Little Black Book (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Drama  |  6 August 2004 (USA)
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A woman snoops through her boyfriend's palm pilot and reveals his former girlfriends, which causes her to question why they're still listed in his little black book.



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Stacy Holt, an associate producer for a daytime talk show, is confounded by her boyfriend Derek's unwillingness to talk about his previous relationships. Egged on by her co-worker Barb, Stacy sneaks a look at his personal digital organizer, scores the names and numbers of his exes, and sets up interviews with them--all in an effort to get closer to her man. Her plan starts to unravel, however, when she becomes friends with one of the women. Written by Anonymous

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Have you ever been tempted to look inside his... See more »


Comedy | Romance | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content/humor and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 August 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Ex-Freundinnen meines Freundes  »

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Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,075,217 (USA) (6 August 2004)


$73,990 (South Africa) (12 November 2004)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Carl, the producer, confronts Stacy on the final show, she tells him: "It's my life". Carl's answer was "It'll be over soon". The actress, Brittany Murphy died just 5 years after that movie, at the age of 32. See more »


When Dr. Keyes gives Stacy a copy of her book, Stacy is seen holding the vitamin bottle Dr. Keyes gave to her earlier. Then in the second shot the bottle disappears, then reappears in the third shot. See more »


Ira: What's he do for a living?
Stacy: [referring to the NHL team] He works for the Devils.
Ira: Who doesn't? Kidding.
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Crazy Credits

"Hell is empty. All the devils are here." William Shakespeare "The Tempest" See more »


Referenced in The Benchwarmers (2006) See more »


Written by Chip Taylor, Steve Miller, Eddie Curtis, and Ahmet Ertegun
Performed by Shaggy
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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15 July 2005 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

All romantic comedies follow a standard formula: Boy meets girl. Boy gets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets girl back. As the audience, we're supposed to enjoy the How of the formula. And often times that formula is very entertaining. Along comes this refreshing, unpredictable "Little Black Book" that does not follow the familiar formula, yet is a romantic comedy -- and a very well made one, I think -- the cumulative vote so far is less than 5. Makes no sense to me. Here's what you get with "Little Black Book." An intelligent script well directed. Brittany Murphy is impressive in a very seamless performance. Julianne Nicholson practically steals the show. Plus Josie Maran steams the whole thing up. What else do you want? 7 out of 10

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