How to Be Single

Synopsis: There's a right way to be single, a wrong way to be single, and then...there's Alice. And Robin. Lucy. Meg. Tom. David. New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, be it a love connection, a hook-up, or something in the middle. And somewhere between the teasing texts and one-night stands, what these unmarrieds all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love. Sleeping around in the city that never sleeps was never so much fun.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Christian Ditter
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.1
Metacritic:
51
Rotten Tomatoes:
47%
R
Year:
2016
110 min
Website
3,599 Views


tiny little love-terrorist.

Plus, your body falls to shit,

and you have

no time to exercise

and forget about sleep for

the rest of your life, right?

Oh, no, honey! No, no, no,

no, no, no. You can do it!

No, I can't.

My body went to shit.

My body went to shit. It did.

(CRYING) And my vagina's

so loose, already!

Let's push! Okay.

MEG:
Yay!

(SCREAMING)

Is that poop or a baby?

It's not a baby.

(TELEPHONE RINGING)

(PEOPLE TALKING INDISTINCTLY)

Robin? This is Alice,

our new paralegal.

Will you give her

the tour, please?

Yes, of course.

Thank you. (SIGHS)

Hi, I'm Alice.

Hi. It's so nice to meet you.

Yeah. Oh, sorry, my hands

are a little bit creamy.

(CHUCKLES NERVOUSLY)

Okay. All right.

(CLEARS THROAT)

Welcome to the law firm

of some guy,

some other guy,

and some Jewish guy.

Just kidding.

They're all Jewish.

I'm really excited to be here.

This was actually

one of my top choices.

That closet there,

is really good

for making personal calls.

But whatever you do, do not

hook up in this copy room.

One, it's just,

like, so cliche.

And two, there's

a security camera.

Oh, I'm not really hooking up

with anybody right now

because recently, I actually...

Uh, yeah, I know

what you're thinking.

They do record the footage.

So, unless a leaked sex tape

is part of your two-year plan,

(SWALLOWS) I'd recommend

hooking up in the...

(INAUDIBLE)

You'll never know our secrets.

You'll never know!

Whoo!

(POP MUSIC PLAYING)

(SNORTS DERISIVELY)

Excuse me.

That's none of your business.

You're kind of making it

my business, here.

Look, I just moved in

upstairs and my Wi-Fi sucks.

So, if I have to listen

to every drunk asshole

stumble out of here

at 5:
00 a.m.,

I'm at least gonna use

your free Internet.

Wow. Okay, hi. Um...

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Abby Kohn

Abby Kohn is a writer and producer, known for How to Be Single (2016), The Vow (2012) and He's Just Not That Into You (2009). more…

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