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America's Sweethearts (2001)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  20 July 2001 (USA)
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A movie publicist deals with the messy public split of his movie's co-stars while keeping reporters at bay while a reclusive director holds the film's print hostage.

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In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found its only print kidnapped by the director. Written by MonkeyKingMA

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press | love | publicist | movie star | actor | See more »

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A comedy about celebrity, family and other forms of insanity. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, some crude and sexual humor | See all certifications »

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20 July 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,803,711 (Italy) (15 February 2002)

Gross:

$1,803,711 (Italy) (15 February 2002)
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This was Joe Roth's first picture as director in 11 years. Initially Billy Crystal was slated to direct the picture. When Roth read the script, he was totally immersed and liked the script so much that he wanted to direct. Crystal granted Roth's request to direct the picture and stayed on as producer. See more »

Goofs

When discussing his accommodations in Nevada, Eddie says, "I'm a paranoid schizophrenic; I am my own entourage." Contrary to popular belief, schizophrenia does not involve multiple personalities; this is a separate condition known as dissociative identity disorder. See more »

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Narrator: America first fell in love with Eddie Thomas and Gwen Harrison in the box office smash "Autumn With Greg And Peg". They had the most celebrated marriage in Hollywood. Who could forget how they hit one out of the park in "Requiem for an Outfielder"?
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You Do Something to Me
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Hank Azaria
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A total waste of time!
14 September 2002 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

As a fan of Julia Roberts, John Cusak, and Catherine Zeta Jones, I found this movie a total bore! Did this movie ever make it to theaters? It looks like something that would go straight to video. No wonder I had never heard of it before. A joke!


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