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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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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)  »

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Muy parecido al amor  »

Box Office

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 »

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

Ellen Martin: God, Oliver! You are such a dick! C'mon, let's just start without him!
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Written by Moby (as Richard Hall), Bobby Robinson, Gabriel Jackson
Performed by Moby
Courtesy of V2 Records, Inc./Mute Ltd.
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Good movie for those that enjoy passion
10 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Probably the best romantic comedy my wife and I have seen in twenty years. Although we have always been a fan of Ashton Kutcher, this movie separates from his previous achievements. His chemistry with Amanda Peete is more believable than any other actress he has performed with. You actually fall into to the story as someone you might have known in life, whether it was a friend or someone that remains in your thoughts from years past.

To knick-pick the movie on plot or commercialization is to miss the writers passion for what he/she is trying to convey. Take the movie for what it is at face value and that is to travel through their relationship in all the what-if's, all the heart breaks and joys. If you let yourself do that you will enjoy a great story with someone you at one time shared the same passion with. -Curt & Tam


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