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Valentine's Day (I) (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  12 February 2010 (USA)
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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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A Love Story. More or Less. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 February 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Día de los enamorados  »

Box Office


$52,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,732,393 (UK) (12 February 2010)


$110,476,776 (USA) (30 April 2010)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Julia Roberts, Hector Elizondo, Kathleen Marshall and Larry Miller all played in Pretty Woman (1990). The hotel where Topher Grace's and Anne Hathaway's characters have dinner is the Beverly Wilshire hotel - the same hotel as featured in Pretty Woman. See more »


When Edgar is telling Grace about the possibility of having only one sex partner for life, we see Grace's cell phone on the table. When Estelle gets up, Edgar follows, Grace's cell rings and is no longer on the table as she pulls it out of either her right pocket or a handbag. See more »


Mailroom Danny: Dude, he's from Indiana. They only celebrate Love Your Cousin Day.
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Crazy Credits

Gag reel during the closing credits, and at the end of the closing credits cheerleaders form a heart on the football field. See more »


References Pippi Longstocking (1949) See more »


When A Man Loves A Woman
Written by Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright
Performed by Percy Sledge
Courtesy of Dominion Entertainment, Inc., a K-Tel Company
By Arrangement with Fine Gold Music
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A god-awful mess. Don't fall for it.
15 February 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Take 2 dozen stars. Mix in a dozen plots. Add a dash of horribly unfunny and painfully unrealistic dialogue. NOw top it off with every romantic comedy cliché in the book, clone it a few times and top it off again.

The end result is worse than it sounds.

It physically pains me to hear that people came out of this movie having enjoyed it . This is no doubt the biggest pile exploitive tripe that I have ever seen.

Not only is it poorly written and laugh-less, the abundance of different stories that are going on ( there is honestly about 9 or 10 main stories) leads to terribly underdeveloped characters and a choppy, dishevelled pacing that allows the movie to reach it's climaxing point 10 different times throughout the movie.

Not only are there too many stories but half of them are god awful and absolutely POINTLESS. Taylor Swift/Taylor Lautner's story for example, added NOTHING to the over all plot and it was just another way of cramming more familiar faces into the movie. Also half of the stars that are first billed appear in the movie for only minutes. It's pure exploitation and an obvious attempt to snare a huge audience. Unfortunately for the world and for the sake of film, it WILL snare that audience and most will come out liking it.

The movie had a few (only a few) nice tender moments and plot twists but the amount of bad overshadows this by a long shot.

A god-awful mess. Don't fall for it.

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