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
When Maggie and Sam walk into Anton's apartment, Maggie throws her scarf off, and in the next shot her coat is already removed as well. See more »
Well, that is, without a doubt, the most pathetic thing I've ever heard.
You don't understand...
And I don't mean that in a trivial way. I'm a photographer, I've seen a lot of things. I once took pictures of a man who ate his own legs, and you would be the black sheep of that family.
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Tukka Yoot's Riddim
Written by Mel Simpson, Geoff Wilkinson and Robert Taylor
Contains a sample of "Sookie Sookie"
Written by Don Covay and Steve Cropper
Performed by Us3
Courtesy of Blue Note Records, a Division of Capitol Records, Inc.
Under licence from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets See more »
Typical... but different
Addicted To Love is the predictable story of a boy meets girl, boy loses girl etc etc. But then there's the whole delightful set up of spying and sabotaging someone else's relationship with an unlikely partner.
Matthew Broderick plays the typical nice guy with lovely ideals and a desperation that's funny to watch. I love the Milkyway Man's tee-shirt. Also loved the "What's your name?"/"Mike."/"What's your name, Mike?"/"Sam." lines! Meg Ryan is great in a different role; this time someone who's hardened by a broken heart and closed to new relationships.
I loved that our protagonists were also antagonists, that no one was really what they seemed in the first place. Overall, the movie was so enjoyable but I think lacked some indeterminable thing that could've made it more than just a video store hit.
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