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Addicted to Love (1997)

R | | 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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Cast

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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
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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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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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Forlorn  »

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

The song playing during the scene where Maggie is creating a collage is "Nugget" by the band Cake. See more »

Goofs

When Maggie and Sam walk into Anton's apartment, Maggie throws her scarf off, and in the next shot her coat is already removed as well. See more »

Quotes

Anton: The midgets coming out of the blue!
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Connections

Referenced in Melrose Place: A Brand New Day (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Aguas de março
Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performed by Cibo Matto
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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He showed it
28 January 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I like the way Matthew Broderick character showed Kelly Preston how much he loved her and won't let he go just like that to another guy. Instead he didn't sit around feeling depressed, he flew to New York to win her heart again. It was pretty funny when they did the tricks on the French guy, I have to admitt that they were clever ideas. I should have done that to my cheating boyfriend!


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