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The Perfect Man (2005)

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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Storyline

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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17 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre perfecto  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,300,980 (USA) (17 June 2005)

Gross:

$16,247,775 (USA) (5 August 2005)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

Fire sprinklers are controlled individually by a little glass vial of liquid which bursts when heated to a predetermined temperature. The glass vial is stopping the valve from opening, water will come out from the nozzle when the vial is broken. Heating up one sprinkler therefore will set off that sprinkler, not the entire restaurant. See more »

Quotes

Holly Hamilton: Hi mom.
Jean Hamilton: What are you doing, here?
Holly Hamilton: Umm. I just, I miss you.
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Connections

Featured in Mom & Me (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Learn to Love Again
Written by Diane Warren
Performed by Kaci Lyn Battaglia (as Kaci)
Courtesy of Curb 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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