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Laws of Attraction (2004)

 -  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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Love can be quite a trial. 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)  »

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Las reglas de la seducción  »

Box Office

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 »

Goofs

When Audrey visits Daniel's office she knocks on the glass part of the door, but it sounds like wood. See more »

Quotes

Audrey: We're just going to have to file when we get back to New York, okay. It'll be like it never happened.
Daniel: But it did happen.
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Courtroom Romance
11 September 2009 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

Julianne Moore and Pierce Brosnan freshly pair up in McKenna's splendid 'Laws of Attraction'. It is sort of an unusual romantic comedy set partly in America and partly in Ireland. Moore and Brosnan are a delight to watch, especially how their love story unfolds in the courtroom. Brosnan is great at playing the Irishman (as he also proved in 'Evelyn') perhaps because he is one. Moore keeps proving what an incredibly versatile actress she is as she shows a flair for comedy. But it is the scenes between Frances Fisher and Julianne Moore that I enjoyed watching the most. The movie has some great punchlines the best of which are delivered by Fisher. Lending hilarious support are Michael Sheen as a rockstar and Parker Posey as his fashion designer wife. The Irish scenes may be a little clichéd and 'touristy' but nonetheless fun to watch. On the flip side, 'Laws of Attraction' felt a bit rushed in parts and the plot could have been better developed. However, that doesn't stop it from making the viewers laugh out loud and root for Daniel and Audrey to succeed in their fun romantic adventure.


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