I Love You, Man (originally titled Let's Be Friends) is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by John Hamburg and written by Hamburg, based on a script previously by Larry Levin. The film stars Paul Rudd as a friendless man looking for a best man for his upcoming wedding. However, his new friend (Jason Segel) is straining his relationship with his bride.
The film was released theatrically in North America on March 20, 2009, to mostly positive reviews. It opened second at the box office next to Knowing, and was a modest hit, grossing $91 million on a $40 million budget. This movie marks the third collaboration between Jason Segel and Paul Rudd, who had worked together on Knocked Up and Forgetting Sarah Marshall previously.