Laws of Attraction (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  30 April 2004 (USA)
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Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.



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Johnny Myers ...
Ashton Phelps
Michael Rawson
Adamo Shandela
Annie Ryan ...
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Vincent Marzello ...
Lyman Hersh
Sara James ...
John Discepolo ...
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This is the story of two New York divorce attorneys who are often competing against each other, but end up in a relationship nonetheless. When they get married, can they avoid the same issues at home that lead people to provide them business at work? One of the central cases in the story is the heavily-publicized divorce of a rock star from his wife... Written by

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Getting married is a great way to fall in love. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

30 April 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las reglas de la seducción  »

Box Office


$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,728,905 (USA) (30 April 2004)


$174,177 (Germany) (17 June 2005)

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Did You Know?


Peter Howitt:  at the start of the film as the husband (Brosnan's client) in the divorce case. See more »


In the bar, when Daniel and Audrey are drinking, the lock of hair on Daniel's forehead appears, disappears and then reappears. See more »


Sara: Would you like a cocktail?
Daniel: Oh, yes, please, only if it's an extremely large one.
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Cafecito Cubano
Written by Jesus A. Perez / Daniel Indart (ASCAP)
Performed by Jesus Alejandro "El Nino"
Licensed courtesy of LMS Records/Latin Music Specialists
Published by Indart Music (ASCAP)
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great screwball comedy, ruined ending
4 January 2005 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

This movie reminds me of the romantic screwball comedies from the 30's, 40's and 50's. The movie succeeds in following the humor, witty dialogs and great pace witch made the romantic comedies of old so great. That is, until the ending. The entire ending is ruined, copy-pasted from every other average romantic comedy today (they split up, the guilty one realizes his/her fault and runs to his/her lover and spills his/her guts out... and they live happily ever after). It is not the director's fault, he even tried his best to make the ending not so sleazy (aka the excellent wedding scene). Pierce Brosnan is great, in some scenes even better then Moore, reminds me of Cary Grant, James Stewart in their best work (Bringing up Baby, The Philadelphia Story...). Brosnan is actually becoming a much better actor than he was 6-7 years before. Julianne Moore is, as always, excellent. The supporting is actually also great, from Sheen, Posey, Fisher, Dunn to the locals in the Irish village. All in all a great screwball comedy which has not been made in years, if the ending were any better...

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