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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

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Catch & Release  »

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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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Trivia

Grady (as featured in photographs) is played by Chris Henrikson, the husband of director Susannah Grant. See more »

Goofs

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

Fritz: I owe you an apology.
Gray: Just one?
Fritz: For ruining the funeral.
Gray: Yeah, if it hadn't been for you, that would've been one great day.
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Connections

References Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Turning Blue
(1999)
Written by Glenn Milchem
Performed by The Swallows
Courtesy of Magnetic Angel Recordings
Under license from Coda Music
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Happy accident
18 May 2007 | by (LA) – See all my reviews

Why was this movie good? It wasn't supposed to be good. It was supposed to be a piece-of-crap romantic comedy but instead, it's an excellent story in so many complicated, touching, veracious ways. In fact, in coming up with an IMDb score, I tried to think of any one thing that would detract from a perfect movie-watching experience and, can you believe it? I can't.

Who packaged and promoted this film? Were they sleeping during the screenings? From the first second, the quality of story and production was evident. Multi-faceted, varied characters. Nuanced storyline. Fine, fine performances. Beautifully done all around.

Thank you for this happy accident.


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