My One and Only (2009)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Biography, Comedy  |  25 September 2009 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Massey
Dr. Harlan Williams
Paula (as Molly Quinn)
Wallace McAllister
Car Salesman #1


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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Release Date:

25 September 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cansada de buscar marido  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Dedicated to the memory of Merv Griffin, who shepherded the project from idea to final credit. See more »


When the family arrives in Saint Louis for the first time, a US flag can be seen flying. However, this flag has 50 stars and in 1953 there were only 48 states. See more »


Bill Massey: As a man, there's only one thing you need to know about a woman.
George Devereaux: What's that?
Bill Massey: They're never the right temperature.
George Devereaux: No?
Bill Massey: Something to do with their plumbing. Reproduction. Whatever reason, most of the time... they're either too hot or too cold. Mostly too cold. So what you have to do... is carry a sweater or a jacket or something with you at all times. Something you can keep in the trunk of your car... or in your closet at work... for when their thermostat gets messed up.
George Devereaux: What else?
Bill Massey: That's it. ...
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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 »


Featured in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #16.191 (2009) See more »


Fifty Fifty Love
Written by Robert Ellen
Performed by The Ramblers
Published by Molique Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Mainstreem / Sittin' In With Records
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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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