6.2/10
12,463
38 user 21 critic

Love and Other Disasters (2006)

An American intern at U.K. Vogue helps her friends find love.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
James Wildstone
...
...
Finlay McMillian
...
David Williams
...
Marvin Bernstein
...
...
Registrar
...
Tom / Fantasy David
...
Celebrity
...
Sascha Santori
...
Daphne Spring (as Phillipine Leroy-Beaulieu)
Edit

Storyline

Emily Jackson lives a fast-paced life. Always on the go, able to talk around the clock, with a sensitive soul she loves playing matchmaker for her friends. It's Emily's gay roommate and frequent companion Peter, who becomes again the subject matchmaking skills when handsome new photographer assistant Paolo arrives at the Vogue offices, where Emily works. She makes it her mission to bring the two men together. Unfortunately for her, she is so busy arranging a love connection between Peter and Paolo that she remains completely blind to the one suitor who longs to provide her with the loving companionship that she so cheerfully arranges for others. And so it does make sense that Peter, a screenwriter in the making, starts telling the story from his own point of view. Written by kerrsmith2306

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A Comedy That Proves Love is Blind

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, including sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

25 April 2007 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Amor e Outros Desastres  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The town official who is supposed to marry Jacks and Paolo is portrayed by Richard Wilson, who also portrayed Gaius in Merlin (2008). Beginning in 2008, Santiago Cabrera, who portrays Paolo in this film, co-starred with Richard Wilson on Merlin, in the recurring role of Sir Lancelot. See more »

Quotes

Peter Simon: Jack's?
Emily 'Jacks' Jackson: Hmm?
Peter Simon: What are you doing?
Emily 'Jacks' Jackson: Reading this delicious recipe for beet root salad with margarine and balsamic vinegar dressing.
Peter Simon: What are you doing with James?
Emily 'Jacks' Jackson: Nothing.
Peter Simon: You broke up with him a month ago.
Emily 'Jacks' Jackson: I know. It's just sex. He fills a void. Literally.
Peter Simon: I don't see how you expect to meet someone new if you spend all of your time with your ex.
Emily 'Jacks' Jackson: Good point. Maybe I should get back together with James so I spend less time with him.
[...]
See more »

Connections

Features Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Moon River
( Johnny Mercer / Henry Mancini )
© Famous Music c/o BMG Music Publishing France
Courtesy of BMG Music Vision
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Sometimes you just want a good laugh
14 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

Can you say "Feel Good!" This is a really charming film. A friend invited me to a screening in San Francisco and I didn't know what to expect. Gorgeous shots of London, super witty, fast dialogue, cool music throughout, great performances and surprising cameos throughout. I wasn't too familiar with Brittany Murphy before but she's adorable in this film. The English gal who plays her best friend is hilarious. To me, the film is along the lines of Love Actually. There's room for all kinds of films and sometimes you want realistic drama, documentary and so on. But there's also a time for kicking back and having a laugh. So if you're looking for intelligent, light entertainment, see this film!


13 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 38 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Kevin Smith's Top 3 Sundance Movies in 90 Seconds

Kevin Smith reveals his favorite Sundance movies of all time. Plus, La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz shares some "secret" information about his new spy-thriller series, "Counterpart."

Watch now