Takes One To Know One.
Dinner for Winners
|In Movie Theaters:||Friday, July 30, 2010 in 2,911 theaters|
|On Blu-ray & DVD:||Tuesday, January 4, 2011|
Released; Now Available Buy or Rent Availability
|Companies:||Paramount Pictures & 5 more|
|Rating:||for sequences of crude and sexual content, some partial nudity and language.|
|Runtime:||1 hour, 50 minutes|
The comedy “Dinner for Schmucks” tells the story of Tim (Paul Rudd), an up-and-coming executive who has just received his first invitation to the "dinner for idiots," a monthly event hosted by his boss that promises bragging rights (and maybe more) to the exec that shows up with the biggest buffoon. Tim's fiancée, Julie, finds it distasteful and Tim agrees to skip the dinner, until he bumps into Barry (Steve Carell) – an IRS employee who devotes his spare time to building elaborate taxidermy mouse dioramas – and quickly realizes he's struck idiot gold. Tim can't resist, and invites Barry, whose blundering good intentions soon sends Tim's life into a frenzied downward spiral and a series of comic misadventures, threatening a major business deal, bringing crazy stalker ex-girlfriend, Darla, back into Tim's life and driving Julie (or so Tim thinks) into the arms of another man.
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A remake of the French hit comedy "Le Diner de Cons".
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Production Updates (57)
- From Tue., November 16, 2010 to Sun., September 9, 2007
- Movie Insider Tue., November 16, 2010
- added the US DVD release date of January 4, 2011
- added the US Blu-ray release date of January 4, 2011
- The Hollywood Reporter Tue., August 31, 2010
- added P.J. Byrne to the credits
- MovieTickets.com Sun., July 25, 2010
- added a running time of 110 minutes
- Movie Insider Tue., July 13, 2010
- added photos to the gallery
- added the soundtrack release date of August 3, 2010
- Internet Movie Poster Awards Fri., June 25, 2010
- added the tagline: "Takes One To Know One."
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