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No Reservations (2007)

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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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Life isn't always made to order. See more »

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

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27 July 2007 (USA)  »

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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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Based on German film "Mostly Martha." See more »

Goofs

When Zoe is eating Nick's spaghetti in the restaurant kitchen, the bowl of spaghetti alternates between full and almost empty as they switch camera angles. See more »

Quotes

Kate: What are we going to do about work?
Nick: What we always do. You tell me what to do and then I'll go behind your back and do whatever I want.
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Un Bel Di Vedremo
from "Madame Butterfly"
Written by Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica and Julian Smith
Performed by Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (as Rome Opera House and Chorus) and Victoria de Los Angeles (soprano)
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Bland
1 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well, i must admit, when i saw the trailer for this movie, i was looking forward to it. I am generally a fan of light hearted romantic comedies and from the trailer, thats the impression i got of this movie. However, i spent most of the movie waiting for the comedy to begin. Although there were a couple of amusing scenes, in general the outlook of the movie was quite depressing.

I also found it difficult to fall in love with any of the characters as they all seemed a little underdeveloped, the time which the director could have used exploring the characters taken up by a needless overuse of Opera, making the movie feel dragged out and slow.

All in all, although there are some touching scenes, the trailer is quite deceptive and i would only suggest you go watch this if there is really nothing else that tickles your fancy.

Not fantastic, and as i have said before; Bland.


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