R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.
The book that the staffer (Chris O'Dowd) was reading, in the scene where Clayton Harding calls, is the the novel "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People", the book on which this film was based.
I sent the fish, you know, goldfish in a bowl. Did she get them?
Sophie Maes' Assistant: Yes, but they were dead!
Sidney Young: All of them?
Sophie Maes' Assistant: Yeah, it was kind of shocking actually! Were they dead when you send them?
Sidney Young: No no, who sends people dead fish?
Sophie Maes' Assistant: The Mafia?
Alison vomits in Sidney's lap while in the car on the way to Sidney's apartment yet when they arrive his pants are perfectly clean.
£1,154,607 (UK) (5 October 2008)
$2,778,752 (USA) (11 December 2008)