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Simply Irresistible (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 5 February 1999 (USA)
A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.

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Cast

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Nolan Traynor (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
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Ruth
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Storyline

A department store executive (Flanery) tries to resist falling in love with a young woman (Gellar), who he believes has possessed magical powers after inheriting a restaurant. Written by Lawless <lawless@smgfan.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Magic opened up their hearts... Love did the rest. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Magic Hour  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,232,686 (USA) (7 February 1999)

Gross:

$4,394,936 (USA) (11 April 1999)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Mark Tarlov wanted Sarah Jessica Parker to star. See more »

Goofs

When Amanda goes to the restaurant to cook for the party, she checks her reflection and worries because she forgot to wear her mom's earrings. Later in the scene the earrings are back on. See more »

Quotes

Valderon: Man can do many things, but only God can create the truffle.
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For Judy See more »


Soundtracks

Little King
Written by Phillip Roebuck
Performed by The Hollowbodies
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Cheesy, silly, & corny...but kinda cute
25 October 2002 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

This film has not gotten great reviews, and much of what people have to say about it is indeed true. However, despite everything, I thought the movie was a cute romantic story. Certainly, it had its flaws. But I thought the acting was good, Sarah Michelle Gellar was adorable, and the story was just nice and wasn't filled with sexual innuendos like most films these days. This isn't a film that I'm going to buy (I rented it), and it's not going to go on my list of all-time favorite movies, but I just thought it was a nice, silly, cute story. There may not have been much depth to it, but sometimes that's OK.


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