This Is 40

Synopsis: Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40. But instead of celebrating, they're mired in a mid-life crisis with unruly kids, debt and unhappiness mounding. Pete's record label is failing and Debbie is unable to come to terms with her aging body. As Pete's 40th birthday party arrives, Pete and Debbie are going to have to rely on family, friends, employees, fitness trainers, aging rockers and ultimately each other to come to terms with life at age 40.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Judd Apatow
Production: Universal Studios
  2 wins & 11 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
134 min

Why do you need

to have sex, Deb?

Sex is the number one thing

people fight about.

You stop having sex,

there will be no more fights.

I am living proof.

I have no sex,

and I am the happiest

I have ever been.

I knew it. I knew you

were not having sex.

I can see it on your face.

It's all...

Puckered and pained.

I'm enjoying our non-sex

period, that's all I'm saying.

Don't you miss it?

I wouldn't know, because I don't

have any feeling down there anymore.

I have nerve damage

from my C-section,

so everything's just kind of...

She's numb down there.

I could sit down

hard on a fire hydrant,

and I wouldn't even

know that I was sitting.

I could get stung by a hornet down

there, and I would not feel it.

You could put

anything in there,

and I would not know

what the object was.

I used to pee in a nice stream,

and now it just kind of goes

like a shower head.

That is the saddest

thing I've ever heard.

I think you need a family.

Don't you want a family?

No, I think

I want to Clooney it.

Clooney it?


He doesn't seem happy.

Yeah, he is.

No, he's lonely.

No, he's not.

See, I think he has sad eyes.

You sweet little thing, no.

He's doing sad, lonely eyes

to get the next lady.

Look, I can do it, too.


I bet George Clooney

is really lonely.

Just him and his pig.

You'd f*ck him.

I wouldn't.

So would you.

I would.

I wouldn't feel it,

but I would.

You'd f*ck him with your numb vagina.

Yes, you would.

Ocean's Thirteen Inches, that's

what you'd find out.

Do you think?

I mean, that was idiotic, though.

You have to understand that.

That's the one

thing you don't do,

is tell her that

you used Viagra.

I think that's even

on the warning label.

We're in one of

those phases where

everything that

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Judd Apatow

Judd Apatow (; born December 6, 1967) is an American producer, writer, director, actor and stand-up comedian. He is the founder of Apatow Productions, through which he produced and developed the television series Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, Girls, Love, and Crashing and directed the films The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), Funny People (2009), This Is 40 (2012), and Trainwreck (2015). Apatow's work has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Hollywood Comedy Award, and an AFI Award for Bridesmaids (2011). His films have also been nominated for Grammy Awards, PGA Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Academy Awards.His producing credits include Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Superbad (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Pineapple Express (2008), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Bridesmaids (2011), The Five-Year Engagement (2012), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), Begin Again (2014), Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), and The Big Sick (2017). more…

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