Something's Gotta Give

Synopsis: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother Erica. Left in the care of Erica and his doctor, a love triangle starts to take shape.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Nancy Meyers
Production: Sony Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 12 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
128 min

- My mom, Erica. My aunt Zoe.

- Sorry about that.

We just totally spur-of-the-moment

decided to get out of the city.

Good, that's good.

Honey, does Harry have a robe?

You know what?

I think I should just take off, let

you gals enjoy your weekend and...


No, no! Oh, I'm sorry. Of course,

don't do that. That's silly.

Zoe and I will leave...

...and you and Harry stay.


I'm sorry.

I apologize about the near arrest.

You were very impressive.

Very strong.



Well, I don't think

I was exactly macho.

Trust me, if I ever catch a guy

in his underwear in my refrigerator...

...I hope I'm half the man

you were, Mrs...

- Mrs...

- Right, okay. Whatever.

Alrighty, then,

I'm definitely gonna hit the road.

Ladies, sensational meeting you.


- Give me a call.

- Hold on.

Let's not get so dramatic here.

What are we, four teenagers?

We're sophisticated people.

Why don't we all stay. Your mother

has work, I have papers to grade.

Do your thing, whatever that may be...

...and if we wanna hang out together,

we will.

If we don't, we don't. No reason

we should give up this weekend.


- I can handle it.

- I can totally handle it.

I mean, well, I can handle it.

- Bonjour, Madame Barry.

- Bonjour, Annie.


She took French lessons

after she and my dad split up.

Part of her "keep busy, don't look

back" program.

- Now she's practically fluent.

- Marin!

- Okay.

- Not bad.

Well, yeah. I am fluent.

I'll be right back.

It's an epidemic.

Buy some things.

How about pasta salad?

We had that last night.

- We did? I don't remember.

- Sure.

Why don't we get a spread

and put it on.

Oh, sorry.

Sorry about that.

- My fault.

- No. It's fine, it's fine.

So, Harry, what do you do?

I'm an owner of a record

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Nancy Meyers

Nancy Jane Meyers (born December 8, 1949) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. She is the writer, producer and director of several big-screen successes, including The Parent Trap (1998), What Women Want (2000), Something's Gotta Give (2003), The Holiday (2006), It's Complicated (2009) and The Intern (2015). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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