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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.

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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, is that Jamie still wants to be 'Just Friends'. When he runs away and moves to L.A., he becomes a attractive music manager, who 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

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Two Words A Guy Never Wants To Hear See more »

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

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$67,658 (Brazil) (9 June 2006)

Gross:

$160,836 (Brazil) (16 June 2006)
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Trivia

In the opening scene when Chris is leaving the party on his bike, he paraphrases a line from Bruce Springsteen's "Thunder Road": "It's a town full of losers, and I'm pulling out of here to win." See more »

Goofs

When Jamie and Chris are at the diner Chris is playing with a fork in his hands. In one shot the tines of the fork are facing to the right of him and in another the tines are facing to the left of him. See more »

Quotes

Chris: Look, I know you hate me, but I need to speak with Jamie... Where is she?
Mr. Palamino: She's gone off with Mr. Lee.
Clark: The drycleaner?
Mr. Palamino: No, Dusty, you jackass!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: Nintendo 64 Kid (2009) See more »

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Into Your Arms
Written by Robyn St. Clare
Performed by The Lemonheads (as Lemonheads)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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Simply a fun movie.
13 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is funny film that you can see with anyone. The humor is universal and hits home with anyone who's ever had any sort of dating relationship. The best thing is that the laughs come from hilarious situations that you could explain to your parents without feeling uncomfortable. This is one of the few funny movies I've seen recently that avoids any crude toilet or sexual humor, and gets it's laughs from simple social situations. I loved American Pie, but would feel weird discussing the funny parts with anyone I didn't know very well. This movie deserves more credit for humor derived strictly from believable social situations.


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