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A Case of You (2013)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  13 February 2014 (Singapore)
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A young writer tries to impress a girl he meets online with an embellished profile, but he finds himself in a real mess when she falls for him and he has to keep up the act.

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A young writer tries to impress a girl he meets online with an embellished profile, but he finds himself in a real mess when she falls for him and he has to keep up the act.

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He'll be everything she likes but himself.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language, some sexual references and drug use | See all certifications »

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Peter Billingsley's character (Scott) wears some familiar black rimmed glasses. Where Billingsley as a child star played Ralphie from "A Christmas Story". See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, Sam is browsing Birdie's Facebook profile, which has multiple updates shared with Friends, as shown by the icon above the update. However, as Sam has not sent a friend request to Birdie yet, he should be unable to view them. See more »

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Sam: I don't even know... what do you see in me? Huh? And what's to say you won't just take off and leave whenever you want? That is kind of your philosophy, right? When life gives you something better, you just... you take off. Right?
Birdie: That's what you think? You think I'm just waiting around till something better comes along?
Sam: Well, I don't know. You tell me.
Birdie: That was the first time... I've ever told a guy that I love him. Do you know how shitty it was for me to get that response from you?
Sam: So, why ...
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It had the possibility of being totally creepy and borderline scary but the performances and the writing made it sweet and funny.
3 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"You could become the man of her dreams if you wanted to." Sam (Long) is a struggling writer who has a crush on Birdie (Wood), the barista at the coffee place he frequents. He has no idea how to approach her until his friend brings up the idea of looking at her Facebook profile. Sam studies what he sees and becomes everything she is looking for. When she begins to fall for him Sam rethinks his choices. I am really becoming a Justin Long fan. In every movie he is in he is very easy to like and very funny. After the amazing Best Man Down movie I was looking forward to seeing this. While this wasn't as good as that one this was still very enjoyable. What could have been a generic cookie cutter romantic comedy was changed just enough to make it interesting and fun to watch. The best part was that it wasn't 100% predictable, more like 90% but still... The movie is more or less about a non-creepy (not totally at least) stalker who gets the girl by not being himself. It had the possibility of being totally creepy and borderline scary but the performances and the writing made it sweet and funny. I did like this quite a bit and recommend it. Overall, the sweetest and least creepy stalker movie I have ever seen. I give this a B+.


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