Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.
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"It's not who you love, it's how" is a great tagline for the movie.
Affleck's character cannot deal with Lauren's character's past and that's the main reason why they can't maintain a serious relationship.
Silent Bob in a very important scene talks about "Chasing Amy" and that's when everything makes more sense.
I'm not a big Kevin Smith fan but I have to admit that I liked this movie very much. There are some personal conflicts that not many movie-makers talk about; in this case, it's your partner's love past. Smith brings his own experience to the movie and it's told in an interesting manner.
SCRIPT "Chasing Amy" has a clever fast-paced script filled with funny lines and intelligent discussions related to love relationships. The cast is surprisingly good. Creative script that works as a comedy, a drama, or a romantic comedy with Smith's personal touch.
CAST Ben Affleck gives a totally believable performance as the lead male character; Joey Lauren Adams was simply great in her role, and what can I say about Jason Lee? He stole the show whenever he was on screen.
Supporting characters like Jay and Silent Bob were a good addition and the movie asked for them.
FUN FACTOR It's very high. The subplots are entertaining and the climatic scene involving the three main characters has great dialog.
7/10. Surprisingly good. Recommended for open minded people.
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