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Something Borrowed (2011)

PG-13 | | 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.



(screenplay), (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Epstein ...
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Marcus's Dad
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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


It's a thin line between love and friendship.


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

6 May 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Love & Marriage  »

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Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£707,863 (UK) (6 May 2011)


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

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Peter Facinelli tried out for the role of Dex. See more »


Near the end, Darcy goes to Rachel's apartment. She has nothing with her. When we see her storm outside the building, she grabs Marcus' pizza wrapper and walks away. Then the shot switches to her from the back and she has a brown purse, no wrapper. The purse was sitting beside Marcus on the stoop but we don't see her pick it up. See more »


Rachel: You're an asshole!
Ethan: Yeah, maybe i am. But i'm the only asshole here who gives a shit about 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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Written by Peter Axelrad
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User Reviews

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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