After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help ... See full summary »
Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.
Maggie (Hathaway) is an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie (Gyllenhaal), whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love. Written by
Twentieth Century Fox
In setting up the sex scenes, the actors were encouraged to improvise, but with their clothes on. Edward Zwick says that it is "colder" on a set because there are people all around, the camera, and other distractions. Therefore, the improvisation was useful in setting the scenes and shots for the actual shoot. See more »
When Jamie is handed the list of dates by Dr. Knight's secretary, Gail, he drops the paper on the desk, seemingly indifferent while listening to Gail. In the immediately following shot, responding to her question, it is in his hands and he is reading it. See more »
Saw it for free, still ended up asking my money back
The makers of this movie knew the story was flimsy. Bad boy meets girl, boy straightens out, girl turns him down, boy makes big gesture, happy end. Of course, the end isn't really happy, because the girl is terminally ill. Most of the movie is Anne Hathaway showing her nice body. Nothing wrong with her body, but it just screams: "We know the movie is crap, and we're not even trying to do something about it!"
The actors can act, but the writers and the director don't give them anything to work with. The basic plot could have been worked into a decent movie, maybe even Oscar material. Hollywood loves its cripples. Hey, if Forrest Gump can win it, anything can. But nobody put any effort into it, so it fails miserably even as a romcom.
At the end, the audience sighed in relief and applauded the guy who turned the lights on. As I said, definite contender for the golden razzies.
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