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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
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When Amy takes the picture of her Uncle Ben to make him say "Cheese" he has his head straight up and his teeth showing. But when Jean looks at the picture later he has his head tilted and his mouth closed. See more »
So you're just not going to talk to me for the rest of your life? Oh, come on, Holly. Every unmarried parent there appreciated the suggestion.
Did it ever occur to you that the point of the meeting wasn't for the needs of the single parent? That the point of the meeting was maybe for, I don't know, the kids?
Well, sure. I was just thinking ...
About you! Because you're always thinking about you.
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Every so often a mother-daughter movie comes out that really makes an impression. But "A Perfect Man" (2005) really hits hard at some relevant and pertinent issues confronting many young females across America. This is a timely and powerful light entertaining movie for single mothers and their daughters with a great message and hard message about having to be responsible, growing up, and working through problems not running away from them. The only scene that became hard to watch was one in the restaurant that seemed harshly cruel and unwarranted on the part of Hillary Duff's character. The script was good and the performances were decent. The resolution with the mother was particularly well-balanced unlike most other American endings that have to go out of their way to really highlight such endings. I regard this movie as one of the high points of the year for an enjoyable, but worthwhile teenage family movie (mostly for women of course), though it's really curious why more males rated this movie slightly better than the females. Eight out of Ten Stars.
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