A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.

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Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The inter-related stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are intriguing and often very funny, and the soundtrack is a grunge fanatic's dream, with the likes of Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney. Written by dirk-79

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Love is a game. Easy to start. Hard to finish.

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Rated PG-13 for language, sex related dialogue and scenes of sensuality | See all certifications »

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18 September 1992 (USA)  »

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$18,472,850 (USA)
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Tad Doyle: Played the guy who Bridget Fonda's character, Janet Livermore, accidentally calls in which he replies "I'll be right over". Tad Doyle is the lead singer of the Seattle grunge band TAD. See more »

Goofs

After Steve and Linda have water in the restaurant, he offers to giver her a ride back to work. As he is letting her in the passenger side, the boom mic is visible in the rear window of the car. See more »

Quotes

Janet Livermore: People need people, Steve. It has nothing to do with sex. OK, maybe 40 percent. 60 percent. Forget it.
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Steve walks down the street past the mime (Eric Stoltz) to the magazine stand where the magazines on the rack start talking to him, giving him advice. He goes home to his apartment. See more »

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References Leave It to Beaver (1957) See more »

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Dyslexic Heart
Written by Paul Westerberg
Produced by Scott Litt and Paul Westerberg
Performed by Paul Westerberg
Courtesy of Sire Records
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Little moments make 'Singles' one of my favorite movies
27 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Cameron Crowe is one of those directors that thrive on making the little moments in movies the most memorable ones you'll ever see in your life. In 'Almost Famous,' it was when everyone on the Stillwater tour bus was singing along to "Tiny Dancer." In 'Say Anything...' it was when Lloyd was driving around and proclaimed how his heart was exchanged for Diane's pen. Crowe also creates many memorable little moments in 'Singles,' which may not be the most famous movie he's made but it's one of the best.

Even though 'Singles' is about twenty-somethings in Seattle, everything rang true to me as I am now, a teenager. The film is honest and real in how couples become couples and how relationships can fall apart. 'Singles' isn't at all mean-spirited or depressing in its portrayal of relationships or the dating game, so it might turn some people off who want to see the extremely ugly confrontations (a la 'Closer'). But the moments in 'Singles' that make it worth watching are when Linda (Kyra Sedgewick) gets to know Steve (Campbell Scott) while going through his record collection in his apartment. Or when Janet (Bridget Fonda) sneezes and gets a "bless you" from someone she (and the audience) would least expect.

Everything about 'Singles' is great. The cast, the music and the truth behind the movie will bring a smile to your face.


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