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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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Lois McNally
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Jonathan Bendel
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Nolan Traynor (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
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Gene O'Reilly
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Aunt Stella
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Valderon
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Chris
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Francois
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Gil Shapiro
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Ramos
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The Poet
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Mr. Mueller
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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) (5 February 1999)

Gross:

$4,394,936 (USA) (9 April 1999)
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2.35 : 1
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The original title for this movie was "Vanilla Fog." See more »

Goofs

After Chris is done throwing all the plates in the restaurant, she leaves without taking her purse which is sitting on the floor next to the table. See more »

Quotes

Tom Bartlett: I think I've loved you since that first day in the market.
Amanda Shelton: You mean the day I had my hand up your pants. Men are so easy.
Tom Bartlett: Oh yeah.
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Connections

References Cinderella (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Falling
Written & Performed by Donna Lewis
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User Reviews

 
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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