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Something Borrowed (2011)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  6 May 2011 (USA)
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Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé.

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Storyline

Rachel is a lawyer. When she was in law school she fell for another student, Dex, who comes from an affluent family, but she was too shy to say anything. When Dex meets her best friend Darcy, who sometimes treats her like dirt, Darcy makes a move on Dex and gets him. Eventually, they get engaged and Darcy asks Rachel to be her Maid of Honor. However, Rachel still has feelings for Dex and still can't say anything. Darcy throws her a birthday party and Dex is there. When she and Dex are alone she blurts out that she had a thing for him in college which surprised him, and after drinking a little they spend the night together. They try to forget the whole thing and agree that it means nothing. Ethan, Rachel's close friend, tells her that she'll spend her entire life regretting that if she does nothing. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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It's a thin line between love and friendship.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, and some drug material | See all certifications »

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6 May 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£707,863 (UK) (6 May 2011)

Gross:

$39,026,186 (USA) (22 July 2011)
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Trivia

Emily Giffin:  sitting on a bench next to Rachel and Marcus reading the novel's sequel of which this film is based, "Something Blue". See more »

Goofs

When everyone is playing badminton in the Hamptons, right before they start playing for secrets, Ethan opens an Heineken bottle. Few seconds later, he's opening it again. See more »

Quotes

Rachel: You're like a shark.
Marcus: That kind of hurts my feelings a little bit. I'm actually a pretty sensitive guy.
Rachel: Oh, really?
Marcus: Once when I was nine years old, I saved the life of a chipmunk.
Rachel: A chipmunk.
Marcus: He fell out of our tree and almost died. He didn't know what to do, he couldn't even move. So I built a tiny little splint for his tiny, broken leg. And I carried him around in a BabyBjörn. And all the kids in my neighborhood, they laughed. They made fun of me, they threw rocks at me, but I didn't care. You...
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Crazy Credits

Halfway through the end credits, a scene shows Darcy showing up in London to see Ethan, with the words "to be continued". See more »

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References Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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Where Did Everyone Get Their Money?
9 May 2011 | by (Passaic, NJ) – See all my reviews

Let's see! Weekly trips to a beach front house in the Hamptons. Beautiful brownstone apartments in the City. Driving around in a Land Rover. Taking trips to London.

All of these things happened in the movie and yet, for only 2-3 scenes do we see anyone at work. Everyone has all of this free time and no one says where the money comes from.

Well I got that off my che$t and I feel better.

As for the movie--someone said it best. It was a tennis match of watching relationships change back and forth. Yes, John Krasinksi was very good, however, I was expecting Pam Beasly to show up. He was playing his Office character in this movie and yes he made it bearable.

My wife loved the movie and I constantly squirmed in my seat. Wish I could write more but I have to work for a living.


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