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Closer (I) (2004)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  10 December 2004 (USA)
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The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

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Smart-but-ineffectual journalist Dan "We use euphemisms!" cannot decide between his girlfriend, loving-but-clingy waitress Alice, or his lover cold-but-intellectual photographer Anna; herself indecisive between Dan and honest-but-thuggish "You're bloody gorgeous!" doctor Larry. The film, as Tarantino might put it, puts the four leading characters in a box and strips them apart. Written by Anonymous

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Those who love at first sight are traitors at every glance. (Italy) See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sequences of graphic sexual dialogue, nudity/sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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10 December 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Closer: Llevados por el deseo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$46,447 (Finland) (4 February 2005)

Gross:

£7,968,183 (UK) (18 February 2005)
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A segment of dialog from the movie was used for the titles of two Panic! at the Disco songs: "Lying is the Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off" and "But It's Better If You Do." See more »

Goofs

When Dan and Alice are fighting, and she is packing her stuff, her hair change between shots. See more »

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[first lines]
Alice: Hello, stranger.
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World Outside
Written by Colin Devlin and Peter Devlin
Performed by The Devlins
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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What a letdown
13 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

This movie lacked a lot of elements, but above all it was unrealistic and shallow. I feel like I wasted the last 2 hours of my life, hoping there would be some climax or maybe just a linear plot. And don't try to tell me about symbolism... if this is how adult love really is, I have very dire expectations for the future of humanity. It seemed that the screenwriter had some wonderful ideas for argument scenes and exchanges of dialogue, and just filled in the rest of the story. What an absolute bore and complete disappointment. And just so you know, Natalie Portman was the worst cast choice for this role. Not even the bare breasts could keep my husband awake.


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