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A Lot Like Love (2005)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  22 April 2005 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$426,857 (Brazil) (22 July 2005)

Gross:

$1,199,820 (Brazil) (19 August 2005)
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Trivia

Oliver (Ashton Kutcher) tells his sister Ellen (Taryn Manning) in a phone conversation at a party that he has just ran into her favorite rapper Eminem. Taryn Manning played Eminem's ex-girlfriend in the movie 8 Mile (2002). See more »

Goofs

The nude photograph in the desert. Emily sets the shutter at 40 seconds (the time they need to remain absolutely still) but with such a long exposure the moon and stars would move enough to get all blurred as well (a lot less then one second is required). When we later see the photo the moon is sharp. See more »

Quotes

Oliver Martin: Actually, I'm here visiting my brother. He's a lawyer. Well, he's going to be. He's in law school, so...
Emily Friehl: Is that what you wanna do, too?
Oliver Martin: I don't know. I just finished school.
Emily Friehl: Don't people usually graduate in June?
Oliver Martin: Yeah.
Emily Friehl: It's almost a year ago. You still don't have a job?
Oliver Martin: What are you, my mom?
Emily Friehl: I don't know, when you look at me, do you see your mom?
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Written by Ray Lamontagne (as Raycharles Jack LaMontagne)
Performed by Ray Lamontagne (as Ray LaMontagne)
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Not at all a rip off but instead a good movie that echoes "When Harry Met Sally"
23 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is true that the way this movie was shot it did seem similar to the Billy Crstal and Meg Ryan romantic comedy. But everyone forgets that Hollywood rips everything off all the time. This film manages to keep the watcher interested and makes you feel for it's characters.

Ashton Kutcher is usually very unwatchable, but in this picture he helps create a shy and ambitious lead in Oliver Martin. Oliver is a dreamer who puts all his energy in creating a internet company to sell diapers. Then there's the always animated Amanda Peet as Emily. Emily from early on tries to push Oliver to explore life. Ashton and Amanda make a great team on camera and also have great chemistry when it comes to the more emotional parts of the movie.

Overall "A Lot Like Love" is a great romantic comedy with real heart and is really worth watching.


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