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Born Romantic (2000)

R | | Comedy | 9 March 2001 (UK)
Three young men pursue three beautiful women across London.

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Centered around a salsa club, three men pursue three women across London. Fergus is trying to find his ex-girlfriend, the elderly charmer Frankie the beautiful Eleanor and the robber Eddie is trying to find one of his victims, cemetery worker Jocelyn. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Romance isn't dead... it's just not very well.

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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O Último Romântico  »

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£198,388 (UK) (9 March 2001)

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$14,597 (USA) (5 October 2001)
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Fergus: And you think you're just gonna bump into her in London?
Libby: Well, you know, make a few calls. Made a list of all her favorite things. You know, list of her mates and stuff. She liked bloody marys.
Fergus: Oh, that'll help.
Libby: Roller skating.
Fergus: This is eight years ago, right?
Libby: And the Elgin Marbles. British Museum, eh?
Fergus: So you might find her roller skating around the Elgin Marbles drinking a bloody mary.
Libby: Well, you never know, do you?
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References Ocean's 11 (1960) See more »

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Ella Fue
Written by Eric Gale (as Gale) & Johnny Pacheco (as Pacheco)
By kind permission of Termidor Music Publishers Limited
Performed by Fania All-Stars (as The Fania Allstars)
Courtesy of Sonido Inc
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A very British romantic comedy with the emphasis on comedy.
25 May 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Born Romantic" uses the revolving door approach to studying the relationships of a half dozen quirky characters and their romantic relationships which are in various states of disarray. Full of wry British humor, lots of salsa dancing, and with a cab driver playing a sort of "Dan Cupid" type, "Born Romantic" is considerably more clever than its recent American counterpart "Sidewalks of New York", although they are at different ends of the romantic comedy genre. A fun and funny watch for those who enjoy British films.


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