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Valentine's Day (I) (2010)

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Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.

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More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon; a TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA; a star quarterback contemplates his future; two strangers meet on a plane; grandparents, together for years, face a crisis; and, an "I Hate Valentine's Day" dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to. Can Cupid finish his work by midnight? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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From the director of Pretty Woman comes a day in the life of love. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual material and brief partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Día de los enamorados  »

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$52,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,732,393 (UK) (12 February 2010)

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$110,476,776 (USA) (30 April 2010)
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Shot over a period of 53 days. See more »

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On the bridge when Alphonso is fishing and talking to Reed, the camera goes back and forth to both sides of Alphonso. Alphonso is holding the fishing pole different each time, on one side he is holding the handle and the fishing line and the other he is holding the handle and the pole, not the line. Also, importantly, he is using a bait-casting reel and the proper way to keep the line from unreeling is to place your thumb on the spool. The way he is holding the reel is like that of a spinning reel. See more »

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Morley Clarkson: And then there's the whole thing with my parents' horrible...
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Morley Clarkson: You're not getting it. You know the first phone call I made after you proposed was to my office, to confirm my ten o'clock meeting.
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If you loved 'Love Actually' do NOT see Valentine's Day
10 February 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

All star cast, great premise and timely release unfortunately do not make up for poor script, tacky comedy and a general go nowhere film. Basically a Hollywood rip off of something that the UK has already done to glorious success. While each of the characters were stand alone acceptable the need for the script to somehow tie them all together in a Love Actually fashion became tiresome and somewhat irrelevant. After watching the film you'll find yourself counting how many of the stars and starlets on the poster were even necessary in the film and start realising that the number of 'name' actors in the film is directly proportionate to the number of dollars it cost you for the ticket. Had they dropped 8 of the major players out and actually investigated the remaining stories a little further, rather than jumping back and forward between around a dozen limp ones, it may have been two dollars well spent. Don't waste your money - $12 will buy cheap roses from the petrol station and will probably be a more memorable gift to your significant other.


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