MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,360 this week

Taking a Chance on Love (2009)

TV Movie  -  Romance  -  31 January 2009 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 219 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

Widowed, successful Californian sports journalist King is a great catch. His pride and joy, son David, suddenly says he's giving up baseball, and hence his scholarship. Actually he's ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 702 titles
created 29 Sep 2011
 
a list of 9 titles
created 20 Dec 2011
 
a list of 286 titles
created 16 Apr 2012
 
a list of 109 titles
created 24 Sep 2012
 
a list of 80 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Taking a Chance on Love (TV Movie 2009)

Taking a Chance on Love (TV Movie 2009) 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 Taking a Chance on Love.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Girl's Best Friend (TV Movie 2008)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A disgruntled music critic travels cross-country with her inheritance -- a Jack Russell Terrier named Binky.

Director: Peter Svatek
Stars: Janeane Garofalo, Victor, Kris Holden-Ried
Notes from the Heart Healer (TV Movie 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A single young mom forms an unlikely friendship with author Peyton, after a desperate situation forces her to abandon her child on Peyton's doorstep.

Director: Douglas Barr
Stars: Genie Francis, Ted McGinley, Laci J Mailey
Daniel's Daughter (TV Movie 2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When a woman learns that her father has passed away, she must confront the past (and the town) she left behind.

Director: Neill Fearnley
Stars: Laura Leighton, Sebastian Spence, Derek McGrath
Meet My Mom (TV Movie 2010)
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Frost
Stars: Lori Loughlin, Johnny Messner, Stefanie Powers
Mail Order Bride (TV Movie 2008)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Diana McQueen notorious con-woman has had enough. She leaves town and her boss, Tom Rourke, behind. She takes the place of her dying friend, who was to become some man's mail-order bride. Can she pull off this last con?

Director: Anne Wheeler
Stars: Daphne Zuniga, Greg Evigan, Cameron Bancroft
What Katy Did (TV Movie 1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A thirteen year old girl seems to be more than her widowed father can handle at times, even with the aid of her aunt, until a tragic accident changes the young girl's outlook on life.

Director: Stacey Stewart Curtis
Stars: Alison Pill, Megan Follows, Martha Burns
Come Dance at My Wedding (TV Movie 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Tanner Gray is shocked to learn after the death of his ex-wife Andrea that he has a 25 year-old daughter, Cyd. He and his wife had met on a cruise over 25 years ago where they both worked ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Jean
Stars: John Schneider, Brooke Nevin, Roma Downey
Mrs. Miracle (TV Movie 2009)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Overwhelmed widower Seth Webster is searching for a housekeeper to help him with his unruly six year old twin sons. "Mrs. Miracle" mysteriously appears and quickly becomes an irreplaceable nanny, chef, friend... and matchmaker.

Director: Michael Scott
Stars: James Van Der Beek, Erin Karpluk, Doris Roberts
What I Did for Love (TV Movie 2006)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Call him a city slicker. Call him a tenderfoot. But don't call him a member of the family--yet. Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancée, Sadie Ryder, ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Griffiths
Stars: Jeremy London, Dorie Barton, James Gammon
Your Love Never Fails (Video 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A working mother (Elisa Donovan of CLUELESS) is forced to return to a life she left behind in Texas when her daughter's father (Brad Rowe of TV's GENERAL HOSPITAL) files for joint custody.

Director: Michael Feifer
Stars: Elisa Donovan, Brad Rowe, Tom Skerritt
Documentary | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A handful of unforgettable characters set out on a 100-day quest to tame a totally wild mustang for a Texas competition in this stunning and poignant documentary. Among them: Charles, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Alex Dawson, Greg Gricus
For the Love of Grace (TV Movie 2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Most commended firefighter Steve Lockwood misses his accidentally killed wife Molly terribly. Taking risks not by the book, the hero gets suspended. His kid brother Frank Lockwood fails to ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Pryce
Stars: Mark Consuelos, Chandra West, Cara Pifko
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Peyton McGruder
...
...
Christine
...
Older Eve Miller
...
Older Ben Morrick
...
Mandi
...
Nora
...
David
Joanna Douglas ...
Eve Miller
...
Ben Morrick
...
Billy Miller
Preston Haynes ...
Ritchie Franks (as Preston Hayes)
Philip Akin ...
Jules Grandfield
...
Mike
...
Marine
Edit

Storyline

Widowed, successful Californian sports journalist King is a great catch. His pride and joy, son David, suddenly says he's giving up baseball, and hence his scholarship. Actually he's leaving college, aspiring to go to arts school. King finds out through his lover, hearts columnist Peyton McGruder. She refuses to commit to marriage, rather concentrating on trying to catch up after finding Christine, the daughter she gave up as fickle young mother. A reader's letter inviting her to exchange stories on unconditional passion and true love sets Peyton thinking, just when King gets a dream job offer in New York. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Romance

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Note II: Taking a Chance on Love  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Taking A Chance on Love Dares to Do It! ****
6 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Genie Francis leads an outstanding cast in this wonderful film dealing with two women virtually being forced to rediscover their philosophies of love.

The story opens up when a woman disagrees with advice that another gives in her column. The two women meet and the story of their lives comes out and what stories to behold.

The writer gave up her child when during her pregnancy, her husband, who she thought was cheating on her, was killed in an auto accident. Finding her daughter years later, she discovers that the latter's adoptive parents have died and there is the problem of connecting with her. Further complications ensue when she finds love with a divorced sports columnist whose son has left school and wishes to pursue art school.

The woman who wrote her has quite a story of her own to tell. Coming from a political family, she married into another despite finding love with a fellow officer from her husband's naval team. When she finds out that she is pregnant, to avoid scandal, she weds her intended and brings up the child as his. This all occurred in 1966 and her husband was killed in a boating accident. Despite the fact that her lover's wife has also died, she hesitates in rekindling her relationship when the writer brings the two of them together.

The stories are wonderfully interwoven with fine performances by all concerned. This is certainly a tale for the romantics.


12 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Taking a Chance on Love (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?