The Ugly Truth Poster

Release Date: July 24th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 10th, 2009

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Abby Richter (Katherine Heigl) is a lovelorn TV producer who, despite a long and arduous search for the perfect mate, is hopelessly single. The battle of the sexes heats up when her employers team her up with Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler), an opinionated TV celebrity who plans to put Abby through the wringer to prove his own theories about what makes men and women tick.

Cast: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Eric Winter, John Michael Higgins, Bree Turner, Nick Searcy, Kevin Connolly, Cheryl Hines

Director: Robert Luketic

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Lakeshore Entertainment, Steven Reuther

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia

Keywords: Playful, Love, Engaging, Los Angeles, Amusing, Friend, 2000s, Quest, Doctor, Hotel, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A romantic comedy depends, of course, on the chemistry between the leads, and here the film is more successful. Both Heigl and Butler find the appeal in very flawed characters. show more

  • If the movie had even a moment of freshness or wit, one honest laugh. It doesn't--and that's the ugly truth. show more

  • Screenwriters Nicole Eastman and the "Blonde" team of Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirsten Smith provide dialogue that has the propriety of the locker room. show more

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