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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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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

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

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1 August 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$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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Jay Mohr and Kevin Dunn also appear in Small Soldiers (1998) together. See more »

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When Kate is explaining to her boss and all her co-workers that she lied about Nick and her being engaged, her necklace disappears from her neck in one shot. See more »

Quotes

Kate Mosley: ...This is, uh, this is my Nick.
Sam Mayfair: [to Kate and Nick alternately] Wow, your Nick. And you're Nick. It's your Nick. I may've had a little too much to drink. I'm her Sam.
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References The Little Rascals (1955) See more »

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Bad Girls
Written by Bruce Sudano, Donna Summer, Joe Esposito (as Joseph Esposito),
Ed Hokenson (as Edward Hokenson)
Performed by Donna Summer
Courtesy of Mercury Records, Inc.
by arrangement with PolyGram FIlm & TV Licensing
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3 September 2006 | by (United States) – 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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