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Addicted to Love (1997)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  23 May 1997 (USA)
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Maggie's and Sam's former partners are in love; she wants revenge and he wants his lost love back, so they work together to break up the happy couple.

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Sam
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Linda
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Anton (as Tcheky Karyo)
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Nana
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Ed Green
Remak Ramsay ...
Professor Wells
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Carl
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Susan Forristal ...
Cecile
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Gwen
Maurizio Benazzo ...
Euro-Chic Man
Paolo Calamari ...
French Bartender
Helmar Augustus Cooper ...
Bus Driver
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Storyline

Good-natured astronomer Sam is devastated when the love of his life, Linda, leaves him for a suave Frenchman named Anton. He therefore does what every other normal dumpee would do; go to New York and set up home in the abandoned building opposite his ex-girlfriend's apartment, intent on winning her back and waiting until she decides to leave her current lover. What Sam does not count on is being joined several weeks later by ultra hip tomboy Maggie, a photographer and motor-cyclist who is determined to get revenge on Anton, her ex-fiance. Hostile at first, the two of them eventually join forces in an attempt to separate the couple, and ruin Anton's life. However, complications ensue when Sam and Maggie start falling for each other. Written by Anonymous

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A Comedy About Lost Loves And Last Laughs See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content | See all certifications »

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23 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Forlorn  »

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$34,656,904 (USA) (15 August 1997)
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Trivia

Dominick Dunne:  The food critic who accidentally eats a cockroach is director Griffin Dunne's father. See more »

Goofs

When Sam goes into his Linda's building for the first time it is daylight. He is in the building for no more than a few moments (Anton is still yelling) when Sam is suddenly back out on the street and it is long past sunset. See more »

Quotes

Sam: Say what you want, Linda and I are in love.
Maggie: Yeah, except for her boning my boyfriend, you two are the perfect couple.
Sam: Listen, Catwoman. At the end of the day, she is coming back to me, and we're gonna be happy! And where are you gonna be? All alone somewhere, plotting some little revenge scheme, that's where!
Maggie: Let me tell you something, Sam. Listen to me very carefully. Are you listening?
Sam: Yes.
Maggie: The only way that girl is coming back to you is if a blast of semen catapults her across the street and...
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Nugget
Written by John McCrea (as J. McCrea), Greg Brown (as G. Brown) and Victor Damiani (as V. Damiani)
Performed by Cake
Courtesy of Capricorn Records L.L.C.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Meg Ryan is as sweet as ever.
13 February 2002 | by (Fredrikstad,Norway) – See all my reviews

This is a great romantic comedy. Meg Ryan is on of the sweetest women in the world and you can't not love her. The story is very clever and funny. Meg Ryan and Matthew Broderick are great and delivers one of the best romantic comedies ever. This movie is really funny at times,but has that serious underline which builds up until the end of the movie. Maybe Meg Ryans best movie yet,beside "When Harry met Sally".


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