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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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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)  »

Also Known As:

El retrato perfecto  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,809,026 (USA) (1 August 1997)

Gross:

$31,058,643 (USA) (3 October 1997)
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1.85 : 1
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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

While Nick and Kate are arguing in the restaurant, as the camera angles change, the levels of brandy in everyone's glasses alternately rise and fall, even though it is clear that everyone is wrapped up in the drama and not drinking. See more »

Quotes

Kate Mosley: We had sex, Mommy! You know? The really DIRTY kind!
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Connections

Referenced in Yes Man (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Mendelssohn's Wedding March
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Performed by Marie-Claire Alain
Courtesy of Erato Disques
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A lovely, light romance. Aniston is terrific.
4 January 2000 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

There is quite a bit of divergence here with the Imdb comments for this movie, which may reflect where people's hearts were at when they viewed it. This is not a block buster or Academy Awards winner, but I found it to be very enjoyable and certainly agree with all of the positive comments below. Actually, I was surprised how I liked it, since I am a 50 year old man and do not normally care for 'fluff movies'. The acting by Jennifer Aniston and John Mohr was very good, and the film gives an overall positive message for us all (Hollywood style, but it feels great). Watch it with someone you love, or if you have a warm romantic heart.


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