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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

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110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.
Writers
Peter Straughan (screenplay) | Toby Young (book)
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Justine Arteta (as Justine Baddeley) | Kim Davis-Wagner (as Kim Davis) | Jina Jay
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$ 27,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,430,294
Gross (USA)
$ 2,778,752
Gross (World)
$ 17,286,299
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Release date
Oct 3, 2008 (United States)

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6.4 / 10 | 64,564 votes