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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Maggie
... Sam
... Linda
... Anton (as Tcheky Karyo)
... Nana
... Ed Green
Remak Ramsay ... Professor Wells
... Carl
... Matheson
Susan Forristal ... Cecile
... Street Comic
... Gwen
Maurizio Benazzo ... Euro-Chic Man
Paolo Calamari ... French Bartender
... 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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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,446,098, 26 May 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$34,656,904, 17 August 1997
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Trivia

Johnny Depp was the first choice to play Sam, before Matthew Broderick immediately signed on. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Maggie: When I was a kid, my father had this dog that started to get all weak and sickly. He takes it to the vet, he examines it and says a maggot must have laid eggs in the dog's butt. The baby maggots have crawled up, now they've started to grow, and eventually they're gonna eat the dog alive from the inside. He says it should be put to sleep, because it's an old dog anyway. But father won't do it. He takes the dog home, he puts it on the bed, he reaches up into the dog, picking out the maggots with ...
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Referenced in Melrose Place: A Brand New Day (1997) See more »

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Ma fiancée, elle est partie
Written and Performed by Dany Brillant
Courtesy of VK Productions/Major Chord and Warner Music France
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Meg Ryan is as sweet as ever.
13 February 2002 | by See 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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