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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


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

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£976,780 (UK) (1 May 2009)

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$52,236,131 (USA) (7 August 2009)
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Released in Germany as "Night of the Ex-Girlfriends" See more »

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When Connor goes to his prom dance we can hear "The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats setting the action after 1982. After the prom, Connor goes to with his uncle to a place where we can hear "Get Down Tonight" by KC & The Sunshine Band (released in 1975). Approximately two years later, Connor says "I got the new Poison," and shortly thereafter, "Nothin' But a Good Time" (released in May 1988) begins playing. Therefore we can assume that the dance was in 1986 and there were no anachronisms present. See more »

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Connor Mead: Someone once told me that the power in all relationships lies with whoever cares less, and he was right. But power isn't happiness, and I think that maybe happiness comes from caring more about people rather than less...
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Version of Scrooge; or Marley's Ghost (1901) See more »

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You Can't Hurry Love
Written by Brian Holland, Eddie Holland (as Edward Holland, Jr.), and Lamont Dozier
Produced by Ralph Sall
Performed by The Ralph Sall Experience featuring Sharon Jones
Sharon Jones appears courtesy of Daptone Records
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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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