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Flirting with Forty (2008)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  6 December 2008 (USA)
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A divorced mother approaching her 40th birthday falls for a younger man while on vacation.

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Jackie Laurens (Heather Locklear) is a recently divorced, 40-year-old and mother of two pre-teen kids who takes a vacation alone to Hawaii where, against her better judgment, she meets and hooks up with a hunky, much younger resident surf instructor named Kyle Hamilton (Robert Buckley). But what began as a one-night stand turns into love as when her vacation is done, she flies to Hawaii every chance she gets to meet with her latest love interest, which soon gets disapproval from her ex-husband, her teenage kids, and even her close friends. As time and the pressure from everyone around her to break it off with Kyle pushes Jackie to her breaking point, it will only take her beau Kyle to teach her how to cope before life passes her by. Written by matt-282

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Amor a los cuarenta  »

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The film got 4 million viewers on its premiere broadcast on Lifetime, making it the 3rd most watched TV-movie of 2008 See more »

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When Jackie is having her first surf lesson, Kyle attaches the surfboard cord to her right ankle, but the scenes of her attempting to surf have some shots of the cord on her right ankle and at other times the cord is on her left ankle. See more »

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Chomping at the Bit
Performed by Kristin Mainhart
Written by Kristin Mainhart & Ruvane Schwartz
Published by Zomes Music
Courtesy of Khromozomes & MS-Pro
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A story about love and age differences
25 August 2011 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a sweet and contemporary story.

A woman is divorced and lives the hard life as a single mom of two. When she turns 40 she reaches a turning point of her life and realizes that she really can enjoy all the aspects of her life, she meets a much younger attractive surfer and her friends begin to worry about her choice and think that she's reached a midlife crisis. She is happy and in love, could life be any better?

I thought this movie was very romantic and sweet, and it raises some good points about age differences and love. I liked it because I felt like I could very easily relate to the story. I also must mention that Heather Locklear looks as great as ever.


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