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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith Reddin ...
Derick Karlton Grant ...
Flower Delivery Man
Mary Lou Corkle
Staff Member
Nia, Young Female Intern (as Nicole Leach)
Pon Yang ...
Chinese Vendor


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

30 March 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Animal Husbandry  »

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Box Office


$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£66,520 (UK) (20 July 2001)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This is the first movie where all 3 Judd women participated at the same time: the lead role Ashley Judd, the make-up artist Naomi Judd and first end credit song Wynonna Judd. See more »


Eddie starts feeding Jane noodles with his left hand, then is seen feeding her with his right hand as camera angles changes. See more »


Eddie: It's over. Why can't you just let it go?
Jane: I can't.
Eddie: Why?
Jane: Because I was happy. Because if this theory is wrong, men don't leave all women, Eddie. They leave me.
Eddie: I know it hurts. I know. It's so hard to believe that something that wonderful can ever happen to us again, but it can.
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Crazy Credits

Thanks to the University of Kentucky Wildcats Cheerleading Team. See more »


References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »


Burning Down the House
Written by David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison
Performed by Tom Jones and The Cardigans
Courtesy of Stockholm Records / Gut Records
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'You' will love it!!!
1 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Despite what critics had to say, I loved this movie. It was one of the few romantic comedies that I actually like. It isn't the best movie in the world, but it certainly isn't the worst movie in the world. To be honest, I only saw it because I love Ashley Judd. She does not give the best performance in the movie though. Hugh Jackman does. He's a fantastic actor. He was great in X-MEN, SWORDFISH, and he's great in this. I like him as one of the romantic leads and I hope to see him in more romantic comedies and I hope to see more romantic comedies like this.

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