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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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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 austin4577@aol.com

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Getting married is a great way to fall in love. 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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30 April 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las reglas de la seducción  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$174,177 (Germany) (17 June 2005)
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A popular Dublin newspaper printed a full-page article on how insulting this film was towards Irish people, depicting them as a stereotype, on the day of its release in Ireland. See more »

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When Audrey first meets Serena outside the rock concert Serena's bracelet on her left arm is unclasped. It's unclasped for many shots, but when Audrey gives Serena her card, the bracelet is clasped. See more »

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[arguing in court after having spent the night together]
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Forget the Movie, Watch the 'Deleted Scenes'
7 December 2004 | by (Savannah, GA) – See all my reviews

I believe 'Laws of Attraction' is the only movie I've ever seen which I greatly preferred the 'alternate scenes and subplots' to what the producers chose to present. The plot involves way too little law. Most of the time when either Brosnan or Lewis winds, it's because of some piece of information the other lawyer should have known. The romance is weak, though not in the alternate scenes, especially those short ones which involves a former romance between Brosnan and the judge's sister.

Had 'Laws of Attraction' incorporated the alternate scenes and subplots, it would be deeper, grittier and funnier, well worthy of a '7'. However, as presented, 'Laws of Attraction' is good only for a weak '6', primarily due to the charms of Pierce Brosnan.


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