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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dex
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Dexter Thaler Sr.
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Bridget Thaler
Jonathan Epstein ...
Professor Zigman
Leia Thompson ...
Bridal Consultant
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June
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Marcus's Dad
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Salesgirl
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Pretty Brunette
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Husband
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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 USA:

$13,945,368, 8 May 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,046,489

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,090,821
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The book has a character named Hillary, another lawyer and works with Rachel on the same law firm. Hillary is the one who guessed Rachel's secret affair with Dex when the latter sent red roses. Hillary's character isn't present in the film's version. See more »

Goofs

The scene right after the title, when Dex and Rachel wake-up in bed together, Dex stumbling around, looks at his cell and drops it on the floor to put on his boxers and pants. You can see his cellphone, between the edge of the bed and the duvet on the floor, when he turns down the volume on the answering machine. He then walks towards the door and puts on his shirt, and leaves with Darcy's purse and his jacket in hand -- never goes back for his phone. When Rachel's phone rings again, they show a wide shot, and the phone is no longer on the floor, but the duvet is still as it was before. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in This Changed Earth (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Running Around in My Dreams
Written and Performed by Tyrone Wells
Courtesy of Position Music
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Good girly fun, entertaining
9 May 2011 | by See all my reviews

After reading some negative reviews in some magazine I went to the movie with trepidation. Is it a finely crafted film, with a riveting script? No, but it was a good way to enjoy a Sunday afternoon with a friend.

Kate Hudson, Gennifer Goodwin do a good job making the friendship believable and warm, which could have been difficult considering their different temperaments. Colin Egglesfield is so handsome and those eyes can make you forgive a someway stiff performance. John Krasinski steals the show though, with his spot on delivery of the best lines in the movie.

Be sure to stay until after the credits for a little bonus blip.

Hoping they do the next story, John Krasinski would be fabulous.


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