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When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of gym employees, Linda and Chad, they see a chance to make enough money for Linda to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo, and those in their orbit.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2008-09-05

Runtime 96 minutes

Budget $37m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 6.6


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luanna shared a tip "Hilarious! Brad Pitt and John Malkovich were perfectly cast."

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olivet_ina shared a tip "Oh my gosh! Brad Pitt is hilarious, he totally steals the show! I love Coen Brother movies!"

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amy_santi shared a tip "This Movie Is Worth For It The Star Power And The Invention... You'll See"

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meredith_healey_gar shared a tip "This movie is hilarious... Brad Pitt does a rare comedic performance and he is spot-on as the gorgeous-but-dim fitness buff"

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dajionn_stewart shared a tip "Hilarious 😭😭 Definitely worth the watch."

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ashley_johnson_8892 shared a tip "The Coen sense of humor is unmatched"

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whitlock_shark shared a tip "Quirky and fun"

matt_e_9966 shared a tip "John Malkovich is sooo good. Brad Pit was great in this too."

adam_jensen_5472 shared a tip "The closet scene is the absolute best scene I’ve ever seen in a movie."

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