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The 40 Year Old Virgin

The 40 Year Old Virgin

Judd Apatow (2005)

15 Certificate
Sat 6 May 9:45pm - 10:45pm ITV, UTV, ITVHD London, ITVHD Yorkshire, ITVHD Border, ITVHD West, ITVHD Westcountry, STV
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Our Score
This doesn't sound like much: a middle-aged stereo salesman unwittingly betrays his lack of sexual experience and his colleagues decide to help him lose his virginity. But there's something about this comedy that transcends the mundane and - inevitably - raunchier aspects of the plot. Maybe it's the sharp script, co-written by director Judd Apatow and Steve Carell. Maybe it's the equally sharp comic playing of the cast headed by Carell (Anchorman, Evan Almighty and the US version of The Office), who's rather appealing as the hapless innocent. This will probably appeal to fans of the Farrelly brothers - there's an excruciating chest-waxing scene to rival Ben Stiller's zip malfunction in There's Something about Mary - but the film is sweet, too. If you're in the mood for some superior tosh, this break-out comedy hit could fit the bill.



Cast & Crew

Andy Stitzer Steve Carell
Trish Catherine Keener
David Paul Rudd
Cal Seth Rogen
Jay Romany Malco
Beth Elizabeth Banks (2)
Nicky Leslie Mann
Paula Jane Lynch
Mooj Gerry Bednob
Haziz Shelley Malil
Director Judd Apatow
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: UIP Guidance: Swearing, drug abuse, sex scenes, nudity. Available on: Available on DVD and BluRay Released on: 2 Sep 2005


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