Knocked Up (2007, USA) C-133m. ** D: Judd Apatow. Starring Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel, Jay Baruchel, Joanna Kerns, Harold Ramis, cameos by Jessica Alba, Steve Carell, Andy Dick, James Franco, Eva Mednes (as themselves). Heigl works for television and is moving up on the career ladder, when an unfortunate(?) one-night-stand with slacker Rogen makes her pregnant. She tries to make the best of the situation and keep the child, even if Rogen has no outlook at all. Some laugh-out-loud scenes and bitter truths about relationships, but overlength takes some of the movie's edge away. From the director of THE 40-YEAR OLD VIRGIN (2005).



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