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I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)

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A florist, who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man, finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.

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In Manhattan, Genevieve Gernier owns a flower shop and has a personal dating rule: a limit of five dates with a man to avoid a relationship. When Greg Gatlin buys a restaurant nearby her shop, they decide to date. However, after five dates, Genevieve is not happy with her rule and does not know how to meet Greg again. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Roses are red, violets are blue... Oh, screw it. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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24 April 2009 (Bolivia)  »

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I Hate Valentine's Day  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,009 (USA) (3 July 2009)

Gross:

$10,060 (USA) (10 July 2009)
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During the Kamikaze Karaoke scene, the black woman with the pearl necklace is shown clapping in the audience, but the scene cuts to her exiting the stage to the applause. See more »

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References Martha Stewart Living (1991) See more »

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Upside Down
Written by Mike James and Troy Samson
Performed by Sherry St. Germain
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Not good.
6 October 2009 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' so expected that I would enjoy this movie too.

Unfortunately the movie was boring. That is the biggest problem here, there is nothing new or interesting at all.

The premise is actually not bad (as good as a romcom storyline can be), and I quite liked the idea from reading the blurb.

But for some reason it just didn't translate to interesting. The movie was fairly predictable and nothing you wouldn't have seen before.

I also believe that the actors were just not putting their hearts into it, Nia seemed far too fake and Corbett seemed disinterested. Why he bothered then is baffling, I can only assume it was a favour to Nia.

Very disappointed and definitely not recommended.


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