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

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

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

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some language | See all certifications »

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18 December 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

You Have Mail  »

Box Office

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jean Stapleton's character's name is Birdie Conrad, a reverse of the character Conrad Birdie from the famous Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie (1963). See more »

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When Kathleen is telling Joe he will love Pride and Prejudice and he is trying to read it, it clearly shows the Colin Firth cover. When Joe picks up the book Kathleen has brought at the café and says 'Pride and Prejudice, I bet you just love this book', it is actually the cover of Austen's Persuasion. See more »

Quotes

Kathleen Kelly: You don't love me.
[Frank shakes his head "no"]
Kathleen Kelly: Me, either.
Frank: You don't love me?
[they both laugh]
Frank: But we're so right for each other!
Kathleen Kelly: I know! I know. Well, is there someone else? Oh! That woman on television, Sidney Ann.
Frank: [sheepish] Uh... I mean, nothing has happened or anything, but...
Kathleen Kelly: Ooh, Frank. Is she a Republican?
Frank: I... can't help myself.
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Referenced in Parenthood: You've Got Mold (2014) See more »

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The Puppy Song
Written by Harry Nilsson
Performed by Harry Nilsson
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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Unbelievable film! Such a warmth and happiness!
30 December 2005 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I'm from Germany and I love this film! It makes me happy to just watch it! When watching this film one comes to think why in real life such beauty in words and moments can't be achieved! The film does'nt get boring, even if watched for the 23rd time! It's pure magic - you could endlessly listen to the conversations, the beautiful music and enjoy the excellent acting! Other films try to come in too trendy with freaky music and sexual content(not that there's anything wrong with that) - but it's not a feelgood movie! Besides the puns and the lovely warm hearted atmosphere does the rest! To everyone who hasn't yet seen this movie - rent it, buy it - enjoy it!


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