The 40-Year-Old Virgin (Unrated) 2005 UNRATED CC

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Andy Stitzer (Steve Carell) has gone 40 years without "doing it."

Starring:
Steve Carell, Catherine Keener
Runtime:
2 hours 13 minutes

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (Unrated)

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Genres Romance, Comedy
Director Judd Apatow
Starring Steve Carell, Catherine Keener
Supporting actors Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Leslie Mann, Jane Lynch, Gerry Bednob, Shelley Malil, Kat Dennings, Jordan Masterson, Chelsea Smith, Jonah Hill, Erica Vittina Phillips, Marika Dominczyk, Mindy Kaling, Mo Collins, Gillian Vigman, Kimberly Page
Studio NBC Universal
MPAA rating Unrated
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 24 hour viewing period. Details
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Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

All of the performances in this movies are very good and funny.
Brian B. Johnson
Some of the people in this movie just make you wonder if people out there really do act like that but hey who cares.
Bone
The real problem for this viewer is that the slapstick portion of the film simply goes on too long.
Grady Harp

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33 of 38 people found the following review helpful By Ignatius Reilly on January 25, 2006
Format: DVD
This is one of the funniest movies I've had the pleasure of catching at a movie theater in a long time. I thought I was purchasing more laughs for my buck buying the UNRATED version, but much to my disappointment this is definitely a case of MORE is LESS. The added scenes do nothing to enhance the original; in fact, I'd say 90% of these added scenes should have been left as "deleted scenes." They hurt the comedic pacing of the original. If you thoroughly enjoyed the original at the theaters, stay away from this unrated version. In fact, I'm so disappointed in this unrated version, I'm tempted to buy the r-rated "original" version even though it only comes in full screen (why the original is unavailable in the widescreen format is also cause for this fan to roll his eyes in disbelief).
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186 of 243 people found the following review helpful By Robert W. on August 20, 2005
Surprise, it's a morality tale disguised as a sex comedy.

Imagine you combined a few of the best parts of Something about Mary, 40 days and 40 nights, Sideways and ( as strange as it might sound) an after school special. Now, throw in more profanity than really necessary and imagine that the combination worked.

Plus, unlike the Josh Hartnett film, 40 days and 40 nights, there is some actual thought given to the kind of person who is shown.

It's not Shakespeare. It's not Once Upon a Time In Mexico. And it's not the Usual Suspects, but for what it is it works.

And what it is, is the smartest dumb movie I've seen in a very long time.

Among its many surprises, is you have a peer group of men who actually look out for each other.

You also have an attractive grandmother who is not the standard cookie-cutter grandmother.

These are just two of the many departures from the expected that make this anything but the one-note comedy that the commercials make it seem like.

The 40 year-old is cut from the same cloth as Steve Martin's early masterpiece, the Jerk, and as someone in his thirties, it's refreshing to see a funny movie, where the main character is not a 20-something.

Plus, the soundtrack is a surprising combination of some of the forgotten treasures of pop and broadway.

Perhaps, the best of all, it's nice to be reminded that everyone is running on their own schedule in life.
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51 of 65 people found the following review helpful By Erik Olson VINE VOICE on March 9, 2007
Format: DVD
My first viewing of "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" was late in its theatrical run. By then it had been banished to the smallest theater in the multiplex, so me and (I assume) the only other middle-aged virgin in town were its sole audience. I wish I'd seen it sooner, because it's now one of my all-time favorite comedies.

Forty-year-old Andy Stitzer lives a comfortably regimented singleton life - similar to the main character from "About a Boy," except chaste, uncool, and with no internal monologue. He works in the service department of Smart Tech, a Circuit City-like electronics store. One day, a couple of coworkers ask him to be the fifth man at a poker party. He accepts, but during the game is outed as a virgin. The rest of the movie revolves around his friends' outrageous attempts to get him hooked up, along with Andy's determined efforts to overcome his fear of women and woo Trish, an attractive customer who owns an online auction store across the street.

This could easily have been another lowbrow copulation comedy. However, it's much better than that. Steve Carell (also a co-writer) does a fine job of making Andy into a sympathetic character. Indeed, I easily identified with his motivations and actions: the bad experiences that led him to forsake dating, his escape into fantasy, and even the mundane activities he uses to fill his solitary life. Andy's friends are also intriguing because they represent flawed approaches to women. David (Paul Rudd) is obsessed with a gal who dumped him years ago, Cal (Seth Rogan) objectifies females, and the serial cheater Jay (Romany Malco) can't commit to his longsuffering girlfriend.

The movie has been lengthened in this DVD edition by 17 minutes with additional and extended scenes.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Del Keyes on December 31, 2005
Format: DVD
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By the time I left the theater after watching "The 40-year-old Virgin", I was still laughing. I've seen plenty of comedies this year, but this movie is the funniest. It's probably the best sex comedy I've seen since "American Pie." Some people are not gonna like it for its over-the-top shenanigans and its ridiculous sexual content, and I'm glad I'm not one of those people.

"Virgin" needs no deep explanations to the story: Andy (Steve Carell) is a 40-year-old virgin, who works at a electronics store, and a invitation to a poker game led his worker buddies (Paul Rudd/Seth Cohen/Romany Malco) to realize that he's a virgin. So for the next 2 hours and 13 minutes, his buds are gonna try to make him put the ****y in the pedistral and make him blossom, and ultimately, he did when he meets an attractive older woman in the store, while trying to get his freak on. Not only does this film have some hilarious moments, like the waxing scene and the multiple-dates scene, but it's also heartwearing. Not surprising coming from the director who did "Freaks & Geeks", this movie is as sensitive as Chris Klein. The guys may be perverted, but they are likable, distinctive, and surprisingly, they develop; the workers try to change the virgin, but it's the virgin that changes them the most. One character I admire is the Andy's love interest, Trish, a hot granny. She's not one of those bubbly love interest like I've seen in most comedy-romances, she's like an older Allison Hannigan, just as crazy as the rest, and that's why I like her. The story is simple, but big characters and wacky situation, plus a touch of morality, kept this film together.

I was pretty polarized on the 17-minutes-longer unrated version.
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