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A Foreign Affair (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 21 January 2003 (USA)
Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.

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Jake Adams
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Josh Adams
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Ma Adams
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Library Lady
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Tour Host Ken
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Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.

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They're not looking for love, they're looking for a wife

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »
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21 January 2003 (USA)  »

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2 Brothers & a Bride  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,580 (USA) (14 May 2004)

Gross:

$25,589 (USA) (25 June 2004)
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Trivia

Actual tour clients and would-be brides appear as extras as the film was shot during a real St. Petersburg romance tour. See more »

Goofs

While in the hotel at St Petersburg, when Josh is lying on the bed and having some snacks he puts the bag of crisps on the nearby table and try to remove the crumbs from the sheets. Then in the next shot, from the reflexion of the mirror, he is leaving his bed with the bag of crisps in his hand. See more »

Soundtracks

Funnel of Love
Written by Kent Westberry, Charlie McCoy
Performed by Paula Frazer & Tarnation
Used by permission of Universal - Songs of Polygram International, Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Paula Frazer & Tarnation
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Sparkling Gem
20 April 2004 | by (Grand Rapids, MI) – See all my reviews

A Foreign Affair is a well-written, well-acted, well-filmed, well-just about everything you'd want in a movie. This is the clever story of two bumpkins traveling to St. Petersburg to find a Slavic beauty to be their wife (i.e., cook and housekeeper). David Arquette wonderfully plays a selfish oaf whose quest for a wife degenerates into a quest for romance blurred with lust. Tim Blake Nelson is business-like and rational in his search--romance, love and lust are far from his mind. Emily Mortimer is radiant as a reporter disgusted by these so-called romance tours. The film is both story and character driven. Each of the main characters discovers his or her true self. Without revealing the surprising ending(s), the movie is a deep and profound allegory of love. Here's my advice: go and see the movie and take all of your friends.


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