Ugly Truth, The (2009, USA) C-96m. SCOPE ** D: Robert Luketic. Starring Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Bree Turner, Eric Winter, Nick Searcy, Judy Greer, Cheryl Hines. Contrived romantic comedy about TV producer Heigl, who must contend with her network's latest star, the foul-mouthed, misogynistic comedian Butler. After a while they become friends, especially when he helps her get her too-good-to-be-true dream guy. After a few funny rants, this doesn't ring true anymore and becomes annoyingly contrived. Heigl and Butler have very little chemistry.

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