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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 7 February 2003 (USA)
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Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.

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Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive competing with two female co-workers for a major campaign for a diamond merchant. He cuts a deal with his competitors that the account is his if he can make a woman of their choice fall in love with him in 10 days. In comes Andie Anderson who, in turn, is writing a story on how to lose a guy in 10 days as a bet with her boss to be allowed to write more substantial stories. With a hidden agenda in each camp, will either party be able to complete their mission? Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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One of them is lying. So is the other.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sex-related material | See all certifications »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$23,774,850 (USA) (7 February 2003)

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$105,807,520 (USA) (11 July 2003)
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Trivia

At the party towards the end, two songs are played in the background that appear in Audrey Hepburn's films; one from Sabrina (1954) (Sabrina theme) and one song from Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) - "Moon River". See more »

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At the Knicks game, Andie asks Ben for a soda. He doesn't want to get it because there is only 1:09 left in the game. They then briefly cut to a shot of the court and the game clock says 7:53. See more »

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[first lines]
Jeannie Ashcroft: [reading] "And only then will the people of Tajikistan know true and lasting peace." Andie, it's brilliant. It's really moving. But it's never going to appear in Composure Magazine.
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by Marvin Hamlisch & Ed Kleban (as Edward Kleban)
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Great romantic comedy, the best I've seen in a while!
19 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

There are no words to describe this movie. I found it hillarious and heartwarming. The two principle actors were great as their roles as Ben and Andie. Kate Hudson was great at driving Ben nuts. I laughed for days.

I loved the soundtrack too. It had classics and modern day classics.

I feel this movie will go down as a classic with such films as Pretty Woman and Dirty Dancing.


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