‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ relies on nudity and raunch

In desperate need of a vacation after being unceremoniously dumped by his TV-star girlfriend, a man travels to a lavish Hawaiian resort to nurse his wounds and forget his heartache, only to discover that his ex and her handsome new boyfriend are currently staying at the exact same island hot spot. Peter Bretter Jason Segel may be just another struggling musician, but for the past six years he’s been dating Sarah Marshall Kristen Bell , one of the hottest stars on television. Sarah is everything in the world to Peter, so when she kindly but firmly tells him that they should each go their separate ways, he is absolutely devastated. Later, after attempting to salvage his ego by awkwardly attempting to become a womanizer and nearly losing his job because of a nervous breakdown, an emotionally fragile Peter attempts to put the past behind him by escaping to the sun-soaked beaches of Oahu. While at first it seems as if Peter has discovered the perfect prescription for a bad case of lost love, his plan soon turns to dust when Sarah and her new rock-star boyfriend, Aldous Russell Brand , turn up at the exact same resort. Though accepting Sarah’s lavish new lifestyle won’t be easy for the crestfallen Peter, the laid-back companionship of flirtatious resort employee Rachel Mila Kunis — not to mention a continuous regimen of fruity cocktails — goes a long way in mending the wounds of a broken heart. Fun with Dick and Jane screenwriter Nicholas Stoller makes his directorial debut. Jason Buchanan, Rovi.

10 years later, ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ is still one of the best modern rom-coms

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News News. Spoiler information may be found in this review, so read at your own risk. Back to the whole penis thing though. Then comes the ultimate blow as Marshall dumps Peter while he stands naked in front of her after climbing out of the shower. This movie is for everyone who lost their way after a break up. Only this break up is drained for every last drop of comedy. After Sarah dumps Peter we painfully but with much laughter watch Peter have a string of one-night stands while trying to kill the pain that Sarah has caused him.

Unable to find happiness in other women he takes a trip to Hawaii to escape his sadness but not before multiple takes of him soggily crying during various stages of meltdown. Once in Hawaii, the worst-case scenario unfolds when none other than Sarah Marshall is staying at his hotel in the room next to his. Peter refuses to leave the hotel and find another for fear of coming off as a coward but now he is constantly confronted with his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.

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Sparks fly between Rachel (Mila Kunis) and Peter (Jason Segel) when he escapes to Hawaii after a bad breakup in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

The mids were dominated by the Apatow comedy: R-rated laugh riots that were smarter, sweeter, and generally better than their premises would suggest. He then finds a new love interest in a hotel employee, played by Mila Kunis. When Peter goes down to the beach to take a surfing lesson, he meets the instructor, played by the brilliant Paul Rudd back in his pre-Quantum Realm days. My Hawaiian name is Kunu. Brand plays the same rock star character, Aldous Snow, in both movies, but Hill plays two different characters, both equally obsessed with Aldous.

There, he meets the bartender, Dwayne, who tells him that since he moved to Hawaii from South Central, he is able to name over species of fish. For example, when Peter and Rachel are talking on the beach and her ex shows up and punches Peter in the face. That scene is tense. I mean, he is ridiculous! I love Greg, man. Have you seen it anywhere? Sort of like the exact opposite of this one, in fact.

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Three of the most outrageous and quotable comedies of all time — Forgetting Sarah Marshall , Knocked Up and The Year-Old Virgin — are available together for the first time! The laughs, especially from writer-star Jason Segel, are both heartfelt and raunchy, and the film is just unexpected enough that it keeps the viewer’s attention till the end. The touches of producer Judd Apatow, who’s famously retooled rom-coms to appeal to guys as much as women, are woven throughout the film, but Segel’s script, reportedly based on many of his own experiences, is fresh and original.

And adult. Segel’s script, and his performance as Peter, show that he understands the true nature of adult relationships, which provides the refreshing difference between this film and some of Apatow’s other crude creations. The cast is sublime; Kristen Bell Veronica Mars plays title character Sarah, a self-absorbed actress, and Russell Brand is her new British honey who accompanies her to–what are the chances?

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By Jennifer Pearson. Mila Kunis is considered one of the world’s sexiest women so unsurprisingly, rampant lothario Russell Brand couldn’t resist hitting on her. The year-old comedian recently revealed how he tried to ‘chat up’ the actress and persuade her to go out with him while they were filming Forgetting Sarah Marshall in , only to be ignored. As it turns out, Mila was already in a long-term relationship with Home Alone star Macaulay Cullkin and she had no interest in Brand.

Spurned: Russell Brand recently described how sexy Mila Kunis ignored his advances while they were filming Forgetting Sarah Marshall in Horsey: Mila may have ignored Russell because she was with Macaulay Culkin, who attended a charity event with the actress in ; Russell called Macaulay as pale and scared as ‘a shaved horse’. Russell was mortified when he realised Mila was in a relationship with Macaulay, who shot to fame as a child star in Home Alone. Mila, 29, is after all one of Hollywood’s most sought after ‘It’ girls.

He added: ‘Eventually she said he’s coming tomorrow and there was some sort of fanfare, she was so excited. Object of affection: The funny man thinks Mila is ‘so gorgeous’; the actress dressed up to attend the premiere of her film Oz The Great And Powerful premiere in February. Irresistible: Russell certainly couldn’t take his eyes off Mila in this scene from Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

He’d got longer and looked pale and scared of himself, like a shaved horse.

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Peter Jason Segel is a struggling musician who finds his world turned upside down when his TV celebrity girlfriend, Sarah Marshall Kristen Bell , dumps him for a tragically hip rock star. Breaking up is hard to do–but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some belly laughs about it. Forgetting Sarah Marshall provides that rare treat: a romantic comedy about breakups, that is both romantic and funny. The laughs, especially from writer-star Jason Segel, are both heartfelt and raunchy, and the film is just unexpected enough that it keeps the viewer’s attention till the end.

The touches of producer Judd Apatow, who’s famously retooled rom-coms to appeal to guys as much as women, are woven throughout the film, but Segel’s script, reportedly based on many of his own experiences, is fresh and original. And adult. Forgetting Sarah Marshall features male genitalia laffs presented in unexpected and human ways the nude breakup scene is played for giggles but also deep poignancy , and the language and sex scenes are strictly for grownups–and rightly so.

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Full-frontal hilarity ensues when a depressed composer winds up at the same Hawaiian resort as his TV star ex-girlfriend in this comedy. No hidden fees, equipment rentals, or installation appointments. Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Trailer.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall provides that rare treat: a romantic comedy about breakups, that Forgetting Sarah Marshall features male genitalia laffs presented in.

The movie opens with poor, perplexed Peter, played by Jason Segel, getting the heave-ho from blond priss Sarah Marshall, played by Kristen Bell. They’ve been dating for five years, he holding her purse at premieres while she poses for pictures. He’s naked when she arrives to give him the bad news, and he insists upon staying naked because, according to the wayward script, he feels it will truly be all over if he puts on clothes. Thanks more to the bawdiness than the wit, there are big laughs here.

Judd Apatow, a big man in comedy, was only the producer of “Sarah Marshall,” yet the promoters are making much of putting his brand name on it. It features a number of his disciples, all of whom are hailed as “the people who gave us ‘Knocked Up,’ ‘The Year-Old Virgin’ and ‘Superbad’ ” – all of which made a fortune at the box office and had actors who would work on the cheap. All these movies are about the weakness, in both head and body, of American males.

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When I was 15, my parents took my friends and me to see Forgetting Sarah Marshall. To this day, I’m not sure why I thought the latest Judd Apatow-produced comedy was the best Saturday night outing for a church youth group in Savannah, Ga. My conservative parents surely wondered the same thing when, in the first five minutes, a naked, flaccid, dripping wet Peter Bretter Segel gets broken up with by his hotshot actress girlfriend Sarah Marshall Kristen Bell and proceeds to have lots of cringe-worthy rebound sex with strangers.

It’s safe to say, Mom and Dad didn’t go to the movies with me for a long time after that.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall. + 1h 51mRomantic Comedies. After his TV star girlfriend, Sarah, breaks his heart, Peter can’t move on because she’s.

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But it just slowed down the scene so we ended up not doing that. And still, that experience didn’t make it any easier on Segel when it came to filming. Added Bell of the shooting experience: “Jason psyched himself up to doing it and he really owned the fact that he did write it and that he was going to go through with it. Because I’m sure on the day it felt so much more vulnerable than when he wrote it…at his house…the previous year.

That was one of the last scenes we shot in the film, so we were all very comfortable with each other. And although the beginning of the day was vulnerable, it was apparent that we were all friends, because by the time we had moved on from close ups, Jason was still naked and didn’t realize it. Segel was required to stay naked for a while, considering all the different angles Stoller wanted to film. There’s maybe like a second and a half of wiener in the entire movie.

We did test screenings where there was more of it and people just didn’t want it.

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She refuses to do nude scenes, believing she would then be under pressure to get plastic surgery. Peter and Sarah were going steady for 5 years. When Peter stopped taking care of himself, Sarah grew frustrated with him. This led to her cheating on Peter with rock star Aldous Snow for a whole year before coming clean and dumping him.

After watching “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” the only thing I wanted to forget about was Jason Segel’s weener. But in all honesty, it’s about time that somebody.

Details: , USA, Cert 15, mins. Direction: Nicholas Stoller. Genre: Comedy. Summary: A devastated man takes a vacation in Hawaii to recover from his break-up. Unbeknownst to him, she is also heading there, with new boyfriend in tow. Philip French: The jokes are about masturbation, sexual positions and the search for the clitoris and would either make William Wycherley blush or wish he was living in the 21st century.

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