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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



, (as Paul Stanton)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Bulliard ...
Randy Francis
Al Green
Mick Silver
Dan Montgomery Jr. ...
Brady (as Dan Montgomery)
David Fraser ...
Jenny Parsons ...
Margie the Receptionist


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


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


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  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Feature film debut of Justin Timberlake. See more »


When we meet Brady Francis he is shown playing a Game Boy, complete with sound effects. There is no game cart in the Game Boy. See more »


[repeated line]
Eric: Brady Freakin Frances?
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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 »


References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »


Written by Gary Brown, Chris Kirkpatrick, Bryan Popin and Ira Schickman
Performed by *NSYNC
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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