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The Perfect Man (2005)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Romance  |  17 June 2005 (USA)
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Teenager Holly Hamilton is tired of moving every time her single mom Jean has another personal meltdown involving yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad ... See full summary »

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Teenager Holly Hamilton is tired of moving every time her single mom Jean has another personal meltdown involving yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man.. an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean and boost her shaky self-esteem. When the virtual relationship takes off, Holly finds herself having to produce the suitor, borrowing her friend's charming and handsome Uncle Ben as the face behind the e-mails, notes and gifts. Holly must resort to increasingly desperate measures to keep the ruse alive and protect her mom's newfound happiness, almost missing the real perfect man when he does come along. Written by Helen Waite

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Is it all too good to be true? See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Rated PG for some mildly suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

El hombre perfecto  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$266,406 (Australia) (16 September 2005)

Gross:

$966,967 (Australia) (23 September 2005)
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The lead singer of the Styx tribute band was Styx's actual lead singer until 1999, Dennis DeYoung. See more »

Goofs

When Holly is confessing to Jean under the bridge, as Holly tells her mom that "the perfect you is real" Jean pulls her green wrap close over her shoulders and neck. When the camera cuts to Jean walking away, the wrap is off her left shoulder. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Ben: He could be anywhere in the world but he chooses to be with her because life is better with her by his side.
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Givin Up Givin Up
Written by Ray Gelato, Peter Tomasso
Performed by Ray Gelato and His Band
Courtesy of Double Scoop Records
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remakes, remakes and more remakes
19 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Skip the movie, and rent Mermaids from Netflix instead. I'm so sick of production companies recycling good movies to make them vehicles for their new "It Girls". They wonder why theater attendance is down...all they have to do is realize people aren't going to pay $8.50 to see a movie that was made and released 15 years ago, remade with a different cast. Get some original screenplays, hire some real actors and show me something I haven't seen before. Come on Sheeple!! What the heck are they doing here. I love going to the movies, but they seriously need to start competing with themselves. I mean, they might as well just dust off the old black and white westerns and colorize them.


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