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Someone Like You... (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  30 March 2001 (USA)
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After being jilted by her boyfriend, a talkshow talent scout writes a sexist column accusing all men of being cheaters, which gains her national fame.

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Jane Goodale has everything going for her. She's a producer of a popular daytime talk show, and is in a hot romance with the show's dashing executive producer Ray. When Ray unexpectedly dumps her, she begins an extensive study of male behavior to try to find out what makes men tick. Her "research" leads her to become an overnight sensation/guru for single women everywhere. When Jane begins to use her womanizing roommate and co-worker Eddie as fodder for her research, she finds both humor and answers where they were least expected. Written by Tenguman

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The story about the one that got away and the one she never saw coming.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, and for some language | See all certifications »

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30 March 2001 (USA)  »

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Animal Husbandry  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,010,600 (USA) (30 March 2001)

Gross:

£66,520 (UK) (20 July 2001)
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Early in the movie when Jane and Ray are shopping for a condo, they fall in love with a high rise and the real estate agent says, "You can see right down to the World Trade Center" as Jane and Ray go out on the balcony with the Twin Towers prominently visible behind them. The DVD for this movie was released September 18, 2001, exactly one week after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which gives it the distinction of being the first DVD released after 9/11 to be instantly outdated by the tragedy. See more »

Goofs

The amygdala is not located in the nasal cavity - as Jane reads in one of her text books. It is a subcortical structure found in the temporal lobe of the brain. See more »

Quotes

Jane: Eddie, did you ever find a roommate?
Eddie: Well, no actually.
Ray: You're moving in with Eddie?
Jane: [to Eddie] Because the place I was supposed to move into just suddenly fell apart and I was wondering if the offer was still good.
Ray: You're moving in with Eddie?
Jane: [to Ray] Maybe.
[to Eddie]
Jane: What's it like?
Eddie: 2 bedroom loft, big kitchen, lots of windows...
Jane: Sounds amazing. When can I see it?
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Thanks to the University of Kentucky Wildcats Cheerleading Team. See more »

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References Rugrats (1990) See more »

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Radhe Shyam
Written and Performed by Krishna Das
Courtesy of Triloka Records
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Someone Like You might like this movie
1 April 2001 | by (Peterborough) – See all my reviews

Romantic comedies are all hampered by the same thing, predictability.

We know the female lead will have her heart broken, and then through a series of madcap adventures, find out her one true love was there all along. "Someone Like You" is no different in this regard. So the only way for such a film to win us over, is with great acting from the stars, and more importantly, an entertaining and well thought out script. "Someone Like You" meets both criteria.

Ashley Judd and Hugh Jackman have great chemistry together, and give fine performances. Greg Kinnear is, well, Greg Kinnear. But the script is what brings this movie home. It passes over some of the more obvious plot points, in favor of predictable, yet satisfying outcomes.

Not a bad date for women, and us cows alike!


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