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Along Came Polly (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 16 January 2004 (USA)
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)

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

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$87,856,565 (USA) (9 April 2004)
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Trivia

Michele Lee's first appearance in a feature film in 35 years. See more »

Goofs

When Reuben and Polly are at the Mid-Eastern restaurant, Reuben is perspiring profusely; his face and shirt are soaked with sweat. When they go to her apartment, his shirt is dry and seems freshly pressed. 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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BEETHOVEN CELLO SONATA NO. 2
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Csaba Onczay and Jenõ Jandó (as Jeno Jando)
Courtesy of Naxos
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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Two thumbs up
11 January 2005 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

Hilarious movie with excellent play from Ben Stiller... Ben Stiller plays a "Risk analyst" (and he is the most cautious man on earth, quote: "you don't eat mixed nuts on a bar everybody knows that" and "I don't take the subway home because you a 1 to 45000 risk to get into a serious accident") and the first day of his honeymoon his wife cheats on him...And along came Polly, an old friend from school. And Polly isn't quite the one she used to be... Sure there are many clichés but that isn't really important. Mr.Deeds meets What women want... A lot of funny scenes... Jennifer Aniston as Polly Prince Ben Stiller as Reuben Feffer

10/10 Grrrrrrrrrreat movie


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