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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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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)  »

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The Last First Kiss  »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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$43,142,214 (USA) (11 February 2005)

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£17,306,574 (UK) (6 May 2005)
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Michael Rapaport's character Ben underwent many drastic changes during the screen writing process. Among the items that changed during writing and filming were his personality, nationality and age. See more »

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In the opening scene, Hitch explains to the first 3 men he's helping that the third date with a girl is the most important because that's the date where they'll have their first kiss. When he helps Albert win over Allegra, Hitch prepares Albert for the first kiss to be on the second date (their first date is the Sky Studios fashion event, the second is the Knicks game, after which they have their first kiss). 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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Referenced in Mum, Dad, Meet Sam (2014) See more »

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1 Thing
(2005)
Written by Richard Christopher Harrison (as Rich Harrison), Ameriie (as Amerie Rogers) and Stanley Walden
Published by Dam Rich Music/EMI Blackwood Music Inc. and EMI U Catalog Inc. and Universal Music Corp. o/b/o Mi Suk Publishing
Performed by Ameriie
Courtesy of Sony Urban Music/Rise/Columbia Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG Music Licensing
Contains a sample of "Oh! Calcutta" (1970)
Performed by The Meters
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Will Smith can do no wrong
14 February 2005 | by (NYC, NY) – See all my reviews

I expected a good movie. What I got was an even better movie. The chemistry between James and Smith is just incredible. Glad to see him in a major motion picture for once!

The movie works, because the actors play their parts perfectly. Will Smith is fantastic with his never ending charm; Kevin James is hilarious, and Eva Mendes...well, let's just say she plays that bitch/sweet/annoying role to the best of her ability.

What I loved about the movie was the fact that Will Smith didn't even have to try to be lovable. He just was!! The "date doctor" had all the right moves, said everything in the most perfect of ways, and never ever went over the top.

The funny parts are hilarious...and the cute, romantic parts are unforgettable.

I totally recommend this movie. And no, it is not a chick flick.


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