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

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$42,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$1,223,723 (South Africa) (16 April 2004)
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The building Leland van Lew jumps off of in Los Angeles is the AT&T Tower (611 W. 6th Street), designed by William L. Pereira in 1969 as the city's tallest skyscraper. See more »

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After the dinner with Reuben's parents, when Reuben is telling Polly about Lisa, Polly's scarf changes from being loose around her neck to tight around her neck in a few scenes. See more »

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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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SHALLOW END
Written by Paul Godfrey, Ross Godfrey, and Skye Edwards
Performed by Morcheeba
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Along Came a Good Laugh
27 June 2004 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

The story's not overly engaging, but for some reason Along Came Polly is fun. Ben Stiller just has that knack of being able to embarass himself and we love him for it. You can't help but laugh. But the film is worth a look for Philip Seymour Hoffman, too, as the child actor still looking for recognition -- and work. The basketball court scene is great, but the best is his performance with a community theatre's production of Jesus Christ Superstar. If you've ever been in community theatre, or you've hung out with actors, you'll appreciate this.


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