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Addicted to Love (1997)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 23 May 1997 (USA)
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Maggie's and Sam's former partners are in love; she wants revenge and he wants his lost love back, so they work together to break up the happy couple.

Director:

Griffin Dunne

Writer:

Robert Gordon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Meg Ryan ... Maggie
Matthew Broderick ... Sam
Kelly Preston ... Linda
Tchéky Karyo ... Anton (as Tcheky Karyo)
Maureen Stapleton ... Nana
Nesbitt Blaisdell ... Ed Green
Remak Ramsay Remak Ramsay ... Professor Wells
Lee Wilkof ... Carl
Dominick Dunne ... Matheson
Susan Forristal Susan Forristal ... Cecile
Larry Pine ... Street Comic
Debbon Ayer ... Gwen
Maurizio Benazzo Maurizio Benazzo ... Euro-Chic Man
Paolo Calamari Paolo Calamari ... French Bartender
Helmar Augustus Cooper ... Bus Driver
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Storyline

Good-natured astronomer Sam is devastated when the love of his life, Linda, leaves him for a suave Frenchman named Anton. He therefore does what every other normal dumpee would do; go to New York and set up home in the abandoned building opposite his ex-girlfriend's apartment, intent on winning her back and waiting until she decides to leave her current lover. What Sam does not count on is being joined several weeks later by ultra hip tomboy Maggie, a photographer and motor-cyclist who is determined to get revenge on Anton, her ex-fiance. Hostile at first, the two of them eventually join forces in an attempt to separate the couple, and ruin Anton's life. However, complications ensue when Sam and Maggie start falling for each other. Written by Anonymous

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Might as well face it. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

23 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Addicted to Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Centerville, Delaware, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,446,098, 26 May 1997

Gross USA:

$34,673,095

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,673,095
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The song playing during the scene where Maggie is creating a collage is "Nugget" by the band Cake. See more »

Goofs

When Sam paints the wall, he paints the same (unpainted) spot twice. See more »

Quotes

Anton: The midgets coming out of the blue!
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Connections

Spoofs Rear Window (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Comme toujours
Written by Iza Mellino and Mathieu Crespin
Performed by Les Négresses Vertes (as Les Negresses Vertes)
Courtesy of Virgin Records
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Meg Ryan is as sweet as ever.
13 February 2002 | by martymasterSee all my reviews

This is a great romantic comedy. Meg Ryan is on of the sweetest women in the world and you can't not love her. The story is very clever and funny. Meg Ryan and Matthew Broderick are great and delivers one of the best romantic comedies ever. This movie is really funny at times,but has that serious underline which builds up until the end of the movie. Maybe Meg Ryans best movie yet,beside "When Harry met Sally".


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