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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Seth Rogen
Paul Rudd
Leslie Mann
Katherine Heigl
Leslie Mann
Jay Baruchel
Jonah Hill
Jason Segel
Martin Starr
Directors
Judd Apatow
Screenwriters
Judd Apatow
Running Time
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Knocked Up
Nine months after the night before...


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Knocked Up

Plot
To celebrate a surprise promotion, pretty TV floor manager Alison Scott (Heigl) goes clubbing with her uptight sister (Mann). Buoyed by happiness and booze, she hits it off with a friendly slacker called Ben Stone (Rogen) and takes him home for a spot of one-off sex. A series of pregnancy tests later, and a one-night stand is turning into a lifetime commitment...


Verdict
Knocked Up touches places most comedies wouldn't dare, some of them scarily biological, some of them scarily accurate. It's the sleeper hit of the summer, but don't worry: it's much better than that.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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