What's Your Number?
|What's Your Number?|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Mark Mylod|
|Produced by||Beau Flynn
|Screenplay by||Gabrielle Allen
|Based on||20 Times a Lady
by Karyn Bosnak
Ed Begley, Jr.
|Music by||Aaron Zigman|
|Cinematography||J. Michael Muro|
|Editing by||Julie Monroe|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Running time||106 minutes|
Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is a thirty-something woman who is struggling to make better decisions with her life. Her boyfriend Rick (Zachary Quinto) breaks up with her when she asks him to attend her sister Daisy's (Ari Graynor) upcoming wedding, and she then gets laid off from her job. While taking the subway home, Ally comes across a Marie Claire magazine article entitled "What's Your Number?", which says that women who have more than twenty lovers in their lifetime have difficulty finding a husband. After making a list of all the men she slept with, she realizes that her number is nineteen, making her decide not to have sex with anyone else until she finds "the one". She then wakes up after Daisy's bachelorette party and discovers that she hooked up with her ex-boss Roger (Joel McHale). Hoping to miss an awkward confrontation, Ally lets her neighbor Colin Shea (Chris Evans) into her apartment so that way Roger will leave. It turns out that Colin was only over to avoid a girl that he slept with, because he doesn't want to give the women he sees any expectations. Ally then runs into "Disgusting Donald" (Chris Pratt), her once overweight ex-boyfriend who's now successful and good-looking. She decides to track down all of her ex-boyfriends in the hope that one of them will have grown into the man she wants to marry, and therefore the number of men she has slept with will never have to increase. She gets help from Colin in exchange for letting him stay in her place after his one-night stands, but things do not quite work out the way she had expected and Ally remembers why it didn't work out with those men in the first place. After a falling out with Colin, Ally thinks she finally finds her match - an old flame, Jake Adams (Dave Annable). She attends her sister's wedding with Jake only to realize that the man she truly loves is Colin. Ally runs across the city to find Colin and the two reunite with a kiss. Afterwards, Ally gets a call from an old boyfriend (Aziz Ansari) telling her that they in fact did not sleep together. Ally rejoices in the fact that Colin is indeed the 20th and last man she ever slept with.
- Anna Faris as Allison "Ally" Darling
- Chris Evans as Colin Shea
- Ari Graynor as Daisy Anne Darling
- Blythe Danner as Ava Darling
- Ed Begley, Jr. as Mr. Darling
- Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Eddie Vogel
- Dave Annable as Jake Adams
- Heather Burns as Eileen
- Eliza Coupe as Sheila
- Kate Simses as Katie
- Tika Sumpter as Jamie
- Joel McHale as Roger the Boss
- Chris Pratt as Disgusting Donald
- Denise Vasi as Cara
- Zachary Quinto as Rick
- Jason Bowen as Brad
- Tyler Peck as Gene
- Mike Vogel as Dave Hansen
- Martin Freeman as Simon
- Andy Samberg as Jerry Perry
- Thomas Lennon as Dr. Barrett Ingold
- Anthony Mackie as Tom Piper
- Ivana Miličević as Jacinda
- Aziz Ansari as Jay
What's Your Number? grossed $5,421,669 in its opening weekend at #8 and grossed a domestic total of $14,011,084 by the end of its run almost two months later. The worldwide total is $30,426,096.
The film received generally negative reviews with a 24% "rotten" rating at Rotten Tomatoes based on 106 reviews; the consensus states: "The comic timing of Anna Faris is sharp as always, but it's wasted away in this predictable, boilerplate comedy."The film's rating on Metacritic is "generally unfavorable", receiving a score of 35 from 31 professional critics.
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