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Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of ... See full summary »

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Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street hot-shot. But just as everything seems to be falling into place, complications arise in the form of Tommy's sensitive and handsome co-worker Daniel. Beth soon learns that the game of love in the big city is a lot like Wall Street -- high risk, high reward and everybody has an angle. Written by Roadside Attractions

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Rated R for pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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19 February 2010 (USA)  »

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$3,200,000 (estimated)

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$34,712 (USA) (19 February 2010)

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$100,503 (USA) (19 March 2010)
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Beth and Tommy are both supposed to be left-handed. However, Tommy wears his watch on his left wrist, was throwing darts with his right hand, and drinks with his right hand. Beth dials her phone with her right hand and at work was scraping the rock with the tool in her right hand. See more »

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Daniel Seaver: He loved her more than anything, even his own life. I think that's what love is. Anything else is just, a distraction.
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Your Ex-Lover Is Dead
Written by Amy Millan, Chris Seligman, Pat McGee, Torquil Campbell & Evan Cranley
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Courtesy of Arts & Crafts International
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Alexis Bledel & Scott Porter were Outstanding
7 November 2010 | by (N. Korea) – See all my reviews

This is a great entertaining film, full of comedy, drama and just down to earth funny situations you almost face in every day life. Pretty much a copy of Mrs. Doubtfire crossed with a bit of Rush Hour or something. I can't believe they got away by stealing almost scene by scene Kindergarden Cop (a nice film, not excellent but can be watched). There are days when I just want to lash out at Hollywood and scream, "why!! Why in God's name, why do you make movies like this?!?!" I don't follow through because I already know the painful answer. Movies like this have a target audience who pay their good, hard-earned (in most cases anyway) money to see what they want to... oh, the hell with it! It's terrible!! My God, don't you people see how bad all of this is?! Can't you see it? Can't you? It's no use ...well actually it suffers from plenty of broad appeal i.e. complete chick flick that no guy, wait I mean no straight guy wants to see. It's a film that's more suited for the Indie crowd and the fact that it wasn't sent straight DVD when finished is the only real surprise.

This is the kind of movie you just pop in the DVD player, grab a big bowl of popcorn, invite a few friend over and sit back and laugh your a_ _ off! It is so realistic in it's portrayal of typical all-American ambitious young Manhattanites and urban conservationalists who are right on the cusp of adulthood and are just trying to figure it all out. Also It took me back to my high school days and it even reminded me of how special and exciting graduation night can be. Kudos to the writer for coming up with such a FANTASTIC concept and turning it into a movie. All in all I highly recommend this movie for good times and great laughs!!!!!!


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