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The Love Punch (2013)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 23 May 2014 (USA)
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A divorced couple scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them.

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Kate
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Pen
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Jerry
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Manon Fontaine
Laurent Lafitte ...
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Jean-Baptiste Durain
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Jack Wilkinson ...
Matt
Adam Byron ...
Tyler
John Ramm ...
Ken
Jean-Louis Barcelona ...
Minion
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Michaela (as Eleanor Matsuraa)
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Storyline

Richard and Kate are a divorced couple who have an amicable relationship. Richard who's about to retire learns that his company's assets have been frozen because it's under investigation and that includes the pension fund. When the owner goes out of the country, Richard decides to pursue him and Kate goes with him. When they learn the man doesn't care about the employees, they decide to get the money some other way; by stealing the diamond he gave his girlfriend. So they follow them and Kate gets close to the girlfriend. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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You can't pinch a diamond without stealing a few hearts

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content, language and rude humor | See all certifications »

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$4,302 (USA) (20 June 2014)

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$266,588 (USA) (20 June 2014)
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Timothy Spall (Jerry) and Emma Thompson (Kate) starred together in the Harry Potter film series as Peter Pettigrew and Professor Sybil Trelawney respectively. See more »

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Who would have thought that one apparently can fly Alaska Airlines from the UK to Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur? See more »

Quotes

Kate: I think that liking them is much more important than loving them, actually. Love is easy to fall into. Liking is much harder. Think of your wedding as a driving test. You take it, you pass, and then you really start to learn how to drive. Or you crash.
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References The Pink Panther (1963) See more »

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I Fought the Law
Performed by The Clash
Words and Music by Sonny Curtis (as Curtis)
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15 August 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I do enjoy a good British romantic comedy. My guilty pleasure I guess. They just make you laugh and feel good, just a little escapism and shouldn't be taken seriously. Being serious, well, that's for other films. Having said that, this movie has so many things wrong with it, it should be a huge failure, but oddly enough I loved it. I thought the two leads Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson were exceptionally well cast as they were so believable and likable. The other "good guy" Anglo-Saxon characters were good and as in so many other British films, the bad guys were French. I'm not sure how to judge their performances. The French accents were really dodgy at best and totally unbelievable, but this just added to all the fun. You know what? I must just watch this again, now.


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