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Picture Perfect (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 August 1997 (USA)
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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Mrs. Mercer
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Jim Davenport
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Bray Poor ...
3rd Ad Executive
Daryl Edwards ...
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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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Kate always lived her life by the rules...some rules were meant to be broken See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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1 August 1997 (USA)  »

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El retrato perfecto  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,809,026, 3 August 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,058,643, 5 October 1997

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,900,000, 9 November 1997
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Trivia

Jennifer Aniston plays an older woman, as Nick ask Kate "What's your birthday?", " April 3, 1968". Jennifer's actual birthday is February 11, 1969. See more »

Goofs

The ad the Kate Mosley comes up with for Guildens mustard revolves around the fact that Cindy Crawford graduated 2nd in her class with a scientific degree. In truth, Cindy Crawford never graduated from college; she left during her freshman year to pursue her acting career. See more »

Quotes

Kate Mosley: I can be a "bad" girl, Sam.
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Soundtracks

Say What You Want
Written by John McElhone, Sharleen Spiteri
Performed by Texas
Courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
by arrangement with PolyGram FIlm & TV Licensing
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Loved It!
3 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

I watched Picture Perfect today. I was expecting an okay movie, nothing special. But the movie I watched wasn't okay. It was GREAT. I'm one of those people that usually stops a movie midway because I'm bored of it. I didn't even want to get up because I was so into the movie.

The movie is basically about Kate who works for a advertising company. Her boss basically says to her that she can't get this promotion because she doesn't have a husband. So Kate and her friend created this crazy plan to pretend that Kate is engaged to a guy she actually barely knows. What happens after that is very exciting and you'll have to watch the movie to find out.

Now I have heard a lot of people say that this movie was predictable. During the entire movie, I had no idea what was going to happen. I guess some people are just good at figuring out that kind of stuff? Well this movie was very good. I recommend it to anyone. It's a great Saturday night film. =)


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