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It All Came True (1998)

Curtain Call (original title)
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A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach... See full summary »

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A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach him about love and commitment. Written by Amanda Lowe <daro@meditnet.com>

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A spirited romance.


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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Shot for theatres, it made its US debut on the Starz network. See more »

Quotes

Lily Marlowe: Max is like a little dog. He's always sniffing around where it's not polite.
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Crazy Credits

During final credits, there is a cameo of celebrated american novelist Paul Auster. See more »

Soundtracks

Rockin' In Rhythm
Written by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills & Harry Carney
Produced & Arranged by Sidney Ganes
Courtesy of EMI Mills Music, Inc & Famous Music
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An entertaining and likable romantic comedy
11 July 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

This movie was on TV the other afternoon and I decided to give it a go. I'm not usually a fan of these type of movies but I sat down to watch this willing to ignore its flaws and just be entertained.

I was entertained. Sure, it's not laugh-out-loud funny. It's utterly predictable. It's gimmicky. That's the type of movie it is. You have to meet it on its own terms and if you do that, you're likely to have a fun time.

James Spader stars as a selfish bachelor who buys a new luxurious house to anger his long-time girlfriend because he is afraid of commitment. When he moves in he begins to be haunted by the ghosts of two former classical actors (Michael Caine and Maggie Smith), who instill morals and so on and so forth, giving him friendly advice.

Yeah, I know, it's a pretty lame plot, but it works - mainly thanks to Caine and Smith, whose chemistry together really sparks. I'd recommend this to anyone who's just looking for some decent entertainment, not a masterpiece of the genre or anything - just a film to help pass the time, which this does; it's not insulting and it doesn't try to be anything it isn't.


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