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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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The Crew's Here. The Cameras Are Rolling. And the Director's Got a Problem! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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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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La pareja del año  »

Box Office

Budget:

$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$30,181,877 (USA) (20 July 2001)

Gross:

$93,607,673 (USA) (26 October 2001)
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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 Hector confronts Eddie at dinner, Hector stands and points his finger at the sitting Eddie. From Eddie's view, Hector is shouting and pointing with his right hand, but from Hector's view, you see his left hand pointing at Eddie. 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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Spoofs Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

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Some Hearts
Written by Diane Warren
Produced by Trevor Horn
Performed by Kelly Levesque
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Good Romantic Comedy Movie with a great cast
27 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

SO I just finished watching this movie a couple of days ago. The reason I watched it because Julia Roberts was in it and shes one of my favorite actresses. Here is a short summary of whats it about, Well it starts with a famous Hollywood couple that is going through a divorce, and a movie director who lost his job and has the chance to get it back if he can bring John Cusack's character and Zeta Jones character back to together. Julia Roberts' character is Zeta Jones sister in the movie and happens to to get with John Cusack's character because she always had a crush on him and John Cusack has always liked her.

Well the movie was good, it wasn't great. Yes most people will watch it because of the cast and not like it. Christopher Walken steals the show as always in the beginning and end, with short scenes. There are some really funny scenes, but thats about it. The plot of the movie is okay nothing excitint.

I give it 6 out of 10 stars. I would at least give it a chance if your fan of any of the actors in this film, or if you like that type of genre.


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