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Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)

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A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people.

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Savannah
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Storyline

Celeste and Jesse have been best friends forever. They dated in high school, got married, and now they're getting divorced. Their best friends don't think they can maintain their friendship throughout the dissolution of their marriage, but Celeste and Jesse don't think there will be a problem. But that's before Jesse gets into a relationship that Celeste doesn't think he can handle, and Celeste finds it harder to move on than she originally thought. Written by napierslogs

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For anyone who has to break up with their best friend. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 August 2012 (Taiwan)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$107,785, 5 August 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,094,687, 9 December 2012
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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Was said to be called Jesse Loves Celeste but was changed to "Celeste & Jesse Forever". See more »

Goofs

When Paul orders beers for himself and Celeste at the bar, he is handed one bottle which is half-empty. See more »

Quotes

Celeste: Now I know why you fucking cry all the time. This shit's emotional.
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.164 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

I Never Promised
Written by Stewart Levine
Performed by The Music Conspiracy
Courtesy of Stewart Levine
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Watched at LA film fest
5 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film at LA Film fest and loved it! Easily the best indie love story since 500 days of summer. Rashida Jones is heartwarming and really funny in the movie. Highly recommended! Plus its got a great score, in a summer full of remakes and superhero movies Celeste and Jesse stands out above the rest as a refreshingly original flick. Its really great to see Andy Samburg stretching his wings and bringing some serious tones in addition to his humor. No other young comic actor delivers funny lines like Samburg. Go see it and be ready to laugh and cry and smile. Looking forward to watching what happens next from the pen of Jones and McCormack.


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