The 40 Year Old Virgin
The 40 Year Old Virgin ★★★ 2005 (R)
Forty year old Andy (Carrell) is a virgin, obsessed with pre-teen pursuits like video games, action heroes and collectibles. His work buddies find out his terrible secret and take on the task of initiating Andy into the world of adulthood and sex. Yes, it's raunchy and sophomoric, but the underlying sweetness and the well-done slapstick humor are worth it. Along with “Wedding Crashers,” helped bring back the successful R-rated comedy. 116m/C DVD, HD DVD . US Steven Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco, Elizabeth Banks, Leslie Mann, Jane Lynch, Seth Rogen, Kat Dennings, David Koechner, Loudon Wainwright III; D: Judd Apatow; W: Steven Carell, Judd Apatow; C: Jack N. Green; M: Lyle Workman. L.A. Film Critics ‘05: Actress (Keener).