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No Reservations (2007)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  27 July 2007 (USA)
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The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.

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A master chef, Kate, lives her life like she runs the kitchen at upscale 22 Bleecker Restaurant in Manhattan--with a no-nonsense intensity that both captivates and intimidates everyone around her. With breathtaking precision, she powers through each hectic shift, coordinating hundreds of meals, preparing delicate sauces, seasoning and simmering each dish to absolute perfection. Written by AhmadMob

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Something's Cooking This Summer See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,704,357 (USA) (27 July 2007)

Gross:

$43,097,652 (USA) (2 November 2007)
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According to USA Weekend, Catherine Zeta-Jones worked for one evening as a server at Fiamma Osteria in New York in preparation for her role in the movie. When customers remarked on how much their server resembled Catherine Zeta-Jones, she would reply, "I hear that all the time." See more »

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In many interior shots in the kitchen, movie cameras and lighting are reflected in the heat lamp covers and other metallic surfaces. See more »

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Therapist: Why do you come to see me every week?
Kate: My boss said she'd fire me if I didn't get therapy.
Therapist: Why do you think, she thinks you need therapy? Why?
Kate: You know what, I haven't the faintest idea
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Un Bel Di Vedremo
from "Madame Butterfly"
Written by Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica and Julian Smith
Performed by Rome Opera House and Chorus and 'Victoria de Los Angeles' (soprano)
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Go see the original
24 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

I am a longtime fan of the original of this movie (Bella Martha/Mostly Martha), and everything that makes that movie great and enjoyable to watch is missing from this one. I miss the slow pace, the build-up of characters and their style in small gestures, the dominance of lights and moods and moves over dialog. I don't think that the story itself is enough. Martha/Kate is more secluded, and Mario/Nick is not a clown. In most of the cases the things that makes one scene great in the original, its is not working in its copy here. The small alterations take away the tension. My opinion is that you should go and see the original. It'll worth the inconvenience of subtitles.


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