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Beth is a young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors.

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Beth is a hard working career woman whose last relationship says that she puts her work above him so he left her. When he tells her he found another career woman and is willing to stick it out with her and is engaged to her. Beth feels that there is no one for her. And when she goes to Rome to attend her sister's impromptu wedding and after meeting the best man, Nick she's attracted to him but after seeing him with another woman, she gets drunk and goes into the famed Fountain of Love and takes some coins thrown by people looking for love. When she goes back to New York four men start coming onto her. And Nick keeps calling her asking her out. She later learns that what she did--is a no no. It seems legend says that if you take a coins out of the fountain the person who threw it will fall in love with who took the coin. So she has to find a way to break the curse. And she wonders if Nick whom she likes is with her cause he wants to or is he under the spell. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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£61,512 (UK) (25 June 2010)

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£61,512 (UK) (25 June 2010)
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Trivia

The scenes in the Guggenheim Museum were filmed during an actual exhibition by Cai Guo-Qiang called "I Want To Believe": The cars in the main entrance suspended from the roof was a piece entitled "Inopportune: Stage One"; The tigers with arrows protruding from them is "Inopportune: Stage Two"; The taxidermy wolves (which the coin rolls between as Beth runs after it) is a piece entitled "Head On". See more »

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In the Blackout restaurant, Nick grabs his chair and wine glass very easily as if the lights were on and he can see what he is doing. See more »

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Stacy: You have a date, huh?
Beth: It's not a date.
[They both look at a model for the museum exhibit, who turns her head toward them]
Stacy: So, what are you gonna wear?
Beth: My navy blouse, a pencil skirt, and some open-toe slingbacks.
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Floating Down a River
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"When in Rome" lowers romantic comedy standard
15 June 2010 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

"When in Rome" at first glance appears to be your standard romantic comedy, but it's actually worse than that.

I like romantic comedies which have a real-factor to it - that there's a chance that this could happen. But this film is completely ridiculous, and not in a funny way.

They appeared to be going for the laughs more than the romance. The "real" relationship wasn't built up at all so we didn't get to feel any of the love. On top of that, the comedy wasn't even done well. The timing was off, so even half-decent jokes weren't funny. It seemed that all the jokes were written in just to cover up sloppy writing. All of the so-called "twists" and "turns" were lame and seemed to be added at the last minute to overcome a bad plot idea.

I usually find romantic comedies to be harmless fun, but "When in Rome" actually angered me it was so poorly written. It gives the genre a bad name.


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