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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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Randy Francis
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Al Green
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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
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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>

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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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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

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

Throughout the movie, all of the characters mouths do not match the audio. It's apparent that all of the cuss words were taken out during voice dubbing in final production. For example, when Brady Francis finds out that Kevin's friends are taking the girls out, his voice says "his butt is mine" but his mouth clearly says "his ass is mine." See more »

Quotes

Eric: Love may not make the world go round, but it makes the ride worth while.
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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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References The West Wing (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

L-O-V-E (Love)
Written by Al Green, Teenie Hodges and Willie Mitchell
Performed by Al Green
Courtesy of Hi Records
Under License from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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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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