)
Ashton Shane
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Anthony Simone
Day Player (uncredited)
Rich Skidmore
Announcer (uncredited)
Chris Spinelli
Park Pedestrian (uncredited)
John Summers
Office Worker (uncredited)
Daniel Cage Theodore
The Speaking Baseball Player (uncredited)
María Antonieta Vázquez
News Station Employee (uncredited)
Forrest Walsh
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Tracy Weisert
Stage Manager (uncredited)
Reed Willard
Wine Festival Attendee (uncredited)
Tamara Witmer
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Sebastian "Sebass" Wolski
Upscale Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Carolina Zaballa
Salsa Dancer (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Gerard Butler, in an effort to thoroughly understand the "man's man" in American society, went behind the scenes of Adam Carolla's namesake podcast to observe him.
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Shipped to theaters under the code name "Helpful Advice".
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In the film, Gerard Butler's character appears as a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005). Butler and Craig Ferguson are good friends in real life, and the former has been a guest on the real show several times.
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Goofs
Abby and Mike go to a club after visiting the Late Late Show. Abby is alternately holding a glass and not holding it between shots. The amount of liquid in her cup changes throughout the scene.
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When Mike makes a comment about "Irish Craig Ferguson," he's making fun of Abby's awful attempt to speak in a Scottish accent; he's not saying Craig Ferguson is Irish.
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When Mike and Abby are on camera on the hot-air balloon, it is secured to the basket and balloon lines. When they move around, the basket and lines move with them while the camera remains still.
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Quotes
Abby Richter: Tell me about the doozy. You know, the woman who broke your heart.
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Mike Chadway: It's not for you, it's for your bean.
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Mike Chadway: So there you have it. Never assume a girl is easy or assume she's a prude. There are many layers in between, and it's your job, gentlemen, to peel back those layers and figure out exactly what type of woman you're dealing with.
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Faq
Q
Is "The Ugly truth" based on a book?
A
No. The Ugly Truth is based on a storyline and screenplay by American screenwriters Karen McCullah Lutz, Kirsten Smith, and Nicole Eastman.
Q
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
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For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for The Ugly Truth can be found here.
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A Note Regarding Spoilers
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The following FAQ entries may contain spoilers. Only the biggest ones (if any) will be covered with spoiler tags. Spoiler tags have been used sparingly in order to make the page more readable.
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Photos from cast
Jade Marx-Berti Holly Weber