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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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Comedy

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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9 March 2001 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

O Último Romântico  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£198,388 (United Kingdom), 11 March 2001, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,477, 30 September 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,597, 7 October 2001
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Second Cab Driver: So, when a woman says to you 'What a beautiful cock', she's lying. And who's she lying to? Herself. Maybe I'm wrong. Maybe you do have a beautiful cock. I can't say. But I suspect it looks something like mine. And I know mine's no oil painting.
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Connections

References Ocean's 11 (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wish I Were In Love Again
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Written by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
Performed by Frank Sinatra
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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Light, fun escapist flick
11 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film is a really nice ensemble piece, all the cast are good and put in a range of very appealing performances.

Personally I have a bit of a 'thing' for David Morrissey and it was nice for a change to see him here with his native Liverpudlian accent being charming, sexy and very very funny.

Ian Hart who gets top billing is really a fairly minor character, yet also puts in an excellent, and unusual performance as the misogynistic taxi driver who dishes out advice to anyone who cares to listen in the cafe.

The plot is certainly nothing new, and there are no real surprises along the way, but it succeeds well in it's aim of being a warm and appealing feel good movie.


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