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Catch and Release (II) (2006)

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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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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

26 January 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Jason Lee was offered the part of Sam but turned it down to provide the voice of Syndrome in The Incredibles (2004). The role was subsequently offered to Kevin Smith. See more »

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A plate Sam is holding in his right hand momentarily disappears, then reappears, in the scene at the peace garden dedication when Dennis tells Sam he is planning to move out. See more »

Quotes

Gray: I think catch and release fisherman are heartless weenies. I think putting a fish through agony for nothing more than your own entertainment is just plain cruel. I think if you're going to torture a living thing if, you're going to make it look into the eyes of its maker, face its own puny little place in the universe, then, for God's sake, have the decency to eat it!
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References Gray Lady Down (1978) See more »

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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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This gives a bad name to "Chick Flicks"!
13 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is very easy to sum up; Lazy meandering plot, no chemistry between ANYONE, uninspired performances and hackneyed (supposed to be clever and amusing) dialog. This film also contains a scene that makes me wince every time I see it (and I have seen it in countless movies) and that is the old "turning on the blender with no lid" shtick. Does any idiot ever do that? I watched this at my wife's urging and stopped watching about three quarters of the way through when she advised me that it didn't get any better. This now makes about eight Jennifer Garner movies that I've seen and I haven't liked her in ANY of them. Maybe that will be my red flag for future films.


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