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Just Write (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  25 September 1998 (USA)
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A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.

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Sidney Stone
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Arthur Blake
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Harold's Father
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Danny
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Rich Adams
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Lulu
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Emma Jeffreys
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Carrie
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Tory (as Belina Logan)
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Mr. Blake's Assistant
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Bride
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Luncheon Chairman
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Harold is a tour bus driver. While visiting a good friend in a trendy Hollywood cafe, Harold spots his favorite actress, Amanda Clark. She is with her agent Sidney Stone who is repeatedly getting up to make phone calls. When Harold sees Amanda sitting alone, he decides to introduce himself. Instructed not to mention his profession to her, Harold doesn't correct Amanda when she mistakingly assumes he is a writer. When she asks who his agent is, Harold innocently throws out the name of super-agent Arthur Blake. Amanda is impressed and charmed, and to Harold's amazement she proposes a date to discuss her next movie with him. As their relationship grows, so must Harold's charade to keep Amanda from discovering he is a Beverly Hills tour guide and not a hot-shot writer. He promises Amanda a script rewrite and convinces Arthur Blake to represent him. Harold's father is not so easily swayed, and tells Harold to snap out of it, "We show people movie star's homes, we do not date them!" With a ... Written by Corey Nook <queen@iastate.edu>

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sex-related humor | See all certifications »
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25 September 1998 (USA)  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Emma Jeffreys: If I'd known you were coming, I'd have sent you an invitation
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References The Three Faces of Eve (1957) See more »

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Car Crash Like Love
Performed by Beg to Differ
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A real fun movie.
9 November 1999 | by (Lahaina, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

I didn't expect to rate this movie more than a 4 before I saw it. The director has taken a plot which looks boring and trite and turned it into a unexpectedly good movie. Lots of clever lines(ala Neil Simon)and excellent performances by all actors. I gave this a "7" rating and should be watched whenever one wants something just fun to watch.


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