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A Lot Like Love (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 22 April 2005 (USA)
On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are ... See full summary »

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Nicole
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Stewardess
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Old Woman
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Graham Martin (as Ty Giordano)
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Brent Friehl
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On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ... lovers? Written by IMDb Editors

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There's nothing better than a great romance... to ruin a perfectly good friendship.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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22 April 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Muy parecido al amor  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,576,593 (USA) (22 April 2005)

Gross:

$21,835,784 (USA) (1 July 2005)
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Trivia

Actress Birdie M. Hale, who was more than 90 years old during production of "A Lot Like Love" (2005), played the role of an old woman with a singular line ("Would you like to sit next to your girlfriend?") on a New York subway train early in the film. She had a very similar role as an elderly passenger on a New York subway train - also encouraging the two protagonists to get together - at the end of Coming to America (1988). See more »

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When Emily takes Oliver's camera in New York, the camera strap is around Oliver's neck and in the next shot it is off. See more »

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Oliver Martin: Well... Guess when I'm an old man, I'll never have to wonder, "What if?"...
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References Dawn of the Dead (2004) See more »

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Save Tonight
Written by Eagle Eye Cherry
Performed by Eagle Eye Cherry
Courtesy of Epic Records/Diesel Music AB
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Licensing
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd. (UK)
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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Great movie - funny, romantic and poignant
8 May 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

From the majority of other comments written about this film, it would seem that there are a lot of bitter, cynical people out there.

I watched this film last night with my wife and we both loved it - we laughed a lot, and thought the 2 main characters perfectly complimented each other - their chemistry was wonderful and utterly endearing, and you actually gave a sh*t about what happened to them.

Maybe I'm a sucker for a good romantic comedy, but I'm astounded by the negative comments posted on this site. Some posts criticise the dialogue, but, well, isn't that just how people actually speak? I generally do not give out lengthy monologues re: my emotional state, and can appreciate a movie that deals in real language. It doesn't make the film any less appealing or worthwhile.

Go and see it with an open mind and, if you have a heart, then you'll love it.


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