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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)  »

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Animal Husbandry  »

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Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£66,520 (UK) (20 July 2001)

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£66,520 (UK) (20 July 2001)
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Trivia

Jane tells Eddie that she was a cheerleader at Paul G. Blazer Memorial High in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ashley Judd did attend Paul G. Blazer High School which is actually in Ashland, Kentucky. However, she goes on to say that the Tomcats were the state football champs in 1989. The Ohio State high school football champs were the Fighting Tigers of Ironton, Ohio - rivals of the Tomcats of Ashland, KY. See more »

Goofs

As Jane runs from the studio after Eddie at the end, her right hand is gloved but her left hand is ungloved (and in her pocket). When she reaches Eddie her left hand is gloved. See more »

Quotes

Ray: What's that they say about the love of a good woman?
Jane: [narrating] That once offered, it's guaranteed to come back and bite her in the ass.
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Crazy Credits

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

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References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

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Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum
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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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