• The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

Release Date: August 19th, 2005

DVD Release Date: December 13th, 2005

R |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

Andy Stitzer (Steve Carell) is an amiable single guy who works at a big-box store. Living alone, 40-year-old Andy spends his free time playing video games and curating his action-figure collection. Despite his age, Andy has never had sex, so his friends, including the laid-back David (Paul Rudd), push Andy towards losing his virginity. While attempting to get over his awkwardness around female customers, Andy meets local shop owner Trish (Catherine Keener), and they begin a tentative romance.

Cast: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Leslie Mann, Jane Lynch

Director: Judd Apatow

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Apatow Productions, Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: 2000s, Cheeky, Playful, Friend, Friendship, Love, Amusing, Los Angeles, Growing up

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Surprisingly insightful, as buddy comedies go, and it has a good heart and a lovable hero. show more

  • 88
    Allison BenediktChicago Tribune

    Yes, Steve Carell can carry a movie. Yes, Judd Apatow can direct a movie. Yes, we'll all relate to a middle-aged virgin. And yes, when an aesthetician yells to her assistant "we're gonna need more wax," you best run. show more

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sticking to one joke in an unconscionably long film makes for a very stale, witless and repetitive comedy. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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