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

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

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$174,177 (Germany) (17 June 2005)
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Director Michael Caton-Jones pulled out at the last minute due to creative differences. 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]
Daniel: Are you suggesting that because the number is so large, your client is entitled to more than what was agreed upon in the pre-nup? Because that was not your position last night, assuming you remember last night's... position.
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
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007 meets (and shags) Sex in the City
8 January 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

OK, the heading was to grab your attention. Sarah Jessica Parker and her sex-mad cronies aren't (thankfully!) in this, but Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore are.

Every now and then, they make a lightweight comedy romance with English actor Hugh Grant, and someone like Jennifer Lopez or Sandra Bullock, and it falls apart because Grant can't act. Well, this one boldly casts Irish-born Bond actor Brosnan with stage-actress Moore.

It's not a "wet hanky" romance (as some reviewers were evidently expecting) but a tale of one-upmanship between two rival lawyers in Manhattan, both immediately likable characters, with romance, spy cameras and Irish dancing thrown in. Thank God there are no nasal Manhattan accents, people talking really fast about how much money they've made, women discussing sex in coffee houses, people whistling for taxis, scenes of the Statue of Liberty or Frank Sinatra music.

All in all, well worth renting.


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