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Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Romance  -  18 April 2010 (USA)
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A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.

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Lane is looking for her "magic man". A man who has all of the attributes that are on her checklist. In the meantime she finally hears her calling when a job opportunity presents itself in the form of Cosmo magazine. After failing to impress the editor they head out of the office when they begin talking men. There Lane (Hillary Duff) has the idea to combine dating and work place. After causing a blackout at her job interview she lands the job in an office to begin her undercover work. After dating several co-workers she happens to spill her drink on a "magic man candidate" Liam. However her boss isn't impress by the direction she tries to take her story and tries to get her to stop dating Liam. Written by Anonymous

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Falling In Love is a Full-Time Job.

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Second film to feature both Hilary Duff and Jennifer Coolidge See more »

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Right after Lane first meets Whitney, there's a boom mic visible at the top of the screen, but only for a second. See more »

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Lane: Love just doesn't happen to girls like me; girls who build their hopes on an intricate web of day dreams. The truth is that everyone has issues and maybe building up a fake, perfect man in my mind was my biggest issue of all. I've been walking around with the ghost of my magic man. He's been haunting me, keeping me from a world of opportunities that were right in front of me...
Lane: There's no such thing as perfection. Love is for people who are realistic and smart enough to open up their heart and ...
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Disappointed
26 April 2011 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

Lane (Hilary Duff), a freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company. And she is looking for her "magic man". A man who has all of the attributes that are on her checklist. In the meantime she finally hears her calling when a job opportunity presents itself in the form of Cosmo magazine. After failing to impress the editor they head out of the office when they begin talking men. There Lane has the idea to combine dating and work place.

The story isn't bonny, catchy, delectable and not unlikely interesting. Just one fashion girls wanna have some cute charming boyfriend. So she figure out to go to find Cosmo, fashion editor because she's wanna hang out with a lot of men. It can be in some a lot of girl's dream but Lane, she's just go to this finance company because of just for that reason. She didn't do anything else. She just had been thinking to a lot of men all day. And I wonder why she have to put a curtain in her out-way working area?

I don't actually love Hilary Duff's performances. She's play just the comedy style and that is, nothing else. Like Beaut & the Briefcase. I have a sense that this movie want to make chick flick style, but it's totally not. I don't know why I think that but I can felt that is not.

At first I wonder why the average vote of this movie is 5.2/10 but now I'm incontestable understand.


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