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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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Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

£66,520 (UK) (20 July 2001)
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Trivia

The makeup artist trying to put powder on Jane's (Ashley Judd) face right before she goes on Diane's show is played by Naomi Judd, Ashley Judd's mother. See more »

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When Jane is looking at search engine results while doing research on the Internet, the browser title bar says it's displaying a GIF file. See more »

Quotes

Liz: Why feed me all that romantic bullshit if he's just gonna cheat on me?
Jane: Two words: Coppulatory Imperative.
Liz: Excuse me?
Jane: The biological urge to spread their seed. The truth is only 15% of all male animals are monogomous. The rest are...
Liz: Plucking Penelope Pope.
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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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Romantic comedies for the masses should have no expectations
7 July 2005 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

There is only one reason I would want to watch this movie - Hugh Jackman, the trailer advertised him half-naked so there I was accurate as an atomic clock when the movie started.

Ashley Judd is a versatile actress yet when given such ugly clichéd role to play she can only make the character slightly less appalling then written. The movie employs every sugared done-to-death cliché.

Strangely, the movie works. Mainly due to the actors, the very much underused Marisa Tomei is excellent and so is Hugh Jackman who has to play a cliché as well(anyone heard about reformed bad boys in a movie?). Ashley Judd is wonderful considering the bad lines she has to work with. So despite the lack of chemistry between actors, bad plot line that has more holes then a matrix-printer invoice it is a good romp to watch whilst doing admin or chopping up vegetables for a large salad.

This is pure oversweetened mass produced candy. We all know it is bad for our teeth but we cannot help by snatching a bite once in a while for some guilty enjoyment, as long as we don't overindulge of course:)


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