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Ruby Sparks (2012)

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A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.

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Calvin is a genius novelist who begins to type a new novel on his manual typewriter about Ruby, his dream girl. He can't believe his eyes, because the next day, Ruby becomes a real person, and they begin to have a beautiful relationship together. If the relationship isn't perfect, all Calvin has to do is simply type the words on the page and Ruby's actions change to what he needs. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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She's out of his mind.


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

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6 September 2012 (Portugal)  »

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He Loves Me  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$140,822 (USA) (27 July 2012)

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$2,535,819 (USA) (19 October 2012)
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In a couple of scenes, you can clearly spot a book by Jonathan Franzen. See more »

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When Calvin is talking to his brother, there are two other people at the right side training on the stepper. After the camera swaps, the two people from the stepper are now at the treadmill. See more »

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Harry: Quirky, messy women whose problems only make them endearing are not real.
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Calvin creates a real girl out of his writing
8 August 2012 | by (Salt Lake City, UT) – See all my reviews

It is an honest movie. In the beginning it is cute and funny, but then it quickly turns very serious and a little bit dark. Calvin creates a very similar relationship, to his last, with a woman who appears after he writes about her. It is a movie about their struggles as he attempts to create his perfect relationship by changing it on paper. It is a beautifully written story. Most movies today are about the special effects and don't have enough of the story. This movie is full of story and a great one. You will leave the movie theater feeling like you just watched a really great movie! Must see! This is what movie making should be about.


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