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Buying the Cow (2002)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 June 2002 (USA)
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A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.

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David Collins is a commmitment-shy Los Angeles yuppie whose girlfriend of many years, advertising executive Sarah, gives him an ultimatum: commit or get out. David has two months to decide if he wants to stay with Sarah as she leaves town for a job in New York. Following the advice from his more outgoing friends, David hits the dating scene as he tries to find his one and only soul mate, a mysterious woman he sees again and again, but always gets away before he can talk to her. Written by Matthew Patay

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Why buy the cow, when you can get the milk for free?

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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The return address written on the letter from Julie, gives the address as being in Westport, CT, but the postmark on the envelope says Westpoint, CT. See more »

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David Collins: There is no such thing as the one. It's more of a mind boggling whole hell of a lot of potential ones. That should be comforting, it's actually pretty terrifying. We would all like to kick back and wait for some magical force to show us who we should spend the rest of our lives with. But the truth is, there isn't a lightning bolt that slaps you on the ass and tells you to pick this person over all others. It's like the rain, rain falls all the time. Sometimes we are prepared for it, sometimes ...
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Almost a good movie
8 June 2002 | by (Ferndale, MI) – See all my reviews

This started off as a pretty intelligent and funny movie. It actually had some insightful things to say about romance, relationships and the reality of them versus our fantasies. Then it veered off into a stupid farce and never really recovered. I'd still recommend it if you want to watch something light for 90 minutes. The cast is game, and very likeable. And any movie that opens with Andy Williams covering The Partridge Family's "I Think I Love You" certainly has its heart in the right place.


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