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

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1 August 1997 (USA)  »

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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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Kevin Bacon, Kevin Dunn and llleana Douglas also starred in "Stir of Echoes" (1999) together. See more »

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When Nick comes to Man Ray to find Kate, his hair is relatively long, but when they leave his hair is short, and then long again in the next scene. See more »

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Darcy O'Neal: I was born married, baby.
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Fruitful Acre
Written by Todd Sheaffer and Brady Rymer
Performed by From Good Homes
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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A Decent Rom-Com!
14 March 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Glenn Gordon Caron's 'Picture Perfect' is A Decent Rom-Com, that entertains. Also, Jennifer Aniston & The Ever-Amazing Kevin Bacon give spirited performances.

'Picture Perfect' Synopsis: 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.

'Picture Perfect' begins & ends on a light note. Being a Rom-Com, this 1997 flick offers good humor & breezy moments. Glenn Gordon Caron's Direction is good.

As mentioned before, Jennifer Aniston & The Ever-Amazing Kevin Bacon give spirited performances. Aniston makes a lovable protagonist, while Bacon once again proves, that he can never disappoint. Another likable performance comes from Jay Mohr.

On the whole, 'Picture Perfect' isn't perfect, but a decent & light film nonetheless.


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