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On the Line (2001)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Romance  |  26 October 2001 (USA)
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A shy advertising employee meets his dream girl on the El train, but doesn't remember to get her phone number, resulting in an all-out search for the mystery girl

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Mick Silver
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Storyline

A young man meets a girl on a train, only to spend the rest of the movie trying to reunite with her (one of the love-at-first-sight things), aided by his best friend in a quest of posters and signs that soon gains public notice. Will he ever find his soul mate? Written by Jim Smith <jimsmith@aol.com>

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He's Risking It All... For Love At First Sight! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Rated PG for language and some crude humor | See all certifications »
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26 October 2001 (USA)  »

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On the L  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,307,063 (USA) (26 October 2001)

Gross:

$4,356,743 (USA) (16 November 2001)
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Trivia

Feature film debut of Justin Timberlake. See more »

Goofs

When Kevin meets Abby and she begins to fold a paper airplane, she folds the paper in half horizontally. The plane she's holding in the immediate next scene could not have been created with horizontal fold to start its creation. See more »

Quotes

Kevin Gibbons: Two questions... what is your name, and can I please have your phone number?
Abby: Abby... and I thought you'd never ask.
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Crazy Credits

Just as the credits begin, there is a sound effect for the reels stopping and then titles signifying a "Behind the Scenes" of On the Line appear. We see Lance Bass and Emmanuelle Chriqui in their respective make-up chairs along with a cameo of two make-up artists, played by Justin and Chris from NSync. They exchange "N'Sync is N-Stink" comments with praises for Kevin. See more »

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That Girl (Will Never Be Mine)
Written by Kristian Lundin, Jacob Schultz (as J. Schulze) and Andreas Carlsson
Performed by *NSYNC
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Better than expected from a boyband
3 November 2001 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

The movie while highly anticipated by my younger sibilings did not strike me as some movies do. I figured that the story would be guy loses and then finds girl. Which don't get me wrong it is, but it was more developed than that. Now most would automatically shrug the movie off because two Nsyncers star in it, but you should never judge a book by it's cover or in this case a movie by its actors. Lance Bass did a great job, and well the sense was given that Joey was practically playing himself. The movie does have some crude humor, but the average child would not understand, and there is one curse word but you have to pay close attention to catch it. Anyway its a must see movie for the hopeless romantic. For all you ladies it's the type of movie where the main character is the guy of your dreams. Plus there is an extra unpublicised ending. Above all it's a cute and sweet movie. A+A+A+A+A+


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