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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.

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Storyline

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

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Some friends are just friends. Others you get to see naked. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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

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Apenas Amigos  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Ashley Scott who played Janice, the nurse Dusty was singing to at the medical center, and star Ryan Reynolds have both played DC Comics superheroes. Scott as Helena Wayne/Huntress in Birds of Prey and Reynolds as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in The Green Lantern and Deadpool. See more »

Goofs

When Chris gets out of Clark's car he hits the camera with the car door causing the picture to wobble for a moment. See more »

Quotes

Samantha James: [Chris is wrestling Samantha to make her stop using her taser gun on him] Oooohhh yes! Go-Time!
Chris: Hey! Hey! It's not Go-Time! This isn't how it works Samantha! You can't force or... or torture someone into liking you!
Samantha James: [Rolls her eyes] Oooh, the big speech!
Chris: No! You just have to put yourself out there and hope that they like you back! This isn't a game! This is my LIFE!
Samantha James: Oh yeah! This is MY life! Okay? I'm sorry I'm not the most boring person ever! Okay? I'm sorry I'm not poor! I'm sorry I...
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Crazy Credits

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


Soundtracks

Christmas, Christmas
Written by Roger Kumble
Performed by The Just Friends Holiday Players featuring Justine Rappaport and Josh Jacobson
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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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