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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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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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I Did That
Performed by The Drakes
Courtesy of Ephipany Records
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Finally, a good romantic comedy!
12 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

I have sat through many romantic comedies. Almost all of them have been lame and predictable. Then I rented JUST WRITE one night from Blockbuster. I rented it because I am a big fan of Jeremy Piven and I heard that it was really funny. To be honest, I didn't expect to like it. I did. It was one of the only romantic comedies I've seen where there is actual chemistry between the leads and it was one of the only romantic comedies where I laughed. I laughed a lot during this movie. Jeremy Piven is hilarious. I find him to be one of America's most underrated actors. He does a great job in this movie. He gives a very memorable performance. This is a movie that all Jeremy Piven fans should see. If you want to laugh, rent JUST WRITE.


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