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On the Line (2001)

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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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Cast

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Rod
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Eric
James Bulliard ...
Randy Francis
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Himself
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Jackie
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Mick Silver
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Julie
Dan Montgomery Jr. ...
Brady (as Dan Montgomery)
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Higgins
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Nathan
David Fraser ...
Barrett
Jenny Parsons ...
Margie the Receptionist
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Sam
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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She's one in a million. His chances of finding her again are a million to one. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and some crude humor | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

26 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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

In "100 Girls"(2000), Emmanuelle Chriqui starred as a girl who was pursued by a boy who did not know her name or how to find her, which is the premise of this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Kevin is waiting to meet his "L Train Girl" at their place, the clock shows that it is a few minutes past 7 o'clock. When she finally shows up and they embrace for a kiss, the same clock now shows that it is 6:50. See more »

Quotes

[singing to the tune of Poison's "Every Rose Has It's Thorn"]
Rod: Kevin sits silently still in the dead of the day, wondering if he finds that girl that just walked away. Was it something he said, or something he did? Did the words not come out right? He didn't try to get the digits, he didn't try, but I guess that's they say why they say, Kevin crapped out on his own, but his friends would have helped him all along.
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Rod: That poor bonehead.
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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 »

Connections

Features Tetris (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Let Me Be
Written by Britney Spears, Brian Kierulf (as Brian Kieruff) and Josh Schwartz
Performed by Britney Spears
Courtesy of Jive Records
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Better than I expected.
1 November 2001 | by (Sonora, CA) – See all my reviews

Before I saw this movie, I thought it was going to be just a vehicle for Lance and Joey. It actually had a decent story line and great supporting actors in it! Lance was not the cardboard cut out that I was expecting him to be. He was no Paul Newman, but he did a great job for a first try on the big screen.


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