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An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.

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An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.

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Sometimes your true love ends up being your first love.

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Great Romantic Movie
5 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie thoroughly. The plight of two friends who believe that they are not for each other is timeless. I love how the movie ended. I was surprised to see Amy Jo Johnson, especially in the bedroom scene. She has grown up beyond the power rangers, that's for sure.

The cast is full of pretty, but next door-type of people. I watched this movie during the week after work and dinner one night. A very nice and pleasant surprise. A very "cool" vibe throughout the film. Whaley is a good actor. The whole cast deserves applause.


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