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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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You always think you're the first one. (France) See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Drama

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

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6 August 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Ex-Freundinnen meines Freundes  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$20,422,207 (USA) (10 September 2004)
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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 five years after this movie, at the age of 32. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Stacy: Question how does a girl who falls, no actually jumps eyes wide open, down a rabbit hole, plummeting into chaos come out unchanged?
Stacy: Answer, she doesn't.
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"Hell is empty. All the devils are here." William Shakespeare "The Tempest" See more »

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References Working Girl (1988) See more »

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Angel
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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A sci-fi/action/thriller genre fan's review
26 April 2005 | by (Austin, TX, United States) – See all my reviews

It is very easy for a film like Little Black Book to be quickly labeled as just another "Chick Flick" starring a 20-something actress that looks pretty. But after actually taking a chance on a genre I usually run away from, I have to say this was a pleasant experience.

Brittany Murphy (Clueless) stars as the journalist-driven career girl taking on an associate producer job at a Oprah-type talk show. One of her fellow producers, played by the very-hot-for-her-age Holly Hunter gives her the usual talk of the business of how things are run. During a ideas meeting with the Executive Producer (played by the hilarious character actor, Stephen Tobolowsky, whom I met last month) the idea is pitched about snooping into a boyfriend's little black book or in this 21st century, a Palm Pilot.

The film manages to avoid the usual chick-flick clichés and gives us a central- character with a back-story and more than one-dimension (take that Mandy Moore). From the great soundtrack by Carly Simon (whom makes a cameo), to the always positive force of Diane Sawyer(?), this movie has heart and a wicked sense of humor when it comes to exposing talk shows for their secrets, lies, and pure entertainment souls.

So, here is a sci-fi/action/thriller genre fan, who will try a little harder to give chick-flicks a little more of the silver screen.

FIN


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