How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

He's across the pond, and out of his depth.

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 2008-10-02
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 333 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: UK Film Council
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Robert B. Weide
star 6.1/10
From 333 Ratings


A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Trailer

  • Simon Pegg

    as Sidney Young
  • Kirsten Dunst

    as Alison Olsen
  • Jeff Bridges

    as Clayton Harding
  • Megan Fox

    as Sophie Maes
  • Gillian Anderson

    as Eleanor Johnson
  • Danny Huston

    as Lawrence Maddox
  • Margo Stilley

    as Ingrid
  • Bill Paterson

    as Richard Young
  • Miriam Margolyes

    as Mrs. Kowalski
  • Kelan Pannell

    as Young Sidney
  • Janette Scott

    as Sidney's Mother
  • Katherine Parkinson

    as PR Woman
  • Felicity Montagu

    as Clipboard Nazi
  • Chris O'Dowd

    as Post Modern Review Staff
  • James Corden

    as Post Modern Review Staff
  • Fenella Woolgar

    as Post Modern Review Staff
  • Thandie Newton

    as Herself
  • Ricky Gervais

    as Himself (uncredited)
  • Toni Collette

    as Herself (uncredited)
  • Kate Winslet

    as Herself (uncredited)
  • Daniel Craig

    as Himself (uncredited)
  • Julia West

    as Mother Superior - Trailer
  • Sam Douglas

    as Barman
  • John Lightbody

    as Assistant Hotel Manager
  • Kelly Jo Charge

    as Apollo Awards Presenter
  • Christian Maier Smith

    as Apollo Awards Guest
  • Brian Austin Green

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
Directing Robert B. Weide Director
Writing Peter Straughan Screenplay
Writing Toby Young Author
Production Elizabeth Karlsen Producer
Production Robin O'Hara Producer
Production Stephen Woolley Producer
Production Toby Young Producer
Production Jon Diamond Executive Producer
Production Simon Fawcett Executive Producer
Production Brian Gilmore Executive Producer
Production Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Production Norman Merry Executive Producer
Production Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Production Gary Smith Executive Producer
Production Paul White Executive Producer
Production Carrie Fix Line Producer
Production Richard Hewitt Line Producer
Production Jimmy Price Line Producer
Production Lila Yacoub Line Producer
Sound David Arnold Original Music Composer
Editing David Freeman Editor
Production Justine Baddeley Casting
Production Kim Davis-Wagner Casting
Production Jina Jay Casting
Art John Beard Production Design
Camera Oliver Stapleton Director of Photography
Production Laurie Borg Co-Producer
Art Anthony Gasparro Art Direction
Art Sara Parks Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Annie Hardinge Costume Design
Directing Beverly Winston Script Supervisor
Crew Jo Fernihough Unit Publicist
Art Ray Chan Supervising Art Director
Art Ray Fisher Leadman