Down with Love

Synopsis: An homage to the early 1960s sex comedies that starred Rock Hudson and Doris Day. The story follows a best-selling female advice author who has all the answers until a sly journalist playboy starts asking the questions.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Peyton Reed
Production: 20th Century Fox
  4 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min

"Up With Chocolate. '"'

You see, gentlemen...

the female experiences

a biological reaction to chocolate...

that triggers the same pleasurable responses

as are triggered during the sex act.

By substituting chocolate for sex...

the female will soon learn

the difference between sex and love.

Love for a man will

no longer occupy her mind.

She will now find that she has

the time and the energy...

to move on to level two...

where taking on new challenges will lead

to the self-sufficience of level three...

where the woman becomes active

in the workplace...

and earns and achieves

an unequivocal equality...

with men.

And all this time the woman

is abstaining from sex?

Heavens no!

By level three, she can have sex

whenever she likes, without love...

and enjoy it the way a man does...

la carte.

Well, Miss Novak, your "theories... "

may have worked with

the gentlemen up in Maine...

but the men in Manhattan are not the fine,

upstanding, straightforward men of Maine.

The men of Manhattan are devious.

They're dangerous. They'll be

coming at you from every angle.

While you're watching your front,

they'll attack from the rear!

And while you're protecting your rear,

they'll drop out of the sky.


Oh, one more kiss!

Easy, baby.

Be careful you don't fall out.


Very good. I'll let him know.

Mr. MacMannus? Catcher Block

has just landed on the roof.

KNOW "magazine. "

- Are you Catcher Block's secretary?

- Yes, Mr. MacMannus.

I'm Sally. I'm new.

They're always new.

When he gets in, tell him to see me.

He's fired.

- You're fired!

- No, I'm not.

Oh, yes, you are!

So you can take your Pulitzer and your beloved

Underwood and your change of underwear...

and clear out.

Do you work for me?

You had a story due yesterday,

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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