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Just Friends (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 23 November 2005 (USA)
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While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.



(as Adam Davis)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Brander (as Christopher Marquette)
Giacomo Beltrami ...
Wendy Anderson ...
Devyn Burant ...
Annie Brebner ...
Mike O'Brien ...
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Chris Brander has always been friends with Jamie Palamino, but now decides it is time to take his relationship to the next step. The problem is that Jamie still wants to be 'Just Friends'. When he runs away and moves to L.A., he becomes an attractive music manager, whom everyone wants. When his jet catches fire and is forced to land, when flying to Paris with his newest singing sensation, Samantha James, he ends up back home. To his surprise, he encounters Jamie again, and sets out to be more than 'Just Friends' this time. Written by Film_Fan

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Moments like this have been ruining friendships for centuries. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content including some dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 November 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Apenas Amigos  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$9,191,331 (USA) (25 November 2005)


$32,596,916 (USA) (3 February 2006)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The movie was shot during winter in Regina and Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan when temperatures would go down as low as -34°C. See more »


When Chris is writing a message in Jaime's yearbook, you can see a New Jersey Nets logo. The logo shown is their current logo, which was not used in 1995 when scene takes place. See more »


Mike: Yeah I slapped the ham to it about an hour ago.
Chris' Mom: What ham did you slap, honey? Not the one I just bought.
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Crazy Credits

Chris (Ryan Reynolds) lip-syncs "I Swear" during the end credits. See more »


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25 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just Friends is a very good comedy to go see during the holidays. It takes off with a hilarious start but gets a little weak during the last 10 minutes, however the rest is hilarious! Anna Farris is the funniest crazy girl since Isla Fisher (the red head who played Gloria Cleary in Wedding Crashers) She does a very good job of coming off as a Paris Hilton mixed with Ashlee Simpson! Too funny! If you like romantic comedies (no this is not a chick flick) then this will be perfect for you! Chris's younger brother also does a nice performance of making sure his older brother Chris is well informed that he is a loser that can't "boink" the girl of his dreams while trying to get-it-on with Sam (the crazy girl played by Anna Farris) Either way, this movie appeals to all in need of a good laugh this holiday season. Do Not Miss It!

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