The Ugly Truth is a 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler. The film was released in North America on July 24, 2009, produced by Lakeshore Entertainment for Columbia Pictures . Abby Richter (Katherine Heigl) is a morning show TV producer in Sacramento, California. Abby firmly believes in true love and is a big supporter of complex self help books such as "Chicken Soup For The Soul" and "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus". Coming home from a disastrous date, she happens to see a segment of a local television show, "The Ugly Truth," featuring Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler), whose cynicism about relationships prompts Abby to call in to argue with him on-air. The next day, she discovers the TV station is threatening to cancel her show because of its poor ratings. The station owner has hired Mike to do a segment on her show.
Contributions by Jelans2001, Horkana, and 22.214.171.124.