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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
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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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New Cardiff  »

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£366,352 (UK) (9 May 2003)
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In several scenes the Canadian Rocky Mountains are seen. 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 »

Connections

References Fatal Attraction (1987) See more »

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High And Dry
Written by Wayne Mason
Performed by The Warratahs
Courtesy of Pagan Records
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Hopeless
8 April 2004 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Hope Springs" is a romcom about a forlorn and jilted English artist (Firth) who travels to a rural New England community where he falls for a babe (Graham) only to find his ex-girlfriend from the UK (Driver) is hot on the trail of reconciliation. The result is a flat, insipid, silly tale of a man caught between two women which fails at delivering quality in either romance or comedy and creates characters who aren't even very likeable. The film has its moments though they're few and far between, good production value, and the camera is in focus throughout. Beyond that there's little good which can be said of this very ordinary film which grows annoying as time wears on and will work best, if at all, for fans of the players, romcom junkies, and sentimentalists. (C)


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