How To Lose Friends & Alienate People

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Sidney Young is a down-on-his-luck journalist. Thanks to a stint involving a pig and a glitzy awards ceremony, Sidney turns his fortunes around, attracting the attention of Clayton Harding, editor of New York-based glossy magazine "Sharps", and landing... read more
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Sidney Young is a down-on-his-luck journalist. Thanks to a stint involving a pig and a glitzy awards ceremony, Sidney turns his fortunes around, attracting the attention of Clayton Harding, editor of New York-based glossy magazine "Sharps", and landing the holy grail of journalism jobs. The Brit jets off to the Big Apple and moves from one blunder to the next.

Original Release

10/03/2008

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Cast

Kirsten Dunst Alison Olsen
Danny Huston Lawrence Maddox
Jeff Bridges Clayton Harding
Gillian Anderson Eleanor Johnson
Simon Pegg Sidney Young
Megan Fox Sophie Maes
Kelan Pannell Young Sidney
Janette Scott Sidney's Mother (archive footage)
Kelly Jo Charge Apollo Awards Presenter
Katherine Parkinson PR Woman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Robert B. Weide

Writers

Peter Straughan, Toby Young

Cast

Kirsten Dunst Alison Olsen
Danny Huston Lawrence Maddox
Jeff Bridges Clayton Harding
Gillian Anderson Eleanor Johnson
Simon Pegg Sidney Young
Megan Fox Sophie Maes
Kelan Pannell Young Sidney
Janette Scott Sidney's Mother (archive footage)
Kelly Jo Charge Apollo Awards Presenter
Katherine Parkinson PR Woman
Felicity Montagu Clipboard Nazi
Thandie Newton Thandie Newton
Chris O'Dowd Post Modern Review Staff
James Corden Post Modern Review Staff
Margo Stilley Ingrid
Miriam Margolyes Mrs. Kowalski
Julia West Mother Superior - Trailer
Ricky Gervais Himself (uncredited)
Toni Collette Herself (uncredited)
Kate Winslet Herself (uncredited)

Producers

Jon Diamond Executive Producer
Simon Fawcett Executive Producer
Brian Gilmore Executive Producer
Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Norman Merry Executive Producer
Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Gary Smith Executive Producer
Paul White Executive Producer
Mark Brooke Executive Producer
Laurie Borg Producer
Elizabeth Karlsen Producer
Robin O'Hara Producer
Stephen Woolley Producer
Toby Young Producer
Carrie Fix Producer
Richard Hewitt Producer
Jimmy Price Producer
Lila Yacoub Producer

Editors

David Freeman

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