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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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Anton (as Tcheky Karyo)
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Nana
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Professor Wells
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Carl
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Cecile
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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 two people who are getting off on getting even. 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)  »

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Addicted to Love  »

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$34,656,904 (USA) (15 August 1997)
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Griffin Dunne's directorial debut. 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 »

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[last lines]
Sam: So I saw this episode of "Lassie" today. And Lassie was accused of a crime she didn't commit, and the Ranger was coming to put her to sleep.
Maggie: Uh-oh. How's Lassie going to get out of this one?
Sam: Well, the little boy told Lassie that she had to go away, far away.
Maggie: For her own good.
Sam: Yes, but you see, Lassie couldn't leave. Lassie just couldn't leave the boy.
Maggie: What did he do?
Sam: He told her he never liked her. He said, "I hate you, Lassie. I hate you. You're a bad dog."
Maggie: That must have made ...
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Soukora
Written by Ali Farka Touré (as Ali Farka Toure)
Performed by Ali Farka Touré (as Ali Farka Toure) and Ry Cooder
Courtesy of Hannibal Records, a Rykodisc Label and World Circuit Ltd.
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All Mixed Up Lovers...........
20 August 1999 | by (Cairo, Egypt) – See all my reviews

Addicted to love is a very good movie that speaks about the fact that not all lovers are very sure that they really want each other (You might be thinking of someone else !!!).

Starring the very very lovely and beautiful actresses : Meg Ryan & Kelly Preston, The are really good in this movie and I actually loved them a lot. (I think everybody does). Also starring the cutest guy in town : Matthew Broderick.

This is an adorable movie that will be remembered.


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