Top 14 The 40 Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The 40 facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The 40 film message.

In "The 40 Year Old Virgin" (2005) Andy tells the guys he plays online poker before bed. Later we see a handwritten schedule on his fridge that confirms his video game time from 9-10pm. Also, it shows it takes Andy 40 minutes to ride bicycle to work.
In "The 40 Year Old Virgin" (2005) Andy tells the guys he plays online poker before bed. Later we see a handwritten schedule on his fridge that confirms his video game time from 9-10pm. Also, it shows it takes Andy 40 minutes to ride bicycle to work.
Year Old Virgin, you can see that neither Seth Rogan nor Paul Rudd are actually playing MK, just spamming buttons. Baraka's finisher is from Mortal Kombat:Deception, months before the production wrapped. Seth is using an n64 controller on a PS2, and Rudd has a Tee of himself with a beard
Year Old Virgin, you can see that neither Seth Rogan nor Paul Rudd are actually playing MK, just spamming buttons. Baraka's finisher is from Mortal Kombat:Deception, months before the production wrapped. Seth is using an n64 controller on a PS2, and Rudd has a Tee of himself with a beard

The 40 Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Steve Carell's chest hair was actually ripped out in the scene. The actor had told director Judd Apatow just before shooting the scene: ''It has to be real. It won't be as funny if it's mocked up or it's special effect.'' The scene had to be done in one shot.

  2. Paul Rudd wears a shirt with his photo on it. The photo came from the day they shot their work badges. The costumer printed it on a shirt on a whim and left it with the rest of Rudd's wardrobe. When he saw it, he chose to wear it in this scene.

  3. The actress in the porn movie that Andy is watching is Stormy Daniels.

  4. Year Old Virgin.

The 40 Hidden Details

1 - The "beautiful old Guatemalan love song" sung by Javier to Paula translates to: "When I clean my room/I can't find anything/Where are you going in such a hurry/To the soccer game."
The "beautiful old Guatemalan love song" sung by Javier to Paula translates to: "When I clean my room/I can't find anything/Where are you going in such a hurry/To the soccer game."
1 - Notice one of the background actors from Steve Carell's starring role?!
Notice one of the background actors from Steve Carell's starring role?!
1 - Just after Cal (Seth Rogen) asks Andy (Steve Carell) what Curious George is like in real life, Jenna Fischer is visible in a club scene immediately after and is credited as Woman #1
Just after Cal (Seth Rogen) asks Andy (Steve Carell) what Curious George is like in real life, Jenna Fischer is visible in a club scene immediately after and is credited as Woman #1
1 - Year Old Virgin. At the end of the movie when the song plays, the waxing lady can be seen dancing with waxing strips.
Year Old Virgin. At the end of the movie when the song plays, the waxing lady can be seen dancing with waxing strips.

The store hours for Smart Tech where Andy works are listed incorrectly on the door. They are open Monday through Friday 10am-9pm, but also Friday to Saturday 10am-10pm.

1 - The DVD/VCR combo the characters are talking about is $549.
The DVD/VCR combo the characters are talking about is $549.
1 - Year-old Virgin!
Year-old Virgin!
The 40 poster
The 40 poster

The 40 Plot

Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The 40. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Romance
Director Judd Apatow
Stars Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Romany Malco
IMDB score 7.1