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While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.

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Storyline

Alex Hitchens is "The Date Doctor." He helps men to land dates. Sara is a gossip columnist for a New York City tabloid. Both are very guarded around the opposite sex. Despite their natures, Alex and Sara begin a relationship. Complications ensue when Sara's latest scoop happens to be one of Alex's clients. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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The cure for the common man.

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Rated PG-13 for language and some strong sexual references | See all certifications »

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11 February 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Last First Kiss  »

Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$146,071 (Norway) (18 March 2005)

Gross:

£17,306,574 (UK) (6 May 2005)
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Trivia

Kevin James made up all of the dance moves for the scene where Albert is dancing in Hitch's apartment. See more »

Goofs

After Alex and Sara finish their first date and she gets into the taxi, Alex's shirt gets caught in the taxi door and it rips; it doesn't just slip off of him. When they meet again at the fish restaurant, Sara returns Alex's shirt (it appears to have been dry cleaned) and it is not ripped. See more »

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Hitch: Basic principles: no woman wakes up saying, "God, I hope I don't get swept off my feet today!" Now, she might say, "This is a really bad time for me," or something like, "I just need some space," or my personal favorite, "I'm really into my career right now." You believe that? Neither does she. You know why? Because she's lying to you, that's why. You understand me? Lying! It's not a bad time for her. She doesn't need any space. And she may be into her career, but what she's really...
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Love Train
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Written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. o/b/o itself and Mijac Music
Performed by The O'Jays
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG Music Licensing
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Surprisingly Good
9 February 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

What - a Will Smith movie with nothing blowing up? I was all prepared to hate this movie. I mean c'mon, a chick flick with Will Smith? It seems Will Smith can only play one character - himself - but in this one he tones that down and comes across as a real human being.

I was so surprised by this movie. I ended up laughing through the whole thing and came to care for and relate to all the characters.

There was NOTHING about racial stereotypes. It wasn't about a black guy teaching a white guy to dance at all. It was about a bunch of characters who legitimately grow from the first scene to the last.

Take you girlfriend and go!


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