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Trust the Man (2005)

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After much drama, cheating, and trial separations, two men fight to save their respective relationships.

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Bart Freundlich

Writer:

Bart Freundlich
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Duchovny ... Tom Pollack
Julianne Moore ... Rebecca Pollack
Sascha Gillen Sascha Gillen ... Baby Maggie
Brianna Gillen Brianna Gillen ... Baby Maggie
Liam Broggy ... David
Scott Sowers Scott Sowers ... TerminEx Guy
Billy Crudup ... Tobey
Maggie Gyllenhaal ... Elaine
Garry Shandling ... Dr. Beekman
Sarah Knowlton ... Elaine's Boss
Brian Tarantina ... Crazy Hair Driver
Justin Bartha ... Jasper Bernard
David Greenspan David Greenspan ... Francis, the Director
Dagmara Dominczyk ... Pamela
Caroline Schlobohm Caroline Schlobohm ... Shannon
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Storyline

New York. Rebecca (Moore), an actress, is crushed to discover that her marriage may be falling apart. Her husband Tom (Duchovny) leaving long-suffering Rebecca to pick up the pieces of their relationship. Rebecca's brother Tobey (Crudup), meanwhile, is in a long-term relationship with Elaine (Gyllenhaal) that has begun to turn sour. Both couples are spoiled and bratty. Written by Matteo (from Italy for Julianne)

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Parejas See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$180,271, 20 August 2006

Gross USA:

$1,530,535

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,353,118
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The children of star Julianne Moore and writer/director Bart Freundlich make their movie debuts in "Trust the Man". Caleb Freundlich plays Cosmos, Pamela's son who punches David Duchovny and Liv Freundlich plays Moore's daughter Maggie in the final scenes. See more »

Goofs

In the scene transitioning to the Christmas holidays, a shot of Central Park is shown with Christo and Jeanne-Claude's The Gates, Central Park, New York City, 1979-2005 in the park. However, this display was unfurled on February 12, 2005 - after the holidays were over. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
David: I need help!
Tom: I'll go.
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Connections

References Funny Ha Ha (2002) See more »

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It is What it is
Written by Daniel Wise
Performed by Preacherman
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Shallow
18 August 2006 | by tragiclaura2See all my reviews

The only thing this movie has going for it is the acting talent. There is no story, no arc, and the characters take an incredibly shallow view on relationships. Just like the other 2 B. Freundlich movies, it is all talk and no substance. Boring and has nothing to say. Tries way too hard to be funny, and all the forced jokes just fall flat. Since IMDb is forcing me to write 10 full lines, I will continue by saying that Julianne Moore is luminous as always, David Duchovny is very likable, Billy Crudup is over-the-top and annoying (scenery chewing much?) and Maggie Gyllenhaal is wonderful. She is the best thing in the movie and rises above the weak material.


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