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On the Line (2001)

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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4 nominations. See more awards »

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Rod
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Eric
James Bulliard ...
Randy Francis
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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
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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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He's Risking It All... For Love At First Sight! See more »

Genres:

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:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$4,356,743 (USA) (16 November 2001)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Cast-members Joey Fatone and Lance Bass were band mates in the boy band "N'Sync" at the time of the movie's release. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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 »

Connections

Features Total Request Live (1998) 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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Cute Romantic Comedy
29 March 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Coming into this movie I think I expected a lot. The story line was really well played out but the acting got to me after awhile. I am an 'N Sync fan but not all singers are meant to be actors. I had a hard time thinking of Lance Bass as anything but a singer, and his acting skills weren't all that convincing otherwise. At times, it appeared to be just him reading the lines. Don't get me wrong though, I enjoyed the movie because it was a very cute romantic comedy. I just had a hard time overlooking the actors' abilities.

But I would suggest this movie to any romantic comedy lover. And the movie had a really good story line as well as comedy! :-D


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