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Catch and Release (2006)

A woman struggles to accept the death of her fiancé and the secrets he kept from her as she rebuilds her life.

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After the sudden death of her fiancé, Gray Wheeler finds comfort in the company of his friends: lighthearted and comic Sam, hyper-responsible Dennis, and, oddly enough, his old childhood buddy Fritz, an irresponsible playboy whom she'd previously pegged as one of the least reliable people in the world. As secrets about her supposedly perfect fiancé emerge, Gray comes to see new sides of the man she thought she knew, and at the same time, finds herself drawn to the last man she ever expected to fall for. Written by Columbia Pictures

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Life is messy...love is messier.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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26 January 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,658,898 (USA) (26 January 2007)

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$15,269,668 (USA) (16 February 2007)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Second movie starting with the word "Catch" for Jennifer Garner after Catch Me If You Can (2002). See more »

Goofs

They use two models of green Subaru Legacy Outback as a single car. The first showing is a 1998 or 1999 with the hood scoop, but near the end, she is driving the same one throughout the show, along the PCH. But when she arrives at the house on the beach it is a 2000 or newer model, which is a different body style, and clearly no hood scoop. See more »

Quotes

Fritz: [dragging drunk Gray out of the beer house] I'm taking you home.
Gray: No you're not!
Gray: I am a grown-ass woman. I don't need you to Hollywood me home.
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The Winding Staircase
(2006)
Written and Performed by New Radiant Storm King
Courtesy of Darla Records
Under license from Coda Music
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Love, loss and friendship - beautifully portrayed
26 December 2006 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

The opening scene of C&R could have been me when my best friend died. Susannah Grant (and Jennifer Garner with her tremendous acting) has put a touching visual to that permanent loss of a loved one. The coming together of these friends, each mourning in their own way and trying to figure out how to move forward, is captured with humor and at times is sadly haunting. Each character looks for a way to stay connected, despite their loss. The use of periods of silence with the camera hanging on an actor's face is effective in communicating all the subtext involved in love, loss and friendship. Although it was easy for me to connect to each character, it may not be so for everyone. There are draws in this movie for everyone, however. Kevin Smith is wonderfully funny. Timothy Olyphant is beautiful to watch and Ms. Grant has used his beauty (and his fantastically revealing facial expressions) to the film's advantage. Jennifer Garner is . . . Jennifer Garner. She's fabulous. I loved this movie and can't wait to see it again.


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