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Definitely, Maybe (2008)

A political consultant tries to explain his impending divorce and past relationships to his 11-year-old daughter.

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Ad Exec
Matthew Mason ...
Headphone Guy
Rick Derby ...
Visitor from Planet Ordon (as Ricky Jay Derby)
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School Dad
Ryder Chasin ...
Boy with Book
Fiona Lane ...
Angry Girl
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Angry Girl's Mom
Blake Benitez ...
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Ashtyn Greenstein ...
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Romantic comedy: Will Hayes, a 30-something Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins in 1992, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the Clinton campaign. For Maya, Will relives his past as a idealistic young man learning the ins and outs of big city politics, and recounts the history of his romantic relationships with three very different women. On the campaign, Will's best buddy is Russell McCormack. They not only have similar political aspirations, they share the same type of girl problems, too. Will hopelessly attempts a "PG" version of his story for his daughter ad changes the names so Maya has to guess who he finally married. Is her mother Will's college sweetheart, the dependable girl next-door Emily? Is she his longtime ... Written by Orange

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Three relationships. Three disasters. One last chance. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, including some frank dialogue, language and smoking | See all certifications »

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14 February 2008 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

£698,041 (UK) (8 February 2008)

Gross:

$31,973,840 (USA) (4 April 2008)
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Trivia

The deli that Will (Ryan Reynolds) buys his cigarettes is called Two Guys. Ryan Reynolds previously starred in the series Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place. See more »

Goofs

When Will is in April's apartment before they kiss, her hair keeps switching from framing her face to being pushed back or behind her ear. See more »

Quotes

Maya Hayes: How come you changed all names except hers?
Will Hayes: What do you mean?
Maya Hayes: In the story, you know like mom became Emily, and Summer's that Natasha lady who writes for that magazine... But you didn't change April's. Why?
Will Hayes: Why - Why are you so concerned with this anyway?
Maya Hayes: Because I want you to be happy.
Will Hayes: You know, I'm happy.
Maya Hayes: Trust me, dad. You're not happy.
Will Hayes: [Long pause] Put on your coat.
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Features NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Save the Best for Last
Written by Phil Galdston (as Philip Galdston), Jon Lind, and Wendy Waldman
Performed by Vanessa Williams
Courtesy of Island Def Jam
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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A nice romantic movie for the nostalgic viewer
20 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As usual with romantic comedies, don't believe much of the negative critique you read about this movie. The move is very entertaining, very romantic, and will play on your nostalgic side if you have one. If you're a 20 something that has been in and out of some significant relationships, this will hit close to home, in a positive way. I wouldn't suggest this movie for a first date because it's not quite light-hearted and happy enough. Watch this one on a second or third date OR watch it with someone you've known for a while who you are about to reveal your feelings to. I promise you - it'll set you up nicely...


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