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If Only (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy  |  15 July 2004 (Lebanon)
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It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Taxi Driver
Roy Sampson ...
Hotel Employee
Neville Phillips ...
Concert MC
Ben Ridgeway ...
Teenage Boy
Teo-Wa Vuong ...
Terence Harvey ...
Al Wilde ...
Danny Babington ...
Stewart Wright ...
Graham Turner ...


After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the hope of changing the events that led up to her getting killed. Written by

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His love for her forced fate to change. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 July 2004 (Lebanon)  »

Also Known As:

Antes Que Termine o Dia  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jennifer Love Hewitt wrote the two songs she performs in the movie. See more »


Taxi Driver: What if she never came back?
Ian Wyndham: What sort of a question is that?
Taxi Driver: Well, go on, picture it. You wave goodbye at the airport, she gets on the airplane, you never see her again... could you live with that?
Ian Wyndham: No... No, I couldn't.
Taxi Driver: Well, then you know what to do. Appreciate her and what you have. Just love her.
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »


Love Will Show You Everything
Music by Paul Englishby
Lyrics by Jennifer Love Hewitt and Gil Junger
Performed by Jennifer Love Hewitt
Arranged and Produced by Paul Englishby
Additional vocals arranged by Xavier Bar
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Don't let whose in it fool of the best
5 October 2004 | by (Tustin. CA USA) – See all my reviews

I had the pleasure of seeing a screening of this movie in Orange County quite a while ago. I also stayed behind and had a focus group for the filmmakers and everyone in the group loved it. as well as me. the movie screams romance and drama with some well written comedy too. the acting was way above par for all the actors. Being a Jennifer Love Hewitt fan i'm a little biased. i know her movies in the passed haven't been what she's capable of but her performance in "If Only" is a huge step for her. one of the best acted films in a great while. don't be deterred because you don't like someone in it just give it a chance and you'll walk out happy you did. the movies untimely release has been due to budget and that fact that it's an independent film. studios don't like to take too many chances any more they just want all the big ones.

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