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Someone Like You... (2001)

 -  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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Animal Husbandry  »

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Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£66,520 (UK) (20 July 2001)

Gross:

£66,520 (UK) (20 July 2001)
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Trivia

Director Tony Goldwyn objected to the change from the title from the book ("Animal Husbandry"), but gave into the new title after some persuasion from the marketing department. See more »

Goofs

The closing scene was re-shot while Hugh Jackman was filming X-Men (2000) and so Eddie's hairstyle is different from the rest of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Jane: Morning Eddie! What's that on your neck?
Eddie: I bit myself shaving.
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Thanks to the University of Kentucky Wildcats Cheerleading Team. See more »

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References Today (1952) See more »

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
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Witty, Funny, a Movie for Women
22 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ladies, we know what it feels to be completely in love and then be cast aside for little or no reason and it stings. Well our heroine in "Someone Like You" set about expressing her disgust of male behavior and her anguish at being dumped in unorthodox methods. I had no clue what to think of the film when I first watched, but within five to ten minutes I was laughing so hard that I began to enjoy the story. Now I'm not a girl who likes players, but I couldn't help immediately falling in love with the character of Eddie Alden, played by Hugh Jackman, just like Ashley Judd's character did. Way too funny and being a huge fan of Hugh's acting, how can I resist.

Not a fan of rom-coms either, but as previously stated the acting and the wit and humor of the script was appealing to me. Give it a shot if you're a fan of the rom-com or comedy genre or if you need a good laugh on a bad day.


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