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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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Love always has the last word. 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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Las reglas de la seducción  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$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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[wakes in bed with Daniel, wearing a ring on her finger - gets out of bed]
Audrey: Oh, okay, okay, wake up, wake up.
Daniel: Morning.
Audrey: Wake up. Would you please look at your left hand, please?
Daniel: What?
Audrey: Please!
[sees the ring on his hand]
Daniel: Oh, would you look at that. Oh, you got one, too.
Audrey: Daniel, did we get married last night?
Daniel: Yes, I have a feeling we did. The details are still a little bit fuzzy but the bride was beautiful in her figure-hugging Sarena outfit and... you're not happy.
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Referenced in The Benchwarmers (2006) See more »

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Sick It Is/Tea You Want
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Performed by Temple Bush Ceili Band
Licensed courtesy of Lunar Records, Dublin
Published by Squirrel Music
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Entertaining enough
20 January 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Audrey Woods (Julianne Moore) and Daniel Rafferty (Pierce Brosnan) are New Yorks finest divorce attorneys, but when celebrity Couple (Parker Posey and Michael Sheen) raise the stakes in their divorce, Audrey and Daniel set out to make their cases and end up getting hitched themselves. For the sake of their reputations they must pretend that they are really in love.

Julianne Moore and Pierce Brosnan have a very good on-screen chemistry, and they are helped by some nice direction and a good script; there's plenty of laughs in this romantic comedy, but it's not a real tearjerker like some others in the genre.

7/10 A fine effort


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