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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

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

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

On the beach at the Hampton's when Marcus is checking if Rachel is sleeping or dead Claire is reading a magazine. When Marcus walks away Claire is lying down with the magazine on her face. See more »

Quotes

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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Little Too Much
Written by Natasha Bedingfield, John Hill & Jonas Myrin
Performed by Natasha Bedingfield
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Great Adaptation of the Book
10 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Love Emily Giffin, her characters are always so intriguing, and this movie is a great adaptation of her book. And while Dex's is character is somewhat blah in the movie, he is fantastic eye candy. John Krasinski steals the movie with his portrayal of Ethan (the beach scene is laugh out loud hilarious). And for all the girls (and women) who have always taken a back seat because they think they don't deserve better, there is actually a lesson to be learned in this movie. The books, and the movie, are morally conflicting but that does not take away from the enjoyment factor. This is a great girls night out kind of movie and it could be a good date night movie if your guy is okay with the romantic comedy genre (it is certainly does not follow the typical romcom structure).


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