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All About Steve (2009)

 -  Comedy  -  4 September 2009 (USA)
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Convinced that a CCN cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together.

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Mary Horowitz writes crossword puzzles for the Sacramento Herald. She's loquacious to a fault. When kids at a career day make fun of her for being single, she accepts a blind date with Steve, the cameraman for a CNN-like news network. Within minutes she decides he's the man for her. He's quickly put off by her constant verbiage and over-the-top advances; he makes an off-hand remark about going on the road with her, and splits. She's moonstruck, writes a sappy crossword puzzle, loses her job, and decides to follow him as the news team crisscrosses the Southwest; Steve's team eggs her on. Then she falls in a mine shaft, and she and Steve become a story; is it a love story? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content including innuendos | See all certifications »
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£275,083 (UK) (15 January 2010)

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£275,083 (UK) (15 January 2010)
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When Mary is soaking in the tub, the song in the background is sung by Helga Bullock, Sandra's mother. See more »

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When Mary is helping pick up in the parking lot after Steve is on his way to Galviston, the poster she is holding changes position from shot to shot. See more »

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Mary Horowitz: On the journey of life, just find someone as normal as you. If not, a whole bunch.
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SPOILER: After the end credits, a competitive TV reporter, in despair that Hartman got popularity by falling into the mine while trying to save Mary, jumps into the mine himself. See more »

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Awkward Comedy: "There is a method in the Madness"
10 September 2009 | by (California Highlands, United States) – See all my reviews

Written In True Mary Horowitz Style:

Did you ever wonder HOW a Real person with a completely separate "Public" identity feels - say Charles Lindbergh whose child was stolen or Martin Luther King, Jr. whose front porch was bombed? There are Crazy people in this world - UTTERLY out of their mind crazy, mean and destructive...

  • then there people like Mary: Kind, Gentle, Dorky and always trying to


figure things out - yet still trying to find real love - just like everyone else. I thought Ms. Bullock's film was very compassionate, considerate and caring - An Excellent Comedy with Heart!

The scene where the two friends show how many people Mary touched in a positive way, compared to how many the newscaster touched in a negative way was priceless and showed Mary's true nature and thus her true value. Something that Mary had to learn for herself and DOES.

Learning to value yourself is a hard lesson and some people like, Marilyn Monroe, never quite get it and give up (but are so vain they take pictures before they do) and other's like the self-abdicated King of England get it right the first time - when true love hits them between the eye - yet still late in life (age 42):

"But you must believe me when I tell you that I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as King (of England) as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love." - Edward the VIII

The sad fact is that many of us are late bloomers and in this world ... Thank you Ms. Bullock for always having a Heart of Gold. I'd rather live in the same category as Edward the 8th any day. Truly, "Thank You."

In addition, thank you Cast for making it funnier than heck - the "dead horse" getting up was PRICELESS so was the newscaster's spin doctoring
  • I almost split my side!!!!



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