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The One I Love (2014)

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A troubled couple vacate to a beautiful getaway, but bizarre circumstances further complicate their situation.

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The Therapist
Kiana Cason ...
Waitress
Kaitlyn Dodson ...
Diner Patron
Lori Farrar ...
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Tim Peddicord ...
Diner Patron
Ryan Pederson ...
Diner Patron
Brett Bietz ...
Doug (voice)
Sean O'Malley ...
Dave (voice)
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Mom (voice)
Drew Langer ...
Brett (voice)
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Ellen (voice)
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Madison (voice)
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A troubled couple vacate to a beautiful getaway, but bizarre circumstances further complicate their situation.

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

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8 August 2014 (USA)  »

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Complicações do Amor  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$48,059, 22 August 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$511,635, 10 October 2014
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Ethan is browsing the computer late in the film, he discovers a number of folders, each bearing the names of a couple who have visited the retreat. One of them is "Ted & Mary," a reference to husband & wife (and relatives of the director) Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen. See more »

Goofs

While Ethan is on the phone, there are several shots showing the door open in the background (in an adjacent room). In the penultimate shot, the door is almost fully closed - then open again in the last shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ethan: [retelling] So, we met at a party, and... it was magic. Within a half-hour we were driving up into this really nice neighborhood, and we were running down the stairs of some strangers back yard, and then we were swimming, and we were in love. What we didn't count on was that even though the lights were off, the owner of the home was there. And he came out screaming at us, and it was the greatest night of my life.
Ethan: Ready?
EthanSophie: [they run and jump into the pool]
Ethan: [continuing his story] So me ...
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Connections

References Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Concerto No.21, 2nd Movement
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Michael Montes
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Good episode of the Twilight Zone
28 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

I rarely watch a romantic comedy, and I wouldn't have watched this one based on the IMDb plot description, so thanks to the then 15 reviews that changed my mind. That was a very pleasant hour and a half.

I like to be told a story, and that's what the movie does. This story is completely centred around its characters, the young couple next door, portrayed with simplicity and in a way that lets us relate and empathise. They also act and react like sane and sensible people, which is so uncommon nowadays that it's worth mentioning.

I'll sum it up as both intriguing and amusing, a double source of entertainment. One way to achieve that is to confuse the viewer as much as the protagonists. A very right thing to do, and done in the right proportion in my opinion. We can get confused for a minute, yet we always understand what's happening. There is also a constant undertone of drama. The ending alone can be felt very differently based on our mood of the moment.

Rich writing and solid delivery can satisfy you on several levels. A theatre screen is not necessary though; renting it is fine if you're on a budget.


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