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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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All is fair in love and Rome. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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29 January 2010 (USA)  »

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La fuente del amor  »

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£61,512 (UK) (25 June 2010)

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£61,512 (UK) (25 June 2010)
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In the last movie with Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite (2004)), the song "The Promise" was featured prominently. That song was performed by the band "When in Rome." See more »

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During the cab ride scene when Beth just arrived, the footage can be obviously seen sped up as the pedestrian on the left side of the screen is seen walking 3x then slowed down to 2x as the cab passed by. See more »

Quotes

Joan Martin: His name's Umberto. Umberto! How sexy is that? We met on a flight to Italy two weeks ago, and now we're getting married. In Rome!
Beth: Wow. That... Joan. Wow.
Joan Martin: He's the one, Beth. I know it, I can't wait until you meet him.
Beth: And when I do, I will have known him for... almost as long as you have.
Joan Martin: You know what? You're not exactly a role model when it comes to relationships.
Beth: Okay, maybe not. But that is because I have a relationship with my job. I love my job. And when I find a guy that I like more than...
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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How Far We've Come
Written by Kyle Cook, Paul Doucette, Rob Thomas, and Brian Yale
Performed by Matchbox Twenty
Courtesy of Emblem Records / Atlantic Recording Corporation
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Bad Film
18 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Aside from Jon Heder, Danny Devito and Angelica Huston, the acting performances were horrible. Basically a film starring Kristin Bell as Elizabeth Martin looking for love and stealing some coins in a fountain at her sisters wedding in Rome. Something spellbinding happens to the folks of the coins that she took. You folks can figure it out. Typical klutzy protagonist, muddling through life, yet hard to identify or rout for her to be happy. The slapstick in this film , was unoriginal.This was a clean film,so more folks can see this. Actually, that is probably a bad thing. My vote is still with Pedro and certainly not for this awful movie.


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