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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney Stone
Arthur Blake
Harold's Father
Rich Adams
Emma Jeffreys
Tory (as Belina Logan)
Stephanie Miller ...
Mr. Blake's Assistant
Luncheon Chairman
Anthony Galea ...


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 »




Release Date:

25 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Just Right  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)

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Just a fun movie!
28 May 2004 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This is as the cover of the video says a romantic comedy. A fun movie that although it is not going to change the world gives you a moment away from the day's trials and tribulations. Isn't that the best thing that a movie can do?

Jeremy Piven is a great comedian who can take any material and make it his, so any fan must see this movie. He and Ms. Fenn should make more movies together because their chemistry is right. This movie was made by men who have never before or since made another film. If I understand it correctly the producers are dentists who love movies and wanted to make this one based on their script.

Rent it and share it with someone you love with popcorn.

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