Barney's Version (2010)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama

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The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.



  • Minnie Driver in Barney's Version (2010)
  • Minnie Driver in Barney's Version (2010)
  • Paul Giamatti and Rosamund Pike in Barney's Version (2010)
  • Rosamund Pike in Barney's Version (2010)
  • Minnie Driver and Paul Giamatti in Barney's Version (2010)
  • Paul Giamatti in Barney's Version (2010)

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Paul Gross who plays Canadian Mountie Constable O'Malley of the North also played a Canadian Mountie, Constable Benton Fraser, on a popular TV series known as "Due South" [1994-1999] and having him play the Mountie in this film may be seen as an "in joke."


Blair: Hello?
Barney Panofsky: Blair, I'd like to speak with my wife.
Blair: Oh, Barney, it's 3:00 in the morning.
Barney Panofsky: Put my wife on the phone.
Blair: She's not your wife and I'm not waking her.
Barney Panofsky: All right. Well, then just ask her what she wants me to do with all these nude photos I have of...


On the radio Miriam introduces the song "I Don't Want to Hear It Anymore" by Dusty Springfield. The recording played is the version by Shelby Lynne which was recorded in 2008.


Plot Summary


Comedy | Drama


Release Date:

18 February 2011



Country of Origin

Italy, Canada

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

CAD 77,216 (Canada) (26 December 2010)


$7,502,560 (USA)

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