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Alfie (2004)

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A cockney womanizer learns the hard way about the dangers of his actions.

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Storyline

In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by beautiful women, most of them clients, and he lives as a Don Juan, having one night stands with all of them and without any sort of commitment. His girl-friend and single-mother Julie is quite upset with the situation and his best friends are his colleague Marlon and his girl-friend Lonette. Alfie has a brief affair with Lonette, and the consequences of his act forces Alfie to reflect and wonder about his life style. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Meet a man who never met a woman he didn't love. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content, some language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 November 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Alfie Remake  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$129,464 (South Africa) (18 February 2005)

Gross:

$182,412 (South Africa) (25 February 2005)
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Trivia

Director Charles Shyer was inspired by the skinny suits that the Beatles wore in A Hard Day's Night (1964) for Alfie's wardrobe and the brown sweater that Alfie wears in several scenes was Jude Law's own. See more »

Goofs

When Alfie and Marlon are sitting in a bar and Carol stands at their table, Alfie's sitting position changes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alfie: You're lucky you know. I rarely allow anyone into my flat.
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The Paramount logo at the beginning of the film is tinted pink. See more »

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Featured in The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) See more »

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Written by Ann Peebles, Bernard Miller & Don Bryant
Performed by Ann Peebles
Courtesy of Hi Records under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Absolutely Brilliant !!
18 July 2005 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I'm totally and undoubtedly in love with Jude Law. Or is it Alfie? I truly can't tell them apart. Jude Law is an excellent actor, I've always thought so. And the way he captures me from the very first frame in this movie, is something that for me is very rare in times of shallow and soulless film-making. I want to be amazed! And I was, over and over again. Alfie suited Law perfectly, and the way he acts assures me of his passion for his job. Every line is perfection, every look, every move, down to the smallest wink. The story makes me laugh, cry, curse in foreign languages, and smile of recognition. Everyone needs to see this movie, male, female, young, old, single, married. It really get's you thinking about relationships and what role we play in this game of love. How do we appreciate what we have, and how do we let go of what we have no longer? To move on and try to overcome the guilt, the betrayals, let-downs and broken hearts. Dig deep inside and find those feelings you didn't think you had, until you realize they were just hiding in the shadows waiting for you to make a move. To seize opportunities and knowing when to hold on. To find true love... isn't that what it's all about, Alfie?


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