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Morning Glory (2010)

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An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

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Roger Michell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel McAdams ... Becky
Noah Bean ... First Date
Jack Davidson Jack Davidson ... Dog Walking Neighbor
Vanessa Aspillaga ... Anna
Jeff Hiller ... Sam - Channel 9 Producer
Linda Powell ... Louanne
Mike Hydeck Mike Hydeck ... Ralph
Joseph J. Vargas Joseph J. Vargas ... Channel 9 Director
Mario Frieson Mario Frieson ... Channel 9 Technical Director
Kevin Herbst Kevin Herbst ... Channel 9 Associate Director
Jerome Weinstein Jerome Weinstein ... Fred
Steve Park ... Channel 9 Weatherperson (as Stephen Park)
David Fonteno ... Oscar
Patti D'Arbanville ... Becky's Mom
Jeff Goldblum ... Jerry Barnes
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Storyline

Becky (Rachel McAdams) is a hard-working morning TV show producer, or at least she was until she got fired. Desperate to get a job, she finally gets an interview with Jerry (Jeff Goldblum) - who is desperate to hire a producer for the struggling show "Daybreak". Becky accepts the job and it proves to be more difficult than even she might be able to handle. She has to fire the sexist co-host, then try to convince egotistical news reporter, Mike Pomeroy (Harrison Ford), to take the job, and then try and get him to actually do the job, properly. And she has to do this while falling for handsome Adam (Patrick Wilson), and trying to save the show from plummeting ratings. Will Becky be able to hold on to her dream job and her sanity? Written by napierslogs

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Breakfast TV Just Got Interesting See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content including dialogue, language and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

10 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un despertar glorioso See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,203,266, 14 November 2010

Gross USA:

$31,011,732

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,040,976
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The shooting location for the fictional IBS news studio is an actual television studio used for news and entertainment programs, located at 1114 Avenue of the Americas in New York City. See more »

Goofs

While Becky is interviewing in the Today Show, the IBS producer is in a white shirt but when he looks at the Pomeroy's cooking, he is in the blue denim shirt. And when he waves his hands to Becky, he is in the white shirt. See more »

Quotes

Paul McVee: [entering a staff meeting] Hello! Hi, hi. Does somebody wanna tell me why I had to log off BangingGrannies.com for this?
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Connections

Referenced in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.8 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Gone in the Morning
Written by Newton Faulkner & Toby Faulkner
Performed by Newton Faulkner
Courtesy of Ugly Truth Records a division of Blue Sky Music Limited
under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Limited
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I didn't expect much from this movie but came away quite happy
15 November 2010 | by hyprsleepySee all my reviews

Rachel McAdams is what makes this movie so likable and cute. Her spunky optimism and always-on attitude is what drives the movie forward and gives it heart.

This is one of Harrison Ford's funniest roles - he plays the grumpy, I'm too good for this, I will do what I want and you'll just have to deal with it, asshole extremely well.

The witty banter back and forth between Diane Keaton and Harrison Ford is at times laugh out loud hilarious. I loved their chemistry and the weatherman's antics were the beginning of when my ratings for the movie started to go up. Once it all got going I thought to myself, "I'd watch that morning show!"


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