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My One and Only (2009)

An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

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Becker
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Bill Massey
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Tom
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Charlie
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Dr. Harlan Williams
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Paula (as Molly Quinn)
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Robbie
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Bud
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Wendy
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Wallace McAllister
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Hope
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An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

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An almost perfect portrait of a family comedy


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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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25 September 2009 (USA)  »

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Cansada de buscar marido  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$58,692 (USA) (21 August 2009)

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$2,475,970 (USA) (13 November 2009)
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Trivia

Although Dr. Harlan Williams' (Chris Noth) military service is never specifically addressed in the movie, he is seen wearing the insignia of the 45th Infantry ("Thunderbird") Division on one of his uniforms. This unit fought in both World War II and Korea. See more »

Goofs

The shirt Robbie is embroidering has an Interstate Highway system logo for I-66 on it; it should be a US Route logo for US 66. I-66 wouldn't exist for many years, and wasn't anywhere near where they went. See more »

Quotes

Paula: Have you ever seen breasts?
George Devereaux: Sure... one.
Paula: You saw one breast?
George Devereaux: No, I meant once. I saw some once.
Paula: Some?
George Devereaux: Two. I saw two, once...
Paula: You wanna see mine?
George Devereaux: Who? Me? Now?
Paula: Ready?
George Devereaux: Okay. Sure, yeah.
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Crazy Credits

During the movie, we see Robbie doing cross stitch many times. At the end of the movie, we see Ann sitting in a chair, finishing the same cross stitch of their entire adventure, with "THE END." This goes right into the credits, which are done entirely in cross stitch. See more »

Connections

References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Medieval Play Bridge
Composed by Earl Salisbry (BMI)
Published by RFT Music Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Courtesy of Selectracks / Evergreen
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User Reviews

 
i guess this is based on a true story,,,,
3 July 2010 | by (TN) – See all my reviews

or sort of a true story. The movie doesn't tell you in the beginning that it is based on a real person, but at the end of the film we learn one of the characters is a real person whom became an actor. The movie has funny and dramatic parts.

It's about a wife, Anne Deveraux, whom is tired of her cheating husband. So she takes her two teen sons and they go on a road trip. She goes to Boston, Pittsburg, ST. Louis, in search of a new husband. She runs into some old flames, but none of them are really interested in a middle aged woman with two kids. She finally goes to Los Angles, where at the end of the film, one of her kids becomes an actor. He changes his last name to Hamilton and becomes known as George Hamilton.

FINAL VERDICT: OK, worth checking out on cable.


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