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You've Got Mail (1998)

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Two business rivals who hate each other in the office 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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The owner of a large bookstore chain starts putting the owner of a small local bookstore out of business. Meanwhile they have been corresponding over the internet without knowing who either of them are. They can't stand each other in person but over the internet they are very attracted. He finds out who she is but she doesn't know. He starts to like her more but she still hates him. He has to fix it. Written by Deirdre Dear

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

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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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$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,426,749 (USA) (18 December 1998)

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$115,731,542 (USA) (23 April 1999)
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When Ryan's and Hanks' characters finally meet in person, with both knowing that they've been emailing each other, the song "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" plays on the film's soundtrack. The duo also shared a scene set to the song in "Sleepless in Seattle." See more »

Goofs

The position of the hat on Kathleen's head when she is reading the stories. See more »

Quotes

Joe Fox: [about Kathleen's internet friend] He could be anyone! It could be that guy right there! And those flowers could be for you!
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Version of The Shop Around the Corner (1940) See more »

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Dummy Song
Written by Lew Brown, Billy Rose, and Ray Henderson
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Courtesy of GRP Records
Under License from Universal Music Special Markets
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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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