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Along Came Polly (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  16 January 2004 (USA)
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A buttoned up newlywed finds his too organized life falling into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate.

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Reuben Feffer thinks he's found the love of his life but on his honeymoon he discovers her cheating on him with a scuba instructor. Reuben travels back home to get his life on track. On a night out with best pal, Sandy Lyle, Reuben discovers an old school friend, Polly Prince. Reuben feels a connection straight away, and tries constantly to get her to like him. But it's not going to be easy for Reuben, especially when he spends his days calculating risks, and when someone unexpected turns up. Written by FilmFanUK

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For the most cautious man on Earth, life is about to get interesting.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language, crude humor and some drug references | See all certifications »

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$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$32,450,825 (USA) (16 January 2004)

Gross:

$1,223,723 (South Africa) (16 April 2004)
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According to an interview, Jennifer Aniston stated that the reasons she worked on this film was both to work with her friend Ben Stiller and to dance the salsa. See more »

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Ferrets are usually as quiet as rabbits. When they get excited, they often do a "happy dance" and make sounds very similar to that heard in the movie. However, the "whining" sounds from the ferret behind the closed door are not normal. See more »

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[first lines]
Reuben Feffer: [practicing] I, Reuben, take you, Lisa... I, Reuben, take YOU, Lisa, to be my lawfully wedded wife. I do. I do.
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References Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) See more »

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LOST CAUSE
Written by Beck (as Beck Hansen)
Performed by Beck
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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This movie is hilarious
16 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was about a silly romance, so I didn't see it when it first came out. I rented the DVD and I liked it so much I watched it again with my daughter two nights later. I should have known Ben Stiller wouldn't do a totally "straight" movie, but the comedy wasn't so over the top either. It was a perfect blend of comedy and sincerity. One of the stand-out performances came from Hank Azaria. His portrayal of the French scuba instructor, Claude, was a scene-stealer. One of the funniest characters I've seen in a long time. I recommend this as a perfect date movie, or if you're just sitting at home and want to LOL! Be sure to check out the gag reel.


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