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Music and Lyrics -- A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.

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A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Hugh Grant ... Alex Fletcher

Scott Porter ... Colin Thompson
Nick Bacon ... Pop Bass Player
Andrew Wyatt ... Pop Guitar Player (as Andrew Wyatt Blakemore)
Dan McMillan ... Pop Drummer
Tom Foligno ... Has-Beens Promo Announcer (voice)

Zak Orth ... David Newbert - TV Executive #1
Brooke Tansley ... Janice Stern - TV Executive #2

Daniel Stewart Sherman ... Willy

Brad Garrett ... Chris Riley

Aasif Mandvi ... Khan

Drew Barrymore ... Sophie Fisher

Haley Bennett ... Cora Corman

Matthew Morrison ... Ray

Jason Antoon ... Greg Antonsky

Jeremy Karson ... Charlie

Emma Lesser ... Lucy

Kristen Johnston ... Rhonda
Adam Grupper ... Gary
Charlotte Maier ... Barbara

Toni Trucks ... Tricia

Lanette Ware ... Mia

Campbell Scott ... Sloan Cates

Billy Griffith ... Derek
Kathleen McNenny ... Gloria

Stevie Ray Dallimore ... Maitre d'
Spenser Leigh ... Beth Riley
Lou Torres ... Security Guard
Kali R. Harrison ... Stage Manager

Daniel Karaty ... Choreographer (as Dan Karaty)

Ben Butler ... Guitar Player (Cora's Band Member)
Rachel Golub ... Sitar Player (Cora's Band Member)
Conrad Korsch ... Bass Player (Cora's Band Member)

Seth Matthew Faulk ... Drummer (Cora's Band Member)
Daniel Mintseris ... Keyboard Player (Cora's Band Member)
Zak Soulam ... Guitar Player - Heavy Metal

Chris Moss ... Dancer
Christine Ashley DeJesus ... Dancer
Dana DePalo ... Dancer
Gerard Heintz ... Dancer
Antoine 'Doc' Judkins ... Dancer
Nick Kenkel ... Dancer
Nina Lafarga ... Dancer

Carly Lang ... Dancer

Monique Lea Gall ... Dancer (as Monique Lea)

Sarah Mitchell ... Dancer
Marielys Molina ... Dancer
Jorge Santos ... Dancer

Seth Stewart ... Dancer
Roel Suasin ... Dancer
Reed Kelly ... Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ariana Bernstein ... Girl at Concert (uncredited)

Bill Chemerka ... Concert Vendor (uncredited)
Michael Ciesla ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Peter Conboy ... Reunion Classmate (uncredited)

Ed Cuffe ... Reunion Attendee (uncredited)

Chris J. Cullen ... Concert Goer (uncredited)

Jill DeMonstoy ... Groupie (uncredited)
Stephen Detherage ... Al-(Concert Shirt Vendor) (uncredited)

Jay Ferraro ... Concert Goer (uncredited)

Amanda Marie Florian ... Girl at Concert (uncredited)

Brianna Leann Florian ... Girl at Concert (uncredited)

Tiffany Ashley Florian ... Girl at Concert (uncredited)
Katherine Hoskins Mackey ... Mom (uncredited)
Nobuo Inubushi ... Concert Goer (uncredited)

Jeannine Kaspar ... Girlfriend of Alex Fletcher (uncredited)

Mark A. Keeton ... Sloan's Dinner Companion (uncredited)

Linda Lee ... Loft Party Guest (uncredited)
Bernadette Lords ... Cora Corman Fan (uncredited)

Suzi Lorraine ... Nurse (uncredited)
Ralph Morse ... Stage musician (uncredited)

Thelma O'Leary ... Concert Attendee (uncredited)
Michelle Rouhani ... Class of 87 Alumnus (uncredited)

Robert Sciglimpaglia ... Class of 1987 Alumnus (uncredited)
Lisa Sever-Ferraro ... Concert Goer (uncredited)

Ken Sladyk ... Reunion Classmate (uncredited)

Toshiji Takeshima ... Hip Hop Guy at Party (uncredited)

Carlos Velazquez ... Waiter (uncredited)

Directed by
Marc Lawrence 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Marc Lawrence (written by)

Produced by
Bruce Berman .... executive producer
Scott Elias .... co-producer
Hal Gaba .... executive producer
Liz Glotzer .... producer
Nancy Juvonen .... executive producer
Martin Shafer .... producer
Melissa Wells .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Adam Schlesinger 
 
Cinematography by
Xavier Grobet (director of photography) (as Xavier Perez Grobet)
 
Film Editing by
Susan E. Morse 
 
Casting by
Ilene Starger 
 
Production Design by
Jane Musky 
 
Art Direction by
Patricia Woodbridge 
 
Set Decoration by
Ellen Christiansen 
 
Costume Design by
Susan Lyall 
 
Makeup Department
Matiki Anoff .... key makeup artist
LuAnn Claps .... makeup department head
Angel De Angelis .... hair department head (as Angel DeAngelis-Halko)
Angel De Angelis .... hair stylist: Mr. Grant (as Angel DeAngelis-Halko)
Debra L. Ferullo .... makeup artist: Ms. Barrymore
Donna Battersby Greene .... key hair stylist (as Donna Battersby-Greene)
Jamal Hammadi .... hair stylist: Ms. Barrymore
Lori Hicks .... additional key makeup artist
Dionne Pitsikoulis .... makeup artist
Carla White .... makeup artist: Mr. Grant
 
Production Management
Kate Kelly .... production supervisor
Paul A. Levin .... post-production supervisor
Denise Pinckley .... unit production manager
Mark Scoon .... executive in charge of production
Barbara Russo .... post-production executive (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
H.H. Cooper .... first assistant director
Nate Grubb .... additional second assistant director (as Nathan Grubb)
Kali R. Harrison .... second second assistant director
Jennifer Truelove .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Joe Alfieri .... carpenter foreman (as Joe Alfieri Jr.)
Joseph Alfieri .... construction coordinator
Henry Antonacchio .... head carpenter
JoAnn Atwood .... on-set dresser
Elise Bennett .... painter
Peter Bulavinetz .... construction grip
Amiee Clark .... art department coordinator
Thomas Clark .... construction grip (as Thomas J. Clark)
Doug Coleman .... set dresser
Amy Dholakia-Jorand .... scenic industrial (as Amy S. Dholakia)
Ellen Doak .... scenic foreman
Steven T. Duke .... set dresser (as Steve Duke)
Mark Fitzgibbons .... assistant art director
Ralph Fratianni .... construction grip (as Raloh Frantianni)
Steve Fratianni .... best boy construction grip (as Steven Frantiani)
Scott Gertsen .... key carpenter
Dena Ghieth .... art department production assistant
Steven Glazman .... storyboard artist: Pop Video (as Steve Glazman)
Harvey Goldberg .... set dressing foreman
Elizabeth Goodall .... scenic artist
Eric Green .... construction shop production assistant
Roman Greller .... set dresser
Robert Griffon Jr. .... property master (as Bobby Griffon)
Gay Howard .... art department coordinator: additional photography
Michael Kall .... stand-by carpenter
Derrick Kardos .... graphic designer
Philip Kennedy .... on-set scenic artist
Joyce Leipertz .... scenic artist
Lynn Maffessoli .... scenic artist
Dawn Masi .... graphic artist
Barbra Matis .... assistant art director
Alexandra Mazur .... assistant set decorator
John McDonnell .... assistant property master (as John B. McDonnell)
Darius Menard .... scenic artist
Timothy Metzger .... lead man
Francis Panuccio .... construction grip (as Francis Panuccio Jr.)
John Patterson .... scenic artist
Janine Pesce .... set dresser
Robert T. Prate .... construction grip (as Robert Prate)
Paul Robotti .... scenic artist
Michael Scarola .... key construction grip
Cathy Scorsese .... third props (as Catherine Scorsese)
Beth Scura .... set decoration production assistant
Gary Seeley .... construction grip
Karl Shefelman .... storyboard artist: Cora's Concert
Robert Spence .... construction grip
Cheryl Stewart .... scenic artist
Phil Testa .... construction grip (as Philip Testa)
Irapaul Turner .... construction grip
Patricia Walker .... charge scenic artist
Paul Wardwell .... construction grip
Joseph Ziegler .... carpenter foreman
Daniel Geary .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Michael Barry .... re-recording mixer
Brian Bowles .... dialogue editor
Carlos M. Cano .... apprentice editor (as Carlos Cano)
Rachel Chancey .... foley editor
Krissopher Chevannes .... adr recordist (as Kris Chevannes)
Ryan Collison .... foley mixer
Matthew Haasch .... supervising foley editor (as Mattt Haasch)
Robert Hein .... supervising sound editor (as Bob Hein)
Harry Higgins .... recordist
Eric Hirsch .... recordist
Kenton Jakub .... supervising adr editor
Bobby Johanson .... adr mixer
Bruce Kitzmeyer .... adr editor
Andy Kris .... re-recording mixer
Terrance Laudermilch .... recordist (as Terry Laudermilch)
Marissa Littlefield .... adr editor
Danny Michael .... production sound mixer
Dave Paterson .... additional fx editor
Glenfield Payne .... fx editor
Jay Peck .... foley artist
Robert Schaper .... re-recording mixer
Andrew Schmetterling .... boom operator
David Wahnon .... coordinating sound editor (as David Wahon)
Jerry Yuen .... cable person
Antonio L. Arroyo .... playback operator: ProTools (uncredited)
Jason Oliver .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Troy Porter .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Connie Brink .... special effects: concert (as Conrad F. Brink)
 
Visual Effects by
Glenn Allen .... visual effects producer: Brainstorm Digital
Justin Ball .... digital effects artist: senior systems engineer: Brainstorm Digital
Richard Friedlander .... visual effects producer: Brainstorm Digital
Nick Levenduski .... cg artist
David Massachi .... visual effects coordinator
Eric J. Robertson .... visual effects supervisor: Brainstorm Digital
Brainerd Taylor .... production video graphic artist (as Brainerd I. Taylor)
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals (uncredited)
Chris Halstead .... compositor (uncredited)
Thomas Mathai .... data manager (uncredited)
Scott Minter .... compositor (uncredited)
John J. Miralles .... lead digital compositor (uncredited)
Joseph Oberle .... digital compositor (uncredited)
David Piombino .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Stewart Pomeroy .... lighting techical director (uncredited)
Luke Rowsell .... visual effects production assistant (uncredited)
Chris B. Schnitzer .... visual effects production supervisor: Warner Bros. (uncredited)
Danita Slaughter .... digital opticals editor (uncredited)
Michael Stewart .... digital compositor: Brainstorm Digital (uncredited)
Chris 'Pinkus' Wesselman .... digital compositor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Peter Bucossi .... stunt coordinator
Norman Douglass .... stunt double: Alex
Roy Farfel .... stunt driver
Michael Russo .... stunt coordinator (as Mike Russo)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Almeida .... assistant chief lighting technician (as William Almeida)
Donald M. Angst .... best boy rigging electrician: Virginia/Washington DC (as Don Angst)
Michael Appel .... lighting programmer: arena concert sequences
Matt Balzarini .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, New York and Connecticut unit
Wesley Battle .... grip
Kelly Beaton .... electrician
John Billeci .... best boy rigging electrician
John Bolz .... rigging grip
Hugo Bonilla .... electrician
Andrew Casey .... Steadicam operator
Andrew Casey .... camera operator: "a" camera
Tom Cioccio .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Howard Davidson .... grip
Julian J. Delacruz .... camera loader
Glen Engels .... best boy grip
Jeffrey A. Eplett .... rigging electrician
Stanley Fernandez Jr. .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
James J. Ferris .... electrician
Ken Ferris .... camera operator: "b" camera
Morris Flam .... chief lighting technician (as Mo Flam)
Samuel G. Friedman .... rigging electrician
Jim Galvin .... dimmer board operator
John Geisler .... technocrane technician
John Gilgar .... electrician
Kevin Gilligan .... grip
Dennis Green .... 24 frame video operator
Richard Guinness Jr. .... key grip
Timothy Healy .... generator operator: base camp (as Tim Healy)
Victor Huey .... grip
Glenn Kaplan .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Billy Kerwick .... key rigging grip
Kevin Kerwick .... rigging grip
Kurt Lenning .... stage rigging gaffer
Todd Lichtenstein .... electrician
Clay Liversidge .... rigging gaffer
William Louthe .... electrician
Patrick McGrath .... dolly grip
Kevin McKenna .... video assist operator
Paul C. McKenna .... crane technician: Technocrane
Eugene Meienhofer .... lighting system technician
John O'Malley .... electrician
Gene Page .... still photographer
Justin Panzanaro .... rigging grip
Wayne Paull .... additional camera operator (as Wayne Paul)
Brent Poleski .... grip
Lance Rieck .... remote camera technician
Michael Stiller .... lighting designer: concert lighting
Lee J. Stone .... super technocrane operator
Craig Striano .... crane operator: Super Technocrane
Phil Testa .... construction gaffer
Dana Turken .... film loader
Mark van Rossen .... generator operator (as Mark C. van Rossen)
Joseph Viano .... best boy rigging grip (as Joseph A. Viano)
Chris Drechsler .... electrician (uncredited)
Paul Goroff .... super technocrane operator (uncredited)
Amy Albano Jachyra .... second assistant camera: day player (uncredited)
J. Dan Wright .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Frank Hansen .... background artist
 
Casting Department
Karen E. Etcoff .... background casting: New York
Sondra James .... voice casting
Valerie Lindquist .... casting assistant
Zoe E. Rotter .... casting associate
Bill Tripician .... extras casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Susan Bakula .... tailor
Kristin Farley .... set costumer
Mary Gierczak .... wardrobe
Kenn Hamilton .... set costumer
Barbara Hause .... wardrobe supervisor (as Barbara J. Hause)
Penelope Laughman .... additional set costumer (as Penelope L. Laughman)
Erika Logan .... costume production assistant
Christopher Peterson .... assistant costume designer
Tom Soluri .... costumer: Ms. Barrymore
Kathryne Wick .... costume production assistant
Andy Plovnick .... wardrobe production assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Brian Boyd .... colorist
Myra David .... post-production assistant
Lisa Day .... additional editor
Sarah Dorman .... post-production assistant
Tom Foligno .... first assistant editor (as Thomas Foligno)
Ann Gray .... post-production coordinator
Ethan Henerey .... dailies editing room assistant (as Ethan B. Henerey)
Natasha Leonnet .... colorist
David Massachi .... second assistant editor
Bobby Miller .... post-production assistant
Devon Miller .... digital intermediate editor
Nicolas Peterson .... assistant digital intermediate producer
Loan Phan .... digital intermediate producer
Tom Reiser .... color timing assistant
Joe Violante .... dailies advisor
Martin Zeichner .... dailies transfer
 
Music Department
Jill Dell'abate .... music contractor
Josh Deutsch .... music supervisor
Martin Fry .... musician: singer, additional vocals
Clyde Lawrence .... composer: additional music
Michael Rafter .... additional music arranger
Michael Rafter .... vocal coach
Massimo Ruberto .... music supervisor
Robert Schaper .... music editor
Robert Schaper .... production music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Bobby Alberga .... driver (as Robert Alberga)
David Babcock .... driver
Joe Bossi .... driver
Dan Buckman .... driver: Mr. Grant (as Danny Buckman)
Robert Buckman .... transportation co-captain
Nicholas M. Careccia .... driver
James Chestermann .... driver (as Jim Chesterman)
Edward Devereaux II .... driver (as Edward Devereaux)
James Donnelly .... driver (as James M. Donnelly)
Jude Donnelly .... transportation
Tom Fennimore .... driver (as Thomas Fennimore)
Lou Ferraoili .... driver
Kevin Harrigan .... driver
Sean Heilig .... driver
William R. Hilt .... driver
Michael Hyde .... transportation coordinator
Paul Kane .... driver
Bruce Knarich .... driver
Noel Lawlor .... driver
Bill Maher .... driver
Richard Maher .... driver (as Rich Maher)
Brett Michel .... driver
Robert Morgan .... driver
Bobby O'Neil .... driver
Daniel Palmer .... driver
Gary Palmer .... driver
Robert Papini .... driver (as Robert G. Papini)
Joseeph J. Parvis .... driver
Michael B. Russell .... driver (as Michael Russell Sr.)
Charles Smith .... driver
Brian Weinstein .... driver
Paul Wiener .... driver
 
Other crew
Margaret Baker .... stand-in
Tyson Bidner .... location manager
Mirashyam Blakeslee .... set production assistant (as Mirashiv AM Blakeslee)
Jamie Broadnax .... set production assistant
Eva Z. Cabrera .... script supervisor
Melissa J. Cates .... assistant: Mr. Elias (as Melissa Cates)
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot
Darin Collins .... location assistant
Angela Cutrone .... additional production assistant
James Darling .... office production assistant
Philip Douglas .... set production assistant (as Phiolip 'Pip' Douglas)
Leo Driver .... parking coordinator
John Edmondson .... chef
Laura Fearon .... second assistant accountant
Kathleen Fellegara .... set medic (as Kathy Fellegara)
Rich Fellegara .... set medic
Erica Fishman .... production assistant
Tiffany Ashley Florian .... stand-in: children
Jennifer A. Flynn .... 1764
Richard Franceschini .... production resources executive
Robert W. Frauenthal .... pilot (as Bob Frauenthal)
Lowell Freedman .... set production assistant
Timothy Goldberg .... location assistant
Gina Gordon .... second assistant accountant
Audra Gorman .... assistant location manager
Maria Guaman .... assistant chef
Genevieve Hannon .... adr loop group
Barbara Heller .... location manager
Kristin Johansen .... voice actor
Daniel Karaty .... choreographer (as Dan Karaty)
Joanna Klein .... production assistant (as Joanna Naskrecka)
Harry Lapham .... production assistant
Zia Lennard .... office production assistant
Lori A. Lopes .... construction accountant
Casey Madigan .... set production assistant
John Malakoff .... travel agent
SiddeeQah Na'Imah Malik .... production assistant (as Siddeeqah Na'Imah Malik)
Michael Maxwell .... head chef
Ryan McDonald .... office production assistant
David M. McGuire .... assistant location manager (as david McGuire)
Christian McHenry .... assistant production coordinator
Chris Moss .... assistant choreographer
Bobby Nieves .... assistant chef
Alison Noel .... production assistant
Matthew S. O'Brien .... production secretary: re-shoots
Sean Oliver .... adr loop group
Anthony Pagano .... director: concert video
Cindy Penaranda .... production secretary
Patrick Tendai Pfupajena .... set production assistant
Dorothy Precious .... production accountant
Marcia Rivas .... craft service
Wilson Rivas .... craft service
Jennifer Roberts .... set production assistant
Christina I. Rodriguez .... production assistant
Carmen Rodríguez .... first assistant accountant
Sienna Rose .... stand-in: Drew Barrymore
Lin Saunders .... assistant location manager: pre-production
Erich Saylor .... on-set security
Colby Shrefler .... location production assistant
Julie Solomon .... location scout
Joseph Stephans .... assistant location manager
Patricia Story .... unit publicist (as Pat Story)
Gwenn Stroman .... assistant: Ms. Juvonen
Rodney Tait .... assistant parking coordinator
Matt Traulsen .... set production assistant
Kamen Velkovsky .... set production assistant
Christian Vendetti .... set production assistant
Jamie Vermilye .... set production assistant
Dan Walton .... payroll accountant
Sophie Wells .... assistant: Mr. Lawrence
Sara Woodhatch .... executive assistant: Mr. Grant
Melissa Demyan .... stand-in: Drew Barrymore (uncredited)
Jennifer Zolten Freed .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Jonathan Gardner .... office production assistant (uncredited)
Russ Klein .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Phuong-Thuy Pham .... location assistant (uncredited)
Heli Soell .... assistant post-production accountant (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sexual content
Runtime:
USA:96 min | Philippines:105 min | Hong Kong:104 min | Argentina:106 min | Croatia:95 min (DVD)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the record store scene, Alex Fletcher's solo album is beside The Flying Lesbians section.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Sophie and the lady with Chris at the restaurant change clothes to make Sophie look better for Sloan. The Lady is about 6" taller than Sophie but both sets of clothing fit them both perfectly.See more »
Quotes:
Alex Fletcher:The best time I've had in the last fifteen years was sitting at that piano with you.
Sophie Fisher:That's wonderfully sensitive... especially from a man who wears such tight pants.
Alex Fletcher:It forces all the blood to my heart.
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Soundtrack:
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167 out of 181 people found the following review useful.
Charming, witty, and lighthearted comedy, 3 September 2007
Author: pachl from Illinois

There are already 222 reviews of this movie, so the chances of anyone ever reading this are slim. However, I'm a sucker for a longshot. (so if you read this review, please give it a thumbs up or a thumbs down...I'm curious to know if anyone will ever read this, buried under more than 200 other reviews)

When a friend suggested we rent this movie, my initial reaction was, "NO!! It's a chick flick. And besides, it's got Hugh Grant in it. Those are two really big strikes against it." However, and remember my fondness for longshots, the movie also casts Drew Barrymore in the other lead role. I couldn't resist.

To my complete surprise, both actors were excellent, and Hugh Grant doesn't have a bad singing voice. To be honest, if he and Drew Barrymore wanted to record an album of pop songs, I think it could do quite well. Her strength is that she is perky and funny, and that compensates for lack of trained vocal talent. Sometimes you DON'T want to hear Barbra Streisand.

Here's the quickie plot summary: Hugh Grant was in a popular band of the 1980s, and now he's reduced to playing for embarrassing venues like shopping malls, amusement parks, and High School reunions. When a Britney Spears-type singer wants him to write her new single, his life changes completely, but only due to Drew Barrymore's help.

I now judge movies in part by how my European friends would react to them. I have to admit that some American movies are a little corny, but this movie passed the test with flying colors. A friend from Slovakia not only loved the movie, he insisted on watching the trailers and special scenes.... twice! It was a welcome relief to actually be proud of a Hollywood movie.

I now have new-found respect for Hugh Grant, and my admiration for Drew Barrymore is higher than ever. She sure has a lot of talent for playing someone with pluck and a little bit of endearing wackiness.

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