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
The film showing in the cemetery where Edgar and Estelle (Shirley MacLaine) reconcile is Hot Spell (1958), starring Shirley MacLaine. Shirley appears on-screen behind Edgar and Estelle as they kiss. Edgar says that Hot Spell Shirley is his "trifecta", and is his wife, Estelle. See more »
Julia never left to go to San Francisco. This can be heard when she calls Kara on the phone and says that she is still in LA. See more »
When I was a kid, most of the advice that my dad gave me was crap. But there's one thing that he said that was pure genius... he said, if you're ever with a girl that's too good for you, marry her.
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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 »
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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