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6 Month Rule (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  7 August 2012 (USA)
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A womanizer teaches his clueless friend the rules about being single and avoiding emotional attachment.

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A womanizer teaches his clueless friend the rules about being single and avoiding emotional attachment.

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Tyler always played by his own rules. Rules are meant to be broken.

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Rated R for language including some sexual references

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$1,963 (USA) (1 June 2012)

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$11,158 (USA) (15 June 2012)
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The film's director and lead actor Blayne Weaver first met actress Natalie Morales on the set of her television show The Middleman (2008) when he did a one time guest star as an alien. He offered her the role of 'Sophie' based on that experience working together. See more »

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Tyler: There are 2 types: there's the girl that you date and the perfect girl. The perfect girl, she's too perfect, she makes you nervous, unsure of yourself... who wants that kind of hassle? So you date the regular type, the girl who'S just off of what you want so you can be at ease and yet dissatisfied.
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I liked it
18 May 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I wasn't sure whether the other 4 reviews were fake or not but decided to give it a try anyway as I like the genre.

And I'm glad I did it; this was pretty cool and well acted.

Despite the low budget, this doesn't show and the characters felt genuine and at ease, even though they're not blockbuster stars. Also they are given enough screen time so that you can actually start to care for them.

I liked the guy who played Ty (he seems pretty natural on screen) and the girl which played Sophie was a very pleasant surprise as well.

The fact that it doesn't feel contrived or cheesy at any point, it doesn't try too hard and yet somehow it touches some chords inside, made it work for me.

All in all, it left me with a pleasant feeling, even though you don't get the standard happy ending fare in this one.


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