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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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12 February 2010 (USA)  »

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Valentine's Day  »

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$52,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,732,393 (UK) (12 February 2010)

Gross:

$110,476,776 (USA) (30 April 2010)
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Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock and Jodie Foster all turned down the role of Captain Kate Hazeltine. See more »

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In the scene that begins with Kara Monahan lying on the floor crying, there were M&Ms spilled on her laptop in one shot, but on the next shot they were no longer there. See more »

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Reed Bennett: There's this girl.
Oversized Baggage Agent: Oh don't tell me, that'll take the fun out of guessing. Let's see, this is gonna be a tough one, there's a very pretty girl and she's about to get on a big airplane and if you don't stop her, she'll never know how you really feel.
Reed Bennett: Not exactly.
Oversized Baggage Agent: What am I missing?
Reed Bennett: If she gets on the plane, she's gonna find out the hard way that the guy that she thinks she's in love with is a spineless lying creep!
Oversized Baggage Agent: That's no good.
Reed Bennett: No, it is no good. And I can't let that happen. Because this girl...
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Gag reel during the closing credits, and at the end of the closing credits cheerleaders form a heart on the football field. See more »


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I'm In The Mood For Love
Written by Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh
Performed by Jools Holland and Jamiroquai
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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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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