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Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.

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He's the owner of a bookstore chain; she's the woman he falls for online. Both are unaware that she runs the little shop his company is trying to shut down. Written by Kris Hopson

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Plot Keywords:

bookstore | internet | book | remake | love | See more »

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At odds in life... in love on-line. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some language | See all certifications »

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18 December 1998 (USA)  »

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You Have Mail  »

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Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,604,398 (UK) (26 February 1999)

Gross:

$115,731,542 (USA) (23 April 1999)
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Trivia

At one point Michael Palin was to play a benevolent writer who frequently gave readings at Ryan's store. Although he filmed several scenes, they were eventually cut from the film. See more »

Goofs

When Kathleen goes to Starbucks and orders a Tall Caramel Macchiato, the employee actually gives her a Grande cup. See more »

Quotes

Joe Fox: [refering to Kathleen Kelly] Oh, no, she's beautiful, but she's a pill.
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Connections

References The Shop Around the Corner (1940) See more »

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I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City
Written by Harry Nilsson
Performed by Harry Nilsson
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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This movie was so much more than I expected.
21 December 1998 | by (DeKalb, Illinois) – See all my reviews

This movie was so much better than I expected, which was a simple romantic comedy with predictable "pass each other in the street" scenarios throughout. I was pleasantly surprised to find a love story that touched my heart. Kathleen's vulnerability and pride in her mother made me cry and Joe's sensitivity and devious behavior were so very sweet.

I didn't think that Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan could pull off a romance better than they did in Sleepless In Seattle but I am happy to be mistaken.


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