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Hitch (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 11 February 2005 (USA)
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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$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$177,575,142 (USA) (6 May 2005)
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Trivia

When Hitch is watching Albert on the steps before meeting him for the first time, Hitch flips open a notebook to read Albert's resumé. Some of Albert's favorite books include: - "Introduction to Management Accounting" by Charles T. Horngren - "The Astonishing Power of Feelings" by Lynn Grabborn - "I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough" by Stuart Smiley - "NTC's Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs" by Richard A. Spears "Knife Fighting Techniques From Folsom Prison" by Don Jones 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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Happy
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Written by Tobias Gad and Meleni Smith
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A great date movie
20 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Last evening I had the remarkable pleasure of seeing the movie Hitch. I was stunned and amazed. Will Smith did a phenomenal job in a role that he isn't always associated with. He proved once and for all that he does not need to be holding a gun to be a great actor in a movie. Kevin James was also very impressive. I admit that I've always like him on "The King of Queens" but this role really brought him into the light more, and i hope to see him on the big screen a lot more in the near future. The movie was funny and adorable and I recommend it to any guy as the best date movie you could ever imagine. The mix of comedy, romance, and drama left me feeling complete. It's nothing like most "chick flicks" in the sense of tears and sadness, but holds its own and i think can be equally enjoyed by males as well as females. I encourage all couples especially to see this movie but even if you aren't involved with someone you may pick up some great ideas from Hitch.

TWO WAY BIG THUMBS UP!!!


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