MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 586 this week

My Own Love Song (2010)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  7 April 2010 (France)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 1,169 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 17 critic

A wheelchair-bound former singer and her best friend embark on a road trip from Kansas to New Orleans, Louisiana.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $0.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 528 titles
created 03 Jul 2011
 
list image
a list of 36 titles
created 13 Dec 2011
 
a list of 670 titles
created 31 Dec 2011
 
a list of 190 titles
created 06 Jan 2012
 
a list of 50 titles
created 03 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "My Own Love Song" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: My Own Love Song (2010)

My Own Love Song (2010) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of My Own Love Song.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Biography | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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.

Director: Richard Loncraine
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Logan Lerman, Mark Rendall
New in Town (2009)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A Miami businesswoman adjusts to her new life in a tiny Minnesota town.

Director: Jonas Elmer
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr., Siobhan Fallon
Case 39 (2009)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A social worker fights to save a girl from her abusive parents, only to discover that the situation is more dangerous than she ever expected.

Director: Christian Alvart
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Ian McShane, Jodelle Ferland
Comedy | Drama

A comedian takes on a job looking after the son of a single mom.

Director: Renée Zellweger
Miss Potter (2006)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Director: Chris Noonan
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson
Appaloosa (2008)
Crime | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.

Director: Ed Harris
Stars: Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Aaaah... it's New York City in 1962, and love is blooming between a journalist and a feminist advice author, who's falling head over heels despite her beau's playboy lifestyle.

Director: Peyton Reed
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, David Hyde Pierce
Leatherheads (2008)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.

Director: George Clooney
Stars: George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Director: Sharon Maguire
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After finding love, Bridget Jones questions if she really has everything she's dreamed of having.

Director: Beeban Kidron
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
Drama | Thriller

A defense attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father.

Director: Courtney Hunt
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Renée Zellweger, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Director: Michael Carney
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou, Jon Voight
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Police Officer #2
...
...
Devon's Mom
...
Policeman Who Helps Jane
...
...
Devon's Friend
...
Presenter
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Jean is a woman who is hiding from life after an accident leaves her wheelchair-bound. Joey is her friend who speaks to ghosts and angels no one else can see or hear. When he reads in the newspaper that his favorite author will be speaking in New Orleans, he convinces Jean to go with him. Along the way, they meet up with Billie, a young woman in search of her missing husband. The travelers have many obstacles in their path. They meet many different "angels" and "devils" along the way. Will they make it in time for the most important gig of Jean's life? Written by joules

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language and brief drug and sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

7 April 2010 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A Minha Canção de Amor  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Old Love Song
5 February 2011 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

Writer and director Olivier Dahan may have had sincere intentions behind making 'My Own Love Song' but the problem with the film is that it does not have much to offer in terms of novelty and it relies on several clichés. With the exception of Zellweger's Jane, the characters are either clichés or one-dimensional. Moreover, the film is overly sentimental at times. While I enjoy road movies very much, 'My Own Love Song' does capture the beauty of the American landscape. The camera-work is very good. I enjoyed the animated bird sequence but otherwise it was completely out of place. Renee Zellwegger does an excellent job in portraying Jane Wyatt, a wheelchair-ridden former rockstar who's estranged from her son. In addition, Zellweger proves once again that she can sing beautifully. Forest Whitaker tries the best he could with a poorly written Joey but the actor is unable to do anything new with this character. Yet, I enjoyed most of his scenes with Zellweger. Madeline Zima's Bilie lacks development. Nick Nolte stands out in a small role. Overall, 'My Own Love Song' isn't a bad watch by any means, it just doesn't have anything new to offer.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Funny Experience as an Extra!! Carnage45C
promo trailer! nbrown22-1
Soundtrack by Bob Dylan?! nbrown22-1
They filmed a day's worth at a New Orleans motel QNTMLPR
Renée Zellweger Sings Bob Dylan/Woody Guthrie Songs (Video) nicney
Great Movie limmitedgravity
Discuss My Own Love Song (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?