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Simply Irresistible ()


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A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.

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Amanda Shelton
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Tom Bartlett
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Lois McNally
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Jonathan Bendel
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Nolan Traynor (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
Christopher Durang ...
Gene O'Reilly
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Aunt Stella
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Valderon
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Chris
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Francois
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Gil Shapiro
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Ramos
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The Poet
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Mr. Mueller
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Ruth
Andrew Seear ...
Frank Rogers
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Hannah Wallberg
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Howard
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Bill
Joseph Mosso ...
Abe
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Brian in Shoes
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Molly
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Charlie
Hal Robinson ...
Southern Cross Customer
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Mrs. Mueller (as Margaret Sophie Stein)
Lily Semel ...
Lauren
Audrey Matson ...
Lauren's Mother
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Bendel's Sales Person
Marisa Zalabak ...
Reporter
Eric Rota ...
Sous Chef / Market
Katalina ...
Singer (as Kara Wethington)
Leslie Lyles ...
TJ Russo
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Chef (uncredited)
Tone Torgersen ...
Helen (Department Store Clerk) (uncredited)
Matt Walker ...
Bus Passenger (uncredited)

Directed by

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Mark Tarlov

Written by

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Judith Roberts ... (written by)

Produced by

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Jon Amiel ... producer (produced by)
Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr. ... producer (produced by) (as Joe Caracciolo Jr.)
John Fiedler ... producer (produced by)
Brian Maas ... co-producer
Arnon Milchan ... executive producer
Elisabeth Robinson ... executive producer

Music by

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Gil Goldstein

Cinematography by

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Robert M. Stevens ... (as Robert Stevens)

Film Editing by

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Paul Karasick

Editorial Department

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Fred Heid ... color timer
Patricia Nunez ... apprentice editor
Eron Otcasek ... apprentice editor
Chris Patterson ... apprentice editor
Reina Platt ... post-production coordinator
Beatrice Sisul ... assistant editor
Patricia Sztaba ... negative matcher
Stan Sztaba ... negative matcher
Joe Violante ... dailies advisor

Casting By

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Kerry Barden
Suzanne Crowley
Billy Hopkins

Production Design by

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William Barclay
John Kasarda

Art Direction by

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Beth Kuhn
Caty Maxey

Set Decoration by

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Justin Scoppa Jr.

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Janie Bryant ... (as Katherine Jane Bryant)

Makeup Department

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Stephen G. Bishop ... key hair stylist
Caryn Brostoff ... key makeup artist
Judi Goodman ... key hair stylist
Nicki Ledermann ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Mary-Jane April ... unit production manager
Amanda Cadman ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Evan Labb ... second assistant director
Samantha Lavin ... dga trainee
Patrick Mangan ... second assistant director
Thomas A. Reilly ... assistant director
J. Miller Tobin ... assistant director

Art Department

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Ed Baldi ... art department coordinator
Wayne Brackett ... set dresser
Stephen Caldwell ... scenic charge
Damian J. Costa ... set dresser
Robert DiGrigoli ... construction coordinator
Kenny Engels ... key construction grip
Ed Ferraro ... co-construction coordinator
Harvey Goldberg ... stand-by dresser
Thomas E. Halligan ... construction grip
Richard Hoppe ... assistant property master
George Hugel ... carpenter
Barbara A. Kastner ... property master
Richard Liebgold ... stand-by dresser
John Peter Melendez ... set dresser (as John 'J.P.' Melendez)
Carlos Menéndez ... assistant art director
Allan Trumpler ... scenic charge
Dominika Waclawiak ... art department intern
Charlie Whitney ... construction foreman
Paul J. Wilson ... construction grip
John Wolanczyk ... stand-by scenic
Jeffrey Rollins ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Patricia Brolsma ... boom operator
Yin Cantor ... assistant sound editor
Ben Conrad ... foley mixer
Tobin Davis ... assistant sound editor
Paul Drenning ... adr mixer
Steve Fontano ... foley recordist
Anna Geyer ... transfer room operator
James Lebrecht ... sound effects editor
George Leong ... boom operator
Dominic Lester ... re-recording mixer
Kyrsten Mate ... sound effects editor (as Kyrsten Mate Comoglio)
Marnie Moore ... foley artist
Linda Murphy ... boom operator
Richard Murphy ... utility sound
John Nutt ... supervising sound editor
Robin O'Donoghue ... supervising re-recording mixer (as Robin O'Donaghue)
Margie O'Malley ... foley artist
Julian Pinn ... consultant: Dolby film sound
William Sarokin ... sound mixer
Patti Tauscher ... foley editor
Mary Works ... assistant sound editor

Special Effects by

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Connie Brink ... special effects coordinator
Harold McConnell Jr. ... special effects technican
Charlie Simunik ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Brian Hanable ... digital effects comositor
Janet Quen ... digital effects compositor

Camera and Electrical Department

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K.C. Bailey ... still photographer
Michael Caracciolo ... camera operator
Tom Cioccio ... camera loader
John Dolan ... key grip
Gregory Farrell ... electrician
Kevin Fitzpatrick ... electrician
Abbot Genser ... still photographer
Brendon Malone ... grip (as Brendan Malone)
James Malone ... best boy electric
Tim McAuliffe ... electrician
Jonathan Nussbaum ... best boy grip
Phil Oetiker ... director of photography: second unit
Neil Orlowski ... camera production assistant
Andrew Priestley ... first assistant camera
Charles Sherron ... dolly grip
Arthur Szefer ... second assistant camera
Rory Walsh ... key rigging grip
William Ward ... gaffer
Gerry Wynkoop ... electrician

Casting Department

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Mark Bennett ... casting associate: New York
Deborah Maxwell Dion ... casting associate: Los Angeles
Sylvia Fay ... extras casting
Lee Genick ... extras casting assistant
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Harley Kaplan ... casting assistant
Jennifer McNamara ... casting associate: New York

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Pam Aaron ... wardrobe supervisor
Tere Duncan ... assistant costume designer (as Teresa Duncan)
Deirdra Elizabeth Govan ... set wardrobe supervisor (as Deidra E. Govan) / wardrobe supervisor (as Deidra E. Govan)
Marla Lembo ... wardrobe intern
Todd Oldham ... costumes: Sarah Michelle Gellar

Location Management

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Jeffrey Angel ... location assistant
Patty Carey ... assistant location manager
Michael Kriaris ... location manager
Bryan Lennon ... location production assistant
Teril Lindquist-Turner ... location

Music Department

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Spring Aspers ... music consultant
Christopher Brooks ... music supervisor
Janice Ginsberg ... music clearance
Allan Kaufman ... music consultant
Jill Meyers ... music clearance
Ed Rak ... score engineer / score mixer

Script and Continuity Department

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Mary A. Kelly ... continuity

Transportation Department

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Rich Battista ... driver (as Richard Battista)
Patrick Bentz ... transportation co-captain
Jerry Carter ... driver
Kerry Clark ... parking coordinator
John Collins ... driver
Steven Curtis ... driver
Charles Fay ... driver
Adrien Foley ... driver
Kevin Harrigan ... driver
Anthony Hinds ... driver
Robert Lansing ... driver
John Bernard Martin ... driver: Ms. Gellar (as Bernie Martin)
George Nadramia Jr. ... driver (as George Nadarmia Jr.)
Robert Papini ... driver
Jack Paustain ... driver
Dennis Salomone Sr. ... transportation captain (as Dennis Salomone)
James Sweeney ... driver

Other crew

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Colin Alevras ... executive chef
Betsy Alton ... assistant production coordinator
Russell Anderson ... sous chef
Alex Barszap ... culinary production assistant
Shauna Beal ... assistant: Mr. Milchan
Yvonne Bonder ... travel services
Michelle Bordinaro ... food stylist
Amanda Cadman ... assistant: Mr. Caracciolo
Andrew Carmellini ... dishes conceiver
Hardy Cornell ... sous chef
Bonnie Daniels ... production controller
Wally Dunbar ... copyist
Alex Fernández ... set production assistant
Monica Green ... banking services
Matt Hereford ... sous chef
Margaret Jacobs ... office production assistant
Elyse Jerry ... office intern
Rick Kahn ... transfer room operator
Tim Kopek ... food producer
Kenneth M. Kroll ... production accountant
Brian Maas ... legal services
Colin MacLellan ... key set production assistant (as Colin A.J. MacLean)
Paul Mantell ... crab creator / crab operator
Rebeca Martinez ... stand-in Sarah Michelle Gellar
Dennis Misetech ... banking services
Jerry Mitchell ... choreographer
Jodi Moccia ... associate choreographer
Matt Osgood ... set production assistant
John Paolini ... title designer
Michael A. Pinckney ... set production assistant
Reina Platt ... product placement coordinator
Rozzana Ramos ... assistant: Mr. Milchan
Gina Roose ... assistant: Mr. Tarlov
Peter Schön ... production coordinator
Sigmond Singer ... copyist
Andrew Slocum ... office production assistant
Susan Strine ... assistant production accountant
Ann Taylor ... set production assistant
Irapaul Turner ... shop manager
Daria Vogel ... publicist
Aury Wallington ... office production assistant
Carolyn Erika Walter ... stand-in: Amanda Peet
Kathy Welch ... payroll accountant
Jeff Whittle ... transfer room supervisor
Barret Williams ... office production assistant
Tim Wilson ... stand-in: Sean Patrick Flanery
Peter Pamela Rose ... adr loop group (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A department store executive (Flanery) tries to resist falling in love with a young woman (Gellar), who he believes has possessed magical powers after inheriting a restaurant. Written by Lawless

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Taglines Magic opened up their hearts... Love did the rest. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Einfach unwiderstehlich (Germany)
  • The Magic Hour (United States)
  • Vanilla Fog (United States)
  • Simplement irrésistible (France)
  • Seducción a la carta (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Box Office

Budget $6,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Sarah Michelle Gellar stated that this was one of her least favorite films she had been in. See more »
Goofs A string can be seen attached to the crab as it scuttles through the market in the opening scene. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Payback/She's All That/Rushmore/Simply Irresistible/My Name Is Joe (1999). See more »
Soundtracks Little King See more »
Crazy Credits For Judy See more »
Quotes Tom Bartlett: If the broom fits, ride it!
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