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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

PG-13  |   |  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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£976,780 (UK) (1 May 2009)

Gross:

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

Released in Germany as "Night of the Ex-Girlfriends" See more »

Goofs

If Sarge fought in Korea, even assuming he was barely 18, he would be closer to 80 years old in 2009, more like the grandfather of the bride. Instead he looks like he's in his early 50s, so maybe he was born around the time of the Korean War, but not old enough to have fought in it. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Wayne: So here's a couple of tips. When you first meet a girl you give her two compliments above the neck. Yeah, tell her she's got nice lips, nice eyes, nice hair... she's intelligent, her moral ethics, whatever crap comes to your mind. Then just when she begins to thinks that you're another - you know - vanilla nice guy that she can tool around with all night without getting naked...
[hits his hand on bar]
Uncle Wayne: you *insult* her! Flip the power dynamic and your let her know that you're here to play.
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Version of An American Christmas Carol (1979) See more »

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Ladies Night
Written by Robert Kool Bell (as Robert Bell), Ronald Bell, George Funky Brown (as George Brown), Meekaaeel Muhammed (as Meekaaeel Muhammad), Claydes Smith, J.T. Taylor (as James Taylor), Dennis D.T. Thomas (as Dennis Thomas), and Earl Toon
Performed by Kool & The Gang
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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