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Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat... See more »

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Andie
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Ben
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Michelle
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Jeannie
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Tony
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Thayer
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Spears
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Green
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Phillip Warren
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Lana Jong
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Lori
Justin Peroff ...
Mike
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Glenda
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Jack
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Uncle Arnold
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Joey Sr. (as John Diresta)
Scott Benes ...
Joey Jr.
Zachary Benes ...
Joey Jr.
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Dora
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Mrs. DeLauer
James Mainprize ...
Mr. DeLauer
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DeLauer Security
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Receptionist Candi
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Sensitive Moviegoer
Warner Wolf ...
Warner Wolf
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Mark Sawyer
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Mrs. Sawyer
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Poker Pal Ronald
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Poker Pal Francis (as David MacNiven)
Jeff Gruich ...
Poker Pal Joe
William Duell ...
Old Concession Worker
Ross Gallo ...
Young Concession Worker
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Vegetarian Waitress
Diego Fuentes ...
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Mullen's Hostess
Al Bernstein ...
Party Waiter
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Marvin Hamlisch
Collin Barrett ...
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Bruce Farquhar ...
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Rod MacDonald ...
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Bob Reeves ...
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Gery Soles ...
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Jim Paris ...
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Frank Penny ...
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The Voice of the New York Knicks (voice)
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Man in Park (uncredited)
Paul Huggett ...
Blind date (uncredited)
Randy Kerdoon ...
Court Announcer (uncredited)
Julie McLeod ...
Gala Guest (uncredited)
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Motorist (uncredited)
Michael Sercerchi ...
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Directed by

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Donald Petrie

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Michele Alexander ... (book) and
Jeannie Long ... (book)
 
Kristen Buckley ... (screenplay) &
Brian Regan ... (screenplay) and
Burr Steers ... (screenplay)

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Robert Evans ... producer
Elizabeth Joan Hooper ... associate producer
Lynda Obst ... producer
Christine Peters ... producer
Robin Prybil ... associate producer
Richard Vane ... executive producer
Brian Alexander ... associate producer (uncredited)

Music by

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David Newman ... (original score by)

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John Bailey ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Debra Neil-Fisher

Editorial Department

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David S. Clark ... assistant editor: New York
Rick Derby ... assistant editor: New York
Patrick J. Don Vito ... additional editor: New York
Mike Milliken ... color timer
Chad Rubel ... apprentice editor: New York
David Tarnawsky ... assistant editor: Toronto
Donald Freeman ... final colorist (uncredited)
Sarah Ogletree ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Michael Toll ... telecine assistant (uncredited)

Casting By

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Andrew S. Brown
Gail Levin

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Thérèse DePrez

Costume Design by

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Karen Patch

Makeup Department

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Kathryn Blondell ... hair stylist: Ms. Hudson, New York
Linda Dowds ... makeup artist: Toronto
Bernadette Mazur ... key makeup artist: New York
Francesca Paris ... key hair stylist: New York
Ronnie Specter ... makeup artist: Ms. Hudson, New York
Vincent Sullivan ... hair stylist: Toronto

Production Management

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Jim Powers ... production manager (as James Powers)
Harvey Waldman ... unit production manager
Nan Morales ... executive in charge of production (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Joan G. Bostwick ... second second assistant director: New York (as Joan Bostwick)
Tyler Delben ... third assistant director: Toronto
Stuart Feldman ... second assistant director
Jack Gill ... second unit director: New York
Terriel Ham ... second assistant director: New York, second unit
Michaela Hudson ... assistant director
Grant Lucibello ... second assistant director
Mike Manzato ... dga trainee: Toronto
Francisco Ortiz ... dga trainee: New York
Ellen H. Schwartz ... first assistant director
Robert E. Warren ... first assistant director: New York, second unit (as Robert Warren)
Odette Blanch ... assistant director (uncredited)
Jennifer Haufler ... trainee assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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David Orin Charles ... on-set dresser: Toronto
Jaro Dick ... set decorator: Toronto
Matt Duncan ... property master: New York, second unit
Nick Evans ... set decorator: New York (as Nicholas Evans)
James C. Feng ... art director: New York (as James Feng)
Brandt Gordon ... art director: Toronto
Derrick Kardos ... art department coordinator: New York
Jonathan Kovacs ... assistant property master: Toronto
Martin Lasowitz ... property master: New York
Keri Lederman ... assistant property master: New York
John Mackenzie ... construction coordinator: Toronto (as John MacKenzie)
Charles E. McCarry ... assistant art director: New York (as Charles McCarry)
Brenda McClennin ... prop master/buyer: Toronto
Don McQueen ... set dresser: Toronto
Nick Miller ... construction coordinator: New York (as Nicholas Miller)
Robert G. Pearson ... construction foreperson: Toronto
Reet Puhm ... scenic artist: Toronto
Dave Reardon ... lead person: New York
Vic Rigler ... property master: Toronto
John 'Butch' Rose ... lead person: Toronto (as John Rose)
Corinna Schmitt-Porsia ... art department coordinator: Toronto
Evan Webber ... set designer: Toronto
Colin Woods ... assistant art director: Toronto
Frances Catalano ... best boy construction grip (uncredited)
John Davis ... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Avril Dishaw ... set decoration buyer (uncredited)
Daren Dochterman ... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Jonathan Graham ... key construction grip: New York (uncredited)
Joseph Helmreich ... art assistant (uncredited)
Alexandra Hooper ... set decoration buyer (uncredited)
Erin Manigault ... set dresser (uncredited)
Joe Mohos ... set dresser (uncredited)
James Pesce ... set dresser (uncredited)
James Sadek ... shop craft foreman (uncredited)
Jeff Smith ... art department apprentice (uncredited)
Paul Vernon ... carpenter (uncredited)
Danielle Webb ... set dresser (uncredited)
Robert Zorella ... construction office coordinator (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Anna Behlmer ... re-recording mixer
David Boulton ... adr mixer
Anne Couk ... assistant sound editor
Scott Curtis ... foley editor
Victor Ray Ennis ... assistant sound editor
Tammy Fearing ... adr editor
Julie Feiner ... adr editor
Paul Flinchbaugh ... assistant sound editor
Marty Frasu ... sound consultant
Douglas Ganton ... sound mixer: Toronto
Laura Graham ... adr editor
Robin Harlan ... foley artist
Matthew Harrison ... foley editor (as Matt Harrison)
Ethan Holzman ... assistant sound editor
Michael Kamper ... sound effects editor
Doc Kane ... adr mixer
Randy Kelley ... sound effects editor
Toussaint Kotright ... cable person: New York
Susan Kurtz ... dialogue editor
Tod A. Maitland ... sound mixer: New York (as Todd Maitland)
Ron Meredith ... assistant sound editor
Sarah Monat ... foley artist
Andy Nelson ... re-recording mixer
Thomas J. O'Connell ... adr mixer
Michele Perrone ... supervising adr editor
Vic Radulich ... dialogue editor
Alan Rankin ... sound design editor
Moshe Saadon ... cable person: Toronto
Michael Scott ... boom operator: New York
Randy Singer ... foley mixer (as Randy K. Singer)
Frank Smathers ... supervising sound editor (as Frank T. Smathers)
Mark P. Stoeckinger ... supervising sound editor
Mike Szakmeister ... dialogue editor (as Michael Szakmeister)
Reynald Trudel ... boom operator: Toronto
James Wright ... sound consultant: Dolby
Linda Folk ... adr editor (uncredited)
Craig Heath ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Michael Paterson ... daily sound transferer (uncredited)
Philip Rogers ... adr recordist (uncredited)

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J.C. Brotherhood ... special effects supervisor: New York
Johann Kunz ... special effects technician
Ray McMillan ... front projection (uncredited)
Rob Sanderson ... special effects director (uncredited)

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Victor DiMichina ... digital imaging supervisor: Pixel Magic (as Victor Dimichina)
Cynthia Hyland ... digital artist: Pixel Magic
Bonnie Kanner ... executive producer: Pixel Magic
Kevin Kipper ... digital artist: Pixel Magic
George Macri ... visual effects producer: Pixel Magic
John R. McConnell ... digital artist: Pixel Magic
Ray McIntyre Jr. ... visual effects supervisor: Pixel Magic (as Raymond McIntyre Jr.)
Brad Moylan ... digital artist: Pixel Magic
Patrick Murphy ... digital artist: Pixel Magic
Ray Scalice ... general manager: Pixel Magic
Kevin Struckman ... digital artist: Pixel Magic
John T. Van Vliet ... visual effects supervisor
Randall Balsmeyer ... visual effects (uncredited)
J. John Corbett ... visual effects (uncredited)
Michael Curtis ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Jason Hill ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Josh Novak ... lead compositor: main title sequence (uncredited)
Reid Paul ... digital effects supervisor (uncredited)
Juan Carlos Vargas ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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John Cenatiempo ... stunt coordinator: New York
Jack Gill ... supervising stunt coordinator
Steve Lucescu ... stunt coordinator: Toronto
Mark Norby ... stunts
Jodi Michelle Pynn ... stunts
Rick Miller ... stunts (uncredited)
Mark Norby ... stunt double: Matthew McConaughey (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Rico Omega Alston ... video assist operator: New York (as Rico Alston)
Tom Anderson ... assistant chief lighting technician: New York (as Thomas Anderson)
James Boniece ... first company rigging grip: New York (as Jim Boniece)
Bernie Branston ... electrician: Toronto
David Breeze ... chief lighting technician: Toronto
Paul Candrilli ... second company grip: New York
Michael Carr ... film loader: Toronto
Andrew Cheung ... grip: New York
John Clifford ... still photographer: New York
Angelo Colavecchia ... camera operator: Toronto
Mark Cyre ... first assistant camera: Toronto
Tim Davis ... video assist operator: Toronto
David M. Dunlap ... director of photography: New York, second unit (as Dave Dunlap)
Gordon Eldridge ... chief rigging electrician: Toronto
Tony Eldridge ... assistant chief lighting technician: Toronto
Ken Ferris ... camera operator: New York
Ian Foulds ... assistant chief rigging electrician: Toronto
Michael Gibson ... still photographer: Toronto
Amanda Hudson ... second assistant camera: New York
Kevin Janicelli ... chief lighting technician: New York
Adam Johnson ... film loader: New York
Mike Kirilenko ... first company grip: Toronto
Andrew Kunszt ... grip: Toronto
Bernie Lalonde ... first company rigging grip: Toronto
Marvin Macina ... electrician: Toronto
Bobby Mancuso ... first assistant camera: New York
Charlie Marroquin ... first company grip: New York
Rick Marroquin ... dolly grip operator: New York
Jim McConkey ... steadicam operator: New York
Mike Moyer ... chief lighting technician: New York
Rocco Palmieri ... chief rigging electrician: New York
Mark Penney ... camera trainee
Ron Renzetti ... dolly grip operator: Toronto
Edward A. Robinson Jr. ... grip: New York (as Edward Robinson)
Don Rose ... second company rigging grip: Toronto
Johnny Santiago ... grip: New York
Andrew Sweeney ... grip: New York
Neil Trafford ... first assistant camera: Toronto
Samuel Turturici ... grip: Toronto (as Sam Turturici)
Ron Yolevsky ... second company grip: Toronto
Will Arnot ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Terrence C. Burke ... grip (uncredited)
William Engel ... grip (uncredited)
John Geisler ... electrician (uncredited)
James Harker ... generator operator (uncredited)
Timothy Healy ... electrician: New York (uncredited)
Gregory F. Johnson ... grip: New York (uncredited)
Todd S. Klein ... best boy rigging grip (uncredited)
Chris Lombardozzi ... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Thomas McGrath Woods ... grip (uncredited)
Darren Ryan ... 24 frame video operator (uncredited)
Jens Sturup ... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
Joshua Van Praag ... electrician (uncredited)
Greg Williams ... video supervisor (uncredited)
Chris Zizzo ... additional electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Robin D. Cook ... casting: Canada
Sylvia Fay ... extras casting: New York
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Nicole Hilliard-Forde ... casting associate: Canada
Zameret Kleiman ... extras casting: Toronto
Barbara J. McCarthy ... casting associate: New York
Jennifer Murdocca ... casting assistant: New York
Andrew Fox ... casting associate: NY (uncredited)
Lee Genick ... extras casting (uncredited)
Sara Kay ... casting assistant: Canada (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Amy Andrews ... costume supervisor: New York (as Amelia Andrews)
Jay Du Boisson ... assistant costume designer: Toronto
Sharon Globerson ... assistant costume designer: New York
Cheryl Kilbourne-Kimpton ... costume supervisor: New York
Lydia Marks ... assistant costume designer: New York
Mia Sturup ... costume supervisor: Toronto
Dina Bar-El ... dress designer: Kate Hudson (uncredited)
Christina Cattle ... costumer: Matthew McConaughey (uncredited)
Charles C. Crutchfield ... costumer (uncredited)
Renee Fontana ... costumer: Ms. Hudson (uncredited)
Rosemary Lepre Forman ... costume shopper (uncredited)
Askia Won-Ling Jacob ... costumer (uncredited)
Anita Simard ... wardrobe truck supervisor (uncredited)
Kate Southern ... key costumer (uncredited)
Meg Thornton ... costume ager/dyer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Jeffrey Angel ... assistant location manager: New York
Will Hoddinott ... location manager: Toronto
Sam Hutchins ... location manager: New York
Mark McFadden ... assistant location manager: Toronto
Keith Adams ... location assistant (uncredited)
Robert Cavalluzzo ... location assistant (uncredited)
Graham Goetz ... location assistant (uncredited)
Damon Michael Gordon ... location scout (uncredited)
Ron Gwynne ... location scout (uncredited)
Mark Moore ... location scout (uncredited)
Vernon Rodriquez ... location assistant (uncredited)
Susan Silas ... location scout (uncredited)

Music Department

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Bruce Botnick ... music mixer / music recordist
Sandy DeCrescent ... orchestra contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
Greg Dennen ... music recordist (as Greg Dennon)
Mark Eshelman ... scoring crew
Marc Gebauer ... scoring crew
Tanya Noel Hill ... music editor
Gregory Jamrok ... orchestrator (as Greg Jamrok)
Dana Millman ... music supervisor (as Dana Millman-Dufine)
David Newman ... conductor
Krystyna Newman ... scoring consultant
Jay Selvester ... scoring crew
Andrew Silver ... music editor
Jojo Villanueva ... music coordinator
Stephen Lotwis ... music editor: temp music (uncredited)
Norman Ludwin ... bass (uncredited) / musician (uncredited)
John Rodd ... orchestral scoring recordist (uncredited)
Patrick Russ ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Andrew Silver ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Kevin Flynn ... transportation captain: New York
Glenn Hughes ... picture car captain
Brian Lieberz ... driver
Stuart Mitchell ... transportation captain: Toronto
Edward O'Donnell ... transportation coordinator: New York (as Eddie O'Donnell)
Dave Staples ... transportation coordinator: Toronto
William L. Tataryn ... directors driver: Donald Petrie (uncredited)

Other crew

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Vicki Adams ... production secretary: New York
Amanda Alden ... assistant production coordinator: Toronto
Elizabeth S. Barton ... assistant: Ms. Hudson, New York (as Elizabeth Barton)
Jackie Brandwein ... medic: New York (as Jacqueline Brandwein)
Al Cerullo ... helicopter pilot
John C. Chaney ... assistant: Mr. McConaughey, New York (as John Chaney)
Kathy Cossu ... medic: New York (as Kathleen Cossu)
Jennifer Crammer ... assistant production coordinator: New York
Kevin Drysdale ... production assistant: Toronto
Julie Garneau ... assistant: Ms. Obst, Toronto (as Julie Anne Garneau)
Peter Hagist ... production assistant: New York
Marie-Claude Harnois ... production coordinator: Toronto
Patti Hawn ... unit publicist: New York
Susan Humphrey ... animal handler: dogs, New York
Mindy May Jenkins ... first assistant auditor: Toronto
Stacey Kelly ... set production assistant
Cory Koller ... assistant: Mr. Petrie, New York (as Cory Claffey-Koller)
Vicky Middleton ... second assistant auditor: Toronto (as Vicky Mitakidis)
Kristy Mitchell ... production assistant: Toronto
Elizabeth J. Nevin ... production coordinator: New York
Matt Osgood ... production assistant: New York (as Matthew Osgood)
Nadia Paine ... assistant: Mr. Vane, New York
Elizabeth Palmer ... production assistant: New York
Leslie Pincus ... assistant: Ms. Obst, New York
Ali Powell ... assistant: Mr. Petrie, New York
Antonia Proscia ... first assistant auditor: New York
Wendy Lee Roberts ... script supervisor: New York, second unit (as Wendy Roberts)
Ira Rosenberg ... production assistant: Toronto
Randy Tat ... production associate: New York
Lynne Twentyman ... script supervisor: New York
Matilde Valera ... production auditor: New York
Doug Webster ... production assistant: New York
Gordon Weiske ... assistant: Mr. Petrie, Toronto
Greg Wood ... medic: Toronto
Morris Assouline ... production assistant (uncredited)
Patricia Hanley Cumming ... on-set supervisor (uncredited)
Michelle Dunton ... script researcher (uncredited)
Greg Ferris ... marketing canada (uncredited)
Daniel Fine ... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Jay Floyd ... clearance administrator (uncredited)
Kendra Levenberg ... craft service (uncredited)
Jason McLeod ... production assistant (uncredited)
Matt Metras ... production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
David Milhous ... studio team (uncredited)
David Bryan Nash ... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Emre Ozpirincci ... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Gregory J. Pawlik Jr. ... set production assistant (uncredited)
Wayne Petrucelli ... security: Kate Hudson, New York (uncredited)
Dana Reznik ... photo double: Kate Hudson (uncredited) / stand-in: Kate Hudson (uncredited)
Eugene Stamos ... craft service (uncredited)
Trish 'The Dish' Stanard ... set production assistant: New York (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive competing with two female co-workers for a major campaign for a diamond merchant. He cuts a deal with his competitors that the account is his if he can make a woman of their choice fall in love with him in 10 days. In comes Andie Anderson who, in turn, is writing a story on how to lose a guy in 10 days as a bet with her boss to be allowed to write more substantial stories. With a hidden agenda in each camp, will either party be able to complete their mission? Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Taglines One of them is lying. So is the other. See more »
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Also Known As
  • How to Lose a Guy (United States)
  • Wie werde ich ihn los in 10 Tagen (Germany)
  • Comment se faire larguer en 10 leçons (France)
  • Cómo perder a un chico en 10 días (Spain)
  • Как да разкараш гаджето за 10 дни (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 116 min
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Box Office

Budget $50,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $23,774,850, 09 Feb 2003
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $177,371,441

Did You Know?

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Trivia Kate Hudson improvised plastering Matthew McConaughey with kisses during the scene where she introduces the new dog. This is why McConaughey looks genuinely surprised. See more »
Goofs One of the headlines on the first magazine's cover (during the intro-montage) states 'How To Loose Your Stomach' instead of the correct 'Lose'. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Great Movie Mistakes (2010). See more »
Soundtracks Catch Me If You Can See more »
Quotes Andie: Our love fern! You let it die!
Ben: No, honey, it's just sleeping.
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