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Leap Year (2010)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 January 2010 (USA)
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Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.

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Storyline

A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which occurs every time the date February 29 rolls around, faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her planned trip to Dublin. With the help of an innkeeper, however, her cross-country odyssey just might result in her getting engaged. Written by Anonymous

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Anna planned to propose to her boyfriend on February 29th. This is not her boyfriend.

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Rated PG for sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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8 January 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Année bissextile  »

Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£728,251 (UK) (26 February 2010)

Gross:

$12,561 (USA) (30 September 2011)
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Trivia

Matthew Goode later went on record saying that he reckoned that the film was one of the year's worst. He admitted that he took the role because it allowed him to fly home back to London on weekends. See more »

Goofs

When Anna and Jeremy are at the restaurant, Jeremy says they "might have to go in through the spine." No surgery of any kind ever goes "through the spine," particularly any cardiac surgery. In human anatomy, the common term "spine" actually is the vertebral column. The statement made by Jeremy literally would mean you would split the patient's vertebrae to get to the heart. See more »

Quotes

Declan: [slams Anna's suitcase on the ground] How does that work?
Anna: Can you be careful with that, it was a gift from my boyfriend!
Declan: He bought you a suitcase?
Anna: It's a Vuitton.
Declan: What?
Anna: A Louis Vuitton?
Declan: Come on. Ah, is it yourself Louis? Can I give you a hand getting into the car Louis? She named her suitcase, she's a crackpot.
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Soundtracks

NEVER FORGET YOU
Written by Shingai Shoniwa (as Shingai Elizabeth Maria Shoniwa), Daniel John Montagu Smith, James Russ Morrison, George Astasio, and Jason Pebworth
Performed by Noisettes
Courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Romantic Comedy
5 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had a chance to see an advance showing, and I found it to be quite enjoyable. But for me, Amy Adams can do no wrong. She lights up the screen in every scene, whether in a drama such as "Doubt," or a lighter story, as in "Julie & Julia." Her character, Anna, is sweet and vulnerable, but self-reliant when she has to be. The male actors support Ms Adams admirably and the pace never lags, thanks to competent direction of Anand Tucker. The Irish countryside is spectacular. The story is a variation on an old theme, but it is retold in movies because it is a good one. This is a fine date movie, but enjoyable as well for those of us who fondly remember the sometimes funny, sometimes painful quest for a mate.


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