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America's Sweethearts (2001)

PG-13 | | 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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America's hottest couple has just broken up...it will take more than special effects to get them back together. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

20 July 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La pareja del año  »


Box Office


$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,181,877, 22 July 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$93,607,673, 28 October 2001

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Steve Pink who played John Cusack's limo driver also played Cusack's classmate in Grosse Pointe Blank (1997). Pink was also a screenwriter for High Fidelity (2000) and directed Hot Tub Time Machine (2010), both starring Cusack. 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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References The Pinto Kid (1941) See more »


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Translates to the small screen well
12 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

When I saw this movie in the theater, I left a bit disappointed, which is hard to say because I love Julia Roberts. For some reason, it just did not click. However, when it came out on video, I watched it again and I laughed so hard I couldn't believe it was the same movie. It just worked so much better at home on the small screen. So my advice to anyone who saw it in the theater and was not struck by it, try it again as a rental and you may be surprised. And of course, if you haven't seen it, I do recommend it, for it is a fun movie and is actually quite entertaining, especially if you like the stars, which most people do.

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