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What If (2013)

The F Word (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 15 August 2014 (USA)
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Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.

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WHAT IF is the story of medical school dropout Wallace, who's been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben. Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend? Written by CBS Films

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...being friends has its benefits? See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, including references throughout, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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If You're Lucky  »

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Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

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$133,898 (USA) (8 August 2014)

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$3,452,117 (USA) (12 September 2014)
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During the filming in Dublin, Daniel Radcliffe spent a night partying with the Dublin Minor Gaelic footballers at a house party in celebration of them winning the All-Ireland minor championship. He was however, on set to film the next morning at 8 o'clock. See more »

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When Wallace types an email to Chantry, we see that the username in his address is "championbeefcake." However, her computer screen shows that the email is from "championbeefcake1." See more »

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Wallace: I thought a lot about something you said. About how when you realize how quickly everything can fall apart it makes you never want to give up anything good ever again. Whatever this is between us, it is good. It is so good. It is actually the best thing that has ever happened to me, and I don't want it to be over.
Chantry: I don't want it to be over either. I kind of wish we could invent a time machine or something.
Wallace: If we ever invent time travel, I would go back to the night we met.
Chantry: [moves in closer] You...
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The beginning of the closing credits are done with Chantry's animations telling some of the story of the movie as well as some of the back story. See more »

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Featured in Projector: What If? (2014) See more »

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Let's Get High
Performed by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Written by Alex Ebert
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Good way to wile away a couple of hours on a flight
22 December 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie on a flight and found it pretty enjoyable. It's fairly staple Rom Com script.

Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe) and Chantry (Zoe Cazan) become best friends, but do they want more than to be just friends. Chantry has a long term boyfriend Ben who she is very close to, so it seems they will remain just good friends regardless of whether Wallace wants more.

This is pretty much by the numbers rom com storyline. They've been churning these out for years and will continue to do so. It seemed pretty unlikely that Wallace and Chantry would have been best friends and the relationship between them doesn't really ring true. It's pretty watchable though and a good way to pass a couple of hours.


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