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The Perfect Man (2005)

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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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English Teacher
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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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The story of a family that wanted it all. Never settle 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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17 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre perfecto  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,300,980, 19 June 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,247,775, 7 August 2005
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Trivia

The instant messenger used in the movie is MSN Messenger 6.5 See more »

Goofs

When Jean goes out with Lenny to the Styx tribute concert, it is a Saturday night. That same night, Zoe meets Amy at the Bistro to speak with Ben about a school project, which is "due tomorrow", which would mean Sunday. See more »

Quotes

Adam Forrest: Newsflash. Everyone's scared. That's no reason to run away.
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Spoofs Sex and the City (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Honeysuckle Rose
Written by Fats Waller (as Thomas "Fats" Waller), and Andy Razaf
Performed by The Frank and Joe Show
Courtesy of Selectracks Music Services
By Arrangement with Venture Music, Inc.
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remakes, remakes and more remakes
19 June 2005 | by 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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