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P.S. I Love You (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 21 December 2007 (USA)
A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

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Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life - a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when Gerry's life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. The only one who can help her is the person who is no longer there. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry. So it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake, and to her utter shock, a tape recording from Gerry, who proceeds to tell her to get out and "celebrate herself". In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way; P.S. I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing ... Written by Orange

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His life ended. Now, a new one will begin. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual references and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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21 December 2007 (USA)  »

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P.S. Volim te  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£224,096 (UK) (21 December 2007)

Gross:

$53,680,848 (USA) (7 March 2008)
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Trivia

Even though the plot of the film is quite different from the novel, all the letters are identical. See more »

Goofs

During the scenes on the road, just prior to their first kiss, Holly is wearing Gerry's leather jacket which changes states of openness several times. At one point, the jacket is slightly open with the flaps flat against her chest, then the jacket is shown more open with the flaps flipped back on themselves, then switches back again. Then, Holly starts to walk away and remembers that she is wearing his jacket & reaches up to take it off. Cut to a long shot where it shows the jacket buttoned about halfway up from the bottom. See more »

Quotes

Holly Kennedy: Do you think it'd be all right if I stop my life right here? Become good Miss Haversham of the Lower East Side? Never leave my apartment till I'm old. Sit in my wedding dress...
Sharon McCarthy: Which you never had.
Holly Kennedy: With an old piece of wedding cake?
Sharon McCarthy: Which you never had. Gotta be rich to be insane, Hol. Losing your mind is not a luxury for the middle class.
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This film is dedicated in loving memory of Windland Smith Rice 1970 - 2005 See more »

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References B.S. I Love You (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Take It All Back
Written by Rory Gallagher, John McIntyre, and Michael Daniel O'Donnell (as Daniel O'Donnell)
Performed by The Revs
Courtesy of Evelyn Records and T.H.E. Agency Ireland
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An overall enjoyable chick flick and good date movie
20 December 2007 | by (Memphis, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

(Synopsis) Holly (Hilary Swank) has been married nine years to a wild Irishman, Gerry Kennedy (Gerard Butler), and her one true love. Unfortunately for Holly, Gerry is diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor. Knowing he only has a short time to live; Gerry writes Holly a series of letters that will guide her through her grief. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday. Gerry has sent her a birthday cake and a tape recording explaining the letters that she will be getting in the mail. Over the next year, Gerry wants Holly to follow the orders in his letters by going on new adventures and to celebrate life by finding herself. Holly's best friends, Denise (Lisa Kudrow) and Sharon (Gina Gershon), accompany her on her journey. Gerry always signs off each letter with "P.S. I Love You."

(My Comment) This is definitely a chick flick that will not only make you cry, but make you laugh, plus the women will fall in love with Gerard Butler. Gerard was excellent in his part and Hilary did a fine job as well. At first I didn't think Hilary could pull off the romantic comedy role, but in the end you get use to her doing it. Hilary actually makes you feel her pain and how devastated she was when her husband died. I guarantee you that you will tear up during several scenes. Overall it was an enjoyable chick flick that you can take a date. (Warner Bros. Pictures, Run Time 2:06, Rated PG-13) (7/10)


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