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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy | Romance  -  1 May 2009 (USA)
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While attending his brother's wedding, a serial womanizer is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends.

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Connor Mead, a successful fashion photographer and a Lothario keen on casual sex, goes to his younger brother's wedding to convince him not to marry. He arrives at his dead uncle's estate during the rehearsal the night before the wedding; he starts in, taking his brother aside, trashing marriage. Later in the men's room, his uncle, who taught Connor all he knows about women, appears to him, confesses to have been wrong, and tells Connor that three ghosts will visit him that night: the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future. Connor has already set the breakup in motion. Can he learn anything from his life and fix what he's broken? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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You can't always run from your past


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content throughout, some language and a drug reference | See all certifications »

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1 May 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los fantasmas de mi ex  »

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Opening Weekend:

£976,780 (UK) (1 May 2009)

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$52,236,131 (USA) (7 August 2009)
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Trivia

When Ben Affleck was attached to the project, offers went out to Warren Beatty, Robert De Niro, Bill Murray and Jack Nicholson for the part of Uncle Wayne. See more »

Goofs

During rehearsal, when the bride and groom are facing each other, they're told by Sergeant Volkom to turn 180 degrees. They do however turn 90 degrees, facing the room (as they should). Had they in fact turned 180 degrees they would of course be standing back to back instead. See more »

Quotes

Bar TwinBar Twin: [Together to Connor] You slept with my sister.
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Version of Shower of Stars: A Christmas Carol (1954) See more »

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Wedding March
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Performed by Ralph Sall
Courtesy of Bullet Recording Company, Inc.
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User Reviews

 
Not that bad!
7 May 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Seriously what did you really expect from this movie its a romantic comedy! I'm so angry because everyone destroys this movie for no reason. I'm no big fan of McConaughey but in this movie i really felt he was himself the big lady charmer. Garner was absolutely fantastic she was awesome and beautiful. Now what i think about the movie. This was an enjoyable funny movie, not an academy award film but certainly a movie to watch. You don't need to be a big fan of Mattew McConaughey to see this movie, but it would helps. Little to no surprises in the plot, but then who ever sees romantic comedy for the plot? I had some good laugh. These two have great chemistry and are just amazing to watch. As the story unfolds you will laugh and cry at the brilliance of such an amazing storyline. A must see!!


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