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Picture Perfect (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1 August 1997 (USA)
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A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.

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Storyline

Kate is working on a career at Mercer Advertising but is passed up for promotion because she's 'not stable enough', still being single and having no ties to the company. A story is made up about her being engaged to Nick, a guy whom she just met at a friend's wedding, and all seems to work out well for Kate. She even gets the attention of a colleague she had always wanted, but events soon take a dramatic turn, forcing her to 'present' her alleged fiance to her boss. Written by Malthus <zombie@il.fontys.nl>

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She was prepared for anything until love stormed in. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality and related dialogue | See all certifications »

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1 August 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El retrato perfecto  »

Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 680,903 (Germany) (5 June 1998)

Gross:

DEM 3,075,935 (Germany) (3 July 1998)
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Trivia

According to Jay Mohr, Jennifer Aniston was so mean to him on the set that he went home to his mother and cried in her lap. See more »

Goofs

When Nick first arrives to see Kate at Mercer Advertising, she tells him to pick her up and carry her into the office. Just before he does so, he drops his bag on the floor to his left. In the next shot, the bag has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Kate Mosley: I can be a "bad" girl, Sam.
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References The Little Rascals (1955) See more »

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They Can't Take That Away From Me
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Written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
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A sweet charmer
10 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first and best of Jennifer Aniston's string of comedies. She is sprightly and charming and the film light and airy. What really carries this over and makes it better than the host of pale films that have come after is Jay Mohr. He is ingratiating and sweet, he has always been better as sweethearts although he can play a jerk well, and the chemistry between the two of them is much better than she has shared with most of her other leading men. A high grade supporting cast adds to the pleasure of this, Olympia Dukakis is a delight as Jennifer's brassy mom, the always dependable Ileana Douglas fun as her friend, Kevin Bacon has a snarky charm as the office gigolo and Kevin Dunn offers a nice turn as her boss.


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