What Up?

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  • R
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.9  (378,809)
  • 85

What Up? is a 2007 romantic comedy that stars Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, and Paul Rudd. The movie follows the story of a young woman named Alison (Katherine Heigl), who has a one-night stand with a slacker named Ben (Seth Rogen), only to find out that she is pregnant. With no intention of starting a relationship with Ben, Alison decides to go through with the pregnancy and raise the child on her own. However, as Ben begins to realize that he wants to be a part of the child's life, he starts to pursue a closer relationship with Alison.

Meanwhile, Alison's sister Debbie (Leslie Mann) and her husband Pete (Paul Rudd) are facing their own struggles in their marriage, as Pete is struggling to balance his responsibilities as a father and a husband with his job as a record executive.

As the four characters navigate their way through their respective challenges, they begin to realize that what they really need is each other's support and understanding.

What Up? is a hilarious and heartwarming movie that explores the complexities of relationships and the joys and challenges of parenthood. Seth Rogen delivers a hilarious performance as the lovable slacker Ben, while Katherine Heigl shines as the determined and pregnant Alison.

Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann provide excellent support as the couple struggling to keep their marriage afloat. The chemistry between the four actors is superb, and their interactions are both funny and poignant.

The movie is directed by Judd Apatow, who is known for his unique brand of humor that blends raunchy comedy with heartfelt emotion. What Up? is no exception, as it combines witty dialogue, physical comedy, and genuine emotion to create a movie that is both entertaining and relatable.

One of the standout scenes in the movie is when Alison takes Ben to her obstetrician to hear the baby's heartbeat. As they listen to the sound of the unborn child's heartbeat, Ben begins to realize the enormity of the situation he's in.

Another scene that highlights the movie's comedy is when the four characters get stoned and go to a casino. The absurdity of their actions is both hilarious and endearing, as they let loose and enjoy each other's company.

What Up? also touches on some serious issues, such as the challenges of raising a child alone, the difficulties of balancing work and family, and the stress that can arise in a marriage. The movie handles these topics with sensitivity and humor, making them relatable to viewers of all ages and backgrounds.

Overall, What Up? is a must-see movie for anyone who enjoys romantic comedies or Judd Apatow's particular brand of humor. With its relatable characters, witty dialogue, and heartfelt emotion, this movie is sure to leave audiences laughing, crying, and cheering for the characters to find their happy endings.

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