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Hope Springs (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 May 2003 (UK)
Colin's a sad-eyed British artist holed up in a rundown hotel in small-town Vermont after being dumped by his fiancée. The hotel owner plays matchmaker and introduces him to a local girl. ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Colin Ware
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Vera Edwards
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Joanie Fisher
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Mr. Fisher
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Doug Reed
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Mrs. Peterson
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Harold Peterson
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Rob
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Webster
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Martha
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Mr. West
Dolores Drake ...
Waitress
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Mr. Golfer
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Mrs. Golfer
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Colin's a sad-eyed British artist holed up in a rundown hotel in small-town Vermont after being dumped by his fiancée. The hotel owner plays matchmaker and introduces him to a local girl. Romance ensues, though Colin's ex may be looking to reunite. Written by Anonymous

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The problem every man dreams of... a choice. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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9 May 2003 (UK)  »

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New Cardiff  »

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$531,253 (Europe) (9 May 2003)
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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

The film is set in Vermont, however numerous vehicles are seen with British Columbia license plates. See more »

Quotes

Mandy: With you I don't even feel self-conscious.
Colin Ware: That's good.
Mandy: It's not about sex, if that's what you're thinking. Though it kinda feels like we might.
Colin Ware: I think it could go either way.
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Crazy Credits

A bottle of the mineral water "Hope Springs Eternal" mentioned in the movie by mayor Doug Red is depicted after the credits. It has a portrait of the Queen of Hope Vera on it. The slogan below reads: "Available at a stockist near this cinema." See more »

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References Titanic (1997) See more »

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State Occasion (B)
Written by Barry Hingley
Performed by The RAF Brass and Wind Band
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My Two Cents Worth..
1 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hope Springs had lots of comedy. I laughed a lot during the movie. The character playing 'Fisher' was hilarious. Colin Firth is gorgeous as ever and funny. Minnie Driver's character 'Vera' drove me nuts! Heather Graham's character 'Mandy' was silly and funny too. I laughed when 'Fisher' stopped traffic so 'Colin' who was carrying 'Mandy' could cross the street safely. Everybody in the movie had funny lines. I discovered this movie in early 2005. I think the movie is a gem and it surely beats all that gun and gang warfare movies with shootouts and death, etc. every 5 minutes for so-called action. I never rely on what others tell me is a good or bad movie for we all have opinions and differing viewpoints.


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