lunch, with no success, and at which David encounters ex-girlfriend Amy, sending him into a downward spiral of depression.
Then, his three friends arrive at the apartment to talk him out of it, so he leaves with them to make up with Trish (although Cal stays behind to hook up with Beth).
Andy chases her car on his bike (to the music of “” by Asia), and gets involved in an accident which results in him being thrown through a two sided billboard truck and landing on the road in front of traffic.
Andy and Trish's first date goes well, and they almost end up having sex, but Andy can't figure out how to use a ) outraged at the fact that her mother is allowed to have sex, yet she isn't.
On their next date, Andy decides to tell Trish he is a virgin, but just before he does so, she suggests that they postpone having sex, to which Andy enthusiastically agrees; they decide they won’t have sex until their twentieth date.
When a friend drops out of a poker game, they reluctantly invite the withdrawn Andy to join them.
Andy turns out to be surprisingly good at poker due to his playing the game online, but when the conversations turns to past sexual exploits, they quickly realize Andy is still a virgin, and resolve to help him lose his virginity.
Along the way, there are very funny scenes involving being coached by his friends, speed dating, being propositioned by his female manager, and getting his chest waxed. It skirts around the topic of male sexual anxiety, mining it for easy jokes, but never really digs into anything that would make the men in the audience actually squirm--and it's a lot less funny as a result.
Carell finds both humor and humanity in Andy, and the supporting cast includes some standout comic work from Paul Rudd (Clueless, The Shape of Things) and Jane Lynch (Best in Show, A Mighty Wind), as well as an unusually straight performance from Catherine Keener (Lovely & Amazing, Being John Malkovich). Nonetheless, there are many great bits, and Carell deserves the chance to shine.
--Bret Fetzer Sex (3), Comedy (3), Kimberly Page (1), Peer Pressure (1), Single Mother (1), Gillian Vigman (1), Collector (1), Dating (1), Mo Collins (1), Humor (1), Friendship (1), Mindy Kaling (1), Usa (1), Friends (1), Marika Dominczyk (1), English (1), 2005 (1), Love (1), Erica Vittina Phillips (1), Apatow Productions (1) Separate tags with commas, spaces are allowed.
released = August 19, 2005 runtime = Theatrical cut116 min. country = USA language = English budget = ,000,000 gross = 7,378,645 website = amg_id = 8215 imdb_id = 0405422, Andy lives alone, collects action figures, enjoys video games, framed a poster of eighties rock band Asia, and his social life seems to consist of watching "Survivor" with his elderly neighbours.
While at work, Andy is promoted to floor manager because of his surprising talents as a salesman.